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Health - Physical and Mental Fitness

Health - Physical and Mental Fitness

The Police Health - Physical and Mental Fitness topic provides cops with videos, training drills and expert advice to help ensure the officer’s head is straight and body is strong. Complete physical and psychological fitness - through regular trips to the gym, five-mile runs, and conversations with the police psychologist - is critical for an officer to perform the job to maximum potential.
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October 26, 2011
Wired to kill: Are we innate murderers? Sgt. Steve "Pappy" Papenfuhs - Training to Think

Wired to kill: Are we innate murderers?

Each of us has contemplated the necessity of responding to a threat with deadly force - Full Story
September 29, 2011
P1 First Person: To the disabled police officer: 'You are not alone' PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: To the disabled police officer: 'You are not alone'

By PoliceOne Member Nick Dial I graduated the police academy in January of 2006. It had been a live in... - Full Story
September 26, 2011
Hydromax: An alternative to the water bladder backpack Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Hydromax: An alternative to the water bladder backpack

I was in a seminar devoted to training the new generation of law enforcement officers when the instructor... - Full Story
September 22, 2011
P1 First Person: Increasing your situational awareness PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Increasing your situational awareness

Part one of a four-part series entitled 'Think first!' addressing a critical element of officer safety - Full Story
September 12, 2011
The Ethical Warrior: Defensive tactics training and the Warrior Creed Jack E. Hoban & Bruce J. Gourlie - The Ethical Warrior

The Ethical Warrior: Defensive tactics training and the Warrior Creed

Overcoming the notion that declaring oneself an Ethical Warrior is somehow ‘uncool’ can be achieved a number of ways — try incorporating this type of scenario training in your DT work - Full Story
September 11, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Remember the jumpers Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

10 years after 9/11: Remember the jumpers

When the 9/11 terrorist attacks occurred, Wesley Wong — a long-time agent in the FBI New York Office,... - Full Story
September 09, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Reluctant heroes Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

10 years after 9/11: Reluctant heroes

While some public safety personnel just eat up the hero-worship stuff, others are uncomfortable with all the attention and just want their life back - Full Story
September 08, 2011
P1 First Person: In support of the Zadroga Bill and the Victims Compensation Fund PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: In support of the Zadroga Bill and the Victims Compensation Fund

By John Feal and Sean Riordan Special Contributors to PoliceOneIn the minutes, hours, days and months... - Full Story
August 17, 2011
How martial arts training can improve officer safety Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

How martial arts training can improve officer safety

There are many situations in which the application of skills learned in the martial arts can help to ensure that a police officer on the street makes it home at the end of the shift - Full Story
August 11, 2011
Functional fitness for female officers Kathy Vonk - Fitness for Female Officers

Functional fitness for female officers

Women in law enforcement encounter the same criminals that male officers do, therefore must be able to fight with and subdue those same criminals - Full Story



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