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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May 23, 2011
Police intervention and the suicidal subject: Suicide facts and fictions Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Police intervention and the suicidal subject: Suicide facts and fictions

How can police officers effectively intervene against citizens' attempted suicide? - Full Story
May 23, 2011
Warning signs of suicide Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Warning signs of suicide

Coworkers, family members, and friends can all be valuable resources in identifying people in distress... - Full Story
May 19, 2011
P1 First Person: Keeping your boots clean PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Keeping your boots clean

By Officer David A. Rhoades Amherst (Mass.) Police DepartmentA police officer sits in his cruiser, in... - Full Story
May 18, 2011
National Police Week: Living with the sacrifice Barbara A. Schwartz - Living with the Sacrifice

National Police Week: Living with the sacrifice

Be certain that you and your agency recognize and honor the injured and disabled officers in your jurisdiction and beyond during National Police Week 2011 - Full Story
May 18, 2011
LWTS honorable mentions: Caregivers 24/7/365 Barbara A. Schwartz - Living with the Sacrifice

LWTS honorable mentions: Caregivers 24/7/365

For National Police Week 2011, honorable mention goes to the caregivers. In recognition of their loyal... - Full Story
May 12, 2011
Police officers impaired and imperiled by exertion and exhaustion Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Police officers impaired and imperiled by exertion and exhaustion

Final findings from Force Science exhaustion study begun in September 2010 reveal significant decline in environmental awareness and memory following just 60 seconds of all-out exertion - Full Story
April 29, 2011
What do our 'cop dreams' tell us? Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

What do our 'cop dreams' tell us?

From syrup bullets to empty holsters, police officers have some pretty interesting recurring dreams — what are yours? - Full Story
April 14, 2011
P1 First Person: Historical training method for modern law enforcement PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Historical training method for modern law enforcement

By Josh Capilouto Los Angeles Police DepartmentThe elite warriors of old Japan, the samurai, were legendary... - Full Story
April 11, 2011
The Ethical Warrior: Developing a cop's combat mindset Jack E. Hoban & Bruce J. Gourlie - The Ethical Warrior

The Ethical Warrior: Developing a cop's combat mindset

One popular phrase says: “Be polite and professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.”... - Full Story
March 31, 2011
Balancing a police career and happy home life Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Balancing a police career and happy home life

It may say 'Officer' or 'Deputy' on your business card, but you have many other titles in your life that demand your dedication and devotion - Full Story



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