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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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November 04, 2014
Why SWAT cops need to be their own fitness instructors Sgt. Glenn French - SWAT Operator

Why SWAT cops need to be their own fitness instructors

Stress and fatigue are your two biggest enemies while trying to function in a tactical environment - Full Story
October 26, 2014
IACP 2014: Mental health interventions in the aftermath of a mass casualty event Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

IACP 2014: Mental health interventions in the aftermath of a mass casualty event

2 surprising strategies for dealing with the aftermath of a mass casualty event were gleaned at an afternoon seminar session in the Police Psychological Services Section Track - Full Story
October 20, 2014
4 keys to living in police reality (not police fiction) Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

4 keys to living in police reality (not police fiction)

Living your life based on police stereotypes sets you up for failure — look to those police officers who are successful professionally and personally and use them as your guide, because that is the real world - Full Story
October 17, 2014
Ways to reinvigorate your passion for policing American Military University - In Public Safety

Ways to reinvigorate your passion for policing

By Matthew Loux, American Military University In Public Safety Do you find yourself dreading going to... - Full Story
October 15, 2014
The critical gap in training that’s killing cops (and how to fill it) Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

The critical gap in training that’s killing cops (and how to fill it)

We lose more cops at their own hands than are killed by the bad guys but the profession does no scenario-based training to prepare officers for that danger - Full Story
September 09, 2014
How to spot and treat officer depression American Military University - In Public Safety

How to spot and treat officer depression

Every year, just as many officers die by their own hand as do officers killed in the line of duty - Full Story
September 08, 2014
How human touch can comfort a wounded warrior Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

How human touch can comfort a wounded warrior

“The power of touch has deep roots in the human experience,” says Dr. Bill Lewinski, executive director of the Force Science Institute - Full Story
September 04, 2014
A love letter to police officers PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

A love letter to police officers

The following is an actual letter written by the girlfriend of a cop who sent it along to P1 for you to enjoy - Full Story
August 27, 2014
P1 Poll Results: How physically fit are you? P1 Community - The Question

P1 Poll Results: How physically fit are you?

Variety is the spice of life; complacency in your workouts can be just as dangerous as it is on patrol - Full Story
August 18, 2014
A tale of two TASERs: Why ethics is fundamental to officer safety Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

A tale of two TASERs: Why ethics is fundamental to officer safety

A large number of police officer suicides are committed by cops who are under investigation - Full Story



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