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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November 17, 2015
How to implement a department-wide health and fitness program George Vrotsos - Premeditated Fitness

How to implement a department-wide health and fitness program

Implementing policies that incentivize officers to be healthier and more physically fit can be a huge factor in your program's success - Full Story
November 09, 2015
Cops under stress: Staying mentally healthy requires work PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Cops under stress: Staying mentally healthy requires work

I remember my doctor telling me, “Kevin, you have depression. How do you feel about that?” My first thought was, “How the hell do you think I feel about it?” - Full Story
November 06, 2015
Shot 15 times, a cop offers 5 keys to increasing officer resilience Olivia Johnson - Peer Support

Shot 15 times, a cop offers 5 keys to increasing officer resilience

Resilience is all about positive mindset, mindfulness, a winning spirit, and keeping things in perspective - Full Story
October 28, 2015
IACP Quick Take: How cops can build resiliency before mass casualty incidents Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

IACP Quick Take: How cops can build resiliency before mass casualty incidents

The mental toll taken on a police department after a mass casualty incident can be catastrophic, which is why its important to prepare prior to an incident - Full Story
October 27, 2015
What's it like to lead today's cops? 3 chiefs speak out Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

What's it like to lead today's cops? 3 chiefs speak out

As these chiefs testify, active police leaders are not just riding out the storm, but making positive efforts to keep officers safe, morale high, and community trust intact - Full Story
October 23, 2015
Applying Brian Willis - If I Knew Then...

Applying "What's important now?" to the current crisis in law enforcement

The acronym W.I.N. has been used to help law enforcement professionals make better decisions in leadership, use of force, incident command, tactical combat casualty care, training, and tactics. - Full Story
October 20, 2015
Pulse of Policing: How individual cops are overcoming injuries of the mind, body, and spirit Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Pulse of Policing: How individual cops are overcoming injuries of the mind, body, and spirit

Because virtually everything in policing begins with the individual officer, we decided that our first series of pieces would address the issues these cops face - Full Story
October 20, 2015
6 considerations for PDs looking to start a peer support group Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

6 considerations for PDs looking to start a peer support group

A peer support program can enable a police department to actively work to prevent and treat the crippling after-effects of trauma - Full Story
October 20, 2015
Cops in crisis: The power of peer support in PDs Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

Cops in crisis: The power of peer support in PDs

A peer support program can enable a police department to actively work to prevent and treat the crippling after-effects of trauma - Full Story
October 19, 2015
Fat loss made simple: 12 tips to becoming a leaner cop George Vrotsos - Premeditated Fitness

Fat loss made simple: 12 tips to becoming a leaner cop

By eating healthy foods, getting proper sleep, and training intelligently, you will be ordering a smaller size duty belt before you know it - Full Story



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