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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August 23, 2007
Fitness training for law enforcement Sgt. Paul Zagaria - Staying Fit for LE

Fitness training for law enforcement

What is fitness? According to Random House Webster's Dictionary, "fitness" is described as,... - Full Story
August 14, 2007
Surviving your relationships Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Surviving your relationships

By Sgt. Betsy Branter Smith Cops have a notoriously high divorce rate, but divorce statistics are only... - Full Story
July 31, 2007
Using functional fitness to enhance your shooting skills Mike Macro - Fit for Duty

Using functional fitness to enhance your shooting skills

By Mike Macro When training at the firing range, our instructors often remind us of the importance of... - Full Story
July 29, 2007
Maintaining your winning mindset Dave Smith - The Winning Mind

Maintaining your winning mindset

By Dave Smith It has always been my contention that the primary asset every officer, deputy, trooper,... - Full Story
July 16, 2007
How to pass your pre-employment psych screening without going nuts Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

How to pass your pre-employment psych screening without going nuts

By Dr. Laurence Miller Q: I’ve been a police officer at a small department for about five years and I... - Full Story
June 20, 2007
Do away with the Capt. Greg Meyer (ret.) - Less Lethal Issues in Law Enforcement

Do away with the "anyways"

By Greg Meyer My golf pro often mentions the “anyways.” As in, “Don’t do’em.” An “anyway” is when, during... - Full Story
June 15, 2007
The worst possible news: Death notification and body identification for law enforcement officers Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

The worst possible news: Death notification and body identification for law enforcement officers

By Dr. Laurence Miller Q: Recently, we had a multiple-casualty incident involving a traffic pile-up due... - Full Story
May 16, 2007
Police officer suicide: Recognizing the signs and helping our colleagues in distress Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Police officer suicide: Recognizing the signs and helping our colleagues in distress

Q: Recently, our department was rocked by the suicide of an officer. Although the guy never seemed to... - Full Story
April 23, 2007
You snooze, you lose? The opposite may be true Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

You snooze, you lose? The opposite may be true

[From Force Science News provided by The Force Science Research Center. Register here for a free subscription... - Full Story



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Health - Physical and Mental Fitness Columnists

Street Psychology — Advantage Officer! Street Psychology — Advantage Officer!
with Greg Sancier
Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts
with Force Science Institute