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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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April 09, 2014
Managing law enforcement stress through emotional intelligence American Military University - In Public Safety

Managing law enforcement stress through emotional intelligence

By Mark Bond, professor of criminal justice at American Military University InPublicSafety.com Law enforcement... - Full Story
April 02, 2014
Workout site for cops offers 10-minute fitness plans Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Workout site for cops offers 10-minute fitness plans

The most common excuse people have for slacking on their workout is that they don’t have the time. Do you have ten minutes? — criminals do - Full Story
March 21, 2014
How you can spot warning signs and help prevent police suicide American Military University - In Public Safety

How you can spot warning signs and help prevent police suicide

By Mark Bond, professor of criminal justice at American Military University InPublicSafety.com The police... - Full Story
March 04, 2014
8 steps to control officer stress and fatigue American Military University - In Public Safety

8 steps to control officer stress and fatigue

By Mark Bond, Professor of Criminal Justice at American Military University InPublicSafety.com Law enforcement... - Full Story
February 25, 2014
Making time for 'patrol ready' physical fitness Nancy Fatura - Unleashing Your Inner Warrior

Making time for 'patrol ready' physical fitness

We police officers generally have to work out on our own time, and I see that as being just one more hour added to our shift - Full Story
February 25, 2014
How sleep deprivation affects officer safety and performance PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

How sleep deprivation affects officer safety and performance

“The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.” — W. C. Fields - Full Story
January 22, 2014
Resolve to rise past the plateau in 2014 Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

Resolve to rise past the plateau in 2014

Unfulfilled promise can be a catalyst for professional burnout, especially when we feel that somewhere along the line we dropped the reins — make the effort to make changes - Full Story
December 20, 2013
2013 in Review: Keeping our cynical side at bay at year's end Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

2013 in Review: Keeping our cynical side at bay at year's end

Here are a few suggestions for staying optimistic during the often-difficult season of “happy” holidays and New Year’s resolutions - Full Story
December 20, 2013
10 ways to help a fellow officer injured in the line of duty Olivia Johnson - Peer Support

10 ways to help a fellow officer injured in the line of duty

Too many times when a fellow-officer is injured in the line of duty, many of us fail to really support... - Full Story
December 20, 2013
Don't forget a fellow officer after an injury Olivia Johnson - Peer Support

Don't forget a fellow officer after an injury

Sergeant Jon Brough and Officer Mike Kralicek, who were catastrophically shot — lives spared, but careers ended — teach us how we can help an injured officer - Full Story



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Health - Physical and Mental Fitness Columnists

Maintaining Your Mental Edge Maintaining Your Mental Edge
with Dr. Dorothy McCoy
 Peer Support Peer Support
with Olivia Johnson