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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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May 16, 2014
Why respecting even the most vile criminals is important to our survival Jack Hoban - Ethical Warrior

Why respecting even the most vile criminals is important to our survival

Current literature strongly indicates that demonizing or dehumanizing others because of their relative values — be they ethnic, cultural, behavioral or criminal — exacerbates PTSD - Full Story
May 15, 2014
8 'Mom-isms' that can make you a better cop Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

8 'Mom-isms' that can make you a better cop

If you get hurt at work and have to go to the ER, do you really want the trauma nurses gossiping over their morning coffee about your tattered underwear? - Full Story
April 30, 2014
9 ways to tell if you're a law enforcement burnout Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

9 ways to tell if you're a law enforcement burnout

As we explain in our article 6 ways to beat burnout in a police officer, the pressures and demands of... - Full Story
April 30, 2014
6 ways to beat burnout in a police officer Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

6 ways to beat burnout in a police officer

Teaching yourself to recognize and manage burnout is imperative to the overall happiness and stability in your job and life — teaching others in law enforcement is key to the success of the profession - Full Story
April 22, 2014
11 tips to reduce the stress of testifying in court American Military University - In Public Safety

11 tips to reduce the stress of testifying in court

By Mark Bond, professor of criminal justice at American Military University InPublicSafety One of the... - Full Story
April 10, 2014
Preventing police suicide: A police wife breaks the silence PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Preventing police suicide: A police wife breaks the silence

In PoliceOne "First Person" essays, PoliceOne Members candidly share their own unique personal insights on issues confronting cops today, as well as opinions, observations, and advice on living life behind the thin blue line - Full Story
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



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Health - Physical and Mental Fitness Columnists

More Than A Cop More Than A Cop
with Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski
Maintaining Your Mental Edge Maintaining Your Mental Edge
with Dr. Dorothy McCoy