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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 09, 2013
Learning from the case of Marine veteran James Brower Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

Learning from the case of Marine veteran James Brower

The NYPD has been, on the whole, a generous veteran employer - Full Story
May 09, 2013
PTSD and police: Hiring and retaining war veterans in our ranks Lance Eldridge - All Law Enforcement is Local

PTSD and police: Hiring and retaining war veterans in our ranks

Ensure that your PD doesn’t fall prey to sensationalist and politicized reporting on PTSD by anti-war media, which otherwise may influence hiring decisions in risk-averse departments - Full Story
April 11, 2013
The greatest calling: Being a true friend to a brother or sister in blue Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

The greatest calling: Being a true friend to a brother or sister in blue

We rely on our brothers and sisters in blue because no one else understands us - Full Story
March 08, 2013
Having the strength to address your mental wellness Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

Having the strength to address your mental wellness

Mental wellness is an issue that must be addressed throughout an officer’s career and even after they retire - Full Story
March 06, 2013
5 ways to keep your mind sharp Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

5 ways to keep your mind sharp

Our job is often tougher mentally than it is physically, so here’s a way to use a pre-tour patrol checklist to increase your mental preparedness - Full Story
February 28, 2013
3 keys to improve your safety and success Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

3 keys to improve your safety and success

You are responsible for your own officer safety as well as your own career satisfaction - Full Story
February 28, 2013
Words of wisdom for a young woman officer Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Words of wisdom for a young woman officer

Lieutenant Terri Wilkin spent a quarter century with the Maryland State Police, serving in a wide variety of assignments — patrol, investigations, intelligence, and training, to name but a few - Full Story
February 14, 2013
The Dorner case: When cops turn rogue and how to prevent it Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

The Dorner case: When cops turn rogue and how to prevent it

What makes a LEO turn from protector to punisher? How can we predict when this will happen and to whom? How do fellow officers react to an eruption of violence by one of their own? - Full Story
February 06, 2013
The silent sentinel of PTSD Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

The silent sentinel of PTSD

The Sentinel was recruited by Roy’s brain the day he came face to face with death. This excitable,... - Full Story



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