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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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November 25, 2013
Preserving hearing in a high-decibel profession Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Preserving hearing in a high-decibel profession

Long-term hearing loss may be covered by your state’s industrial insurance plan, but it can be difficult to document - Full Story
November 18, 2013
How to care for the warrior within Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

How to care for the warrior within

Many fail to recognize the wisdom of the ancient warrior cultures —we must maintain ourselves as warriors by attending to our emotional and mental health - Full Story
November 18, 2013
Beating death to death Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

Beating death to death

My dad was recently diagnosed with cancer. Because of his age he will not be able to withstand the usual... - Full Story
November 15, 2013
Cop's skin cancer scare: Any officer is at risk Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Cop's skin cancer scare: Any officer is at risk

When one officer reported back to his fellow officers that his blemish was melanoma, several more found that they, too, had skin cancer - Full Story
November 15, 2013
How you can join the effort to help terminally ill children Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

How you can join the effort to help terminally ill children

George Mark Children’s House is an outstanding care facility for children with life-threatening conditions — police officers anywhere can support this mission - Full Story
November 06, 2013
Study: Time to include mental health services in disaster response Doug Page - Homeland Technology

Study: Time to include mental health services in disaster response

Psychiatrists say disaster-related psychic trauma should be identified, triaged and treated the same as physical injuries - Full Story
October 30, 2013
Thinking about suicide: Be aware of this cop killer Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

Thinking about suicide: Be aware of this cop killer

Our inability to talk about suicidal urges — and how prevalent depression and mood disorders are — can be a deadly taboo - Full Story
October 09, 2013
How the 'Make it Safe' initiative is helping cops Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

How the 'Make it Safe' initiative is helping cops

Make it Safe is an effort to reduce the number of officer suicides by making it easier for officers to ask for help and by increasing the general level of mental wellness - Full Story
September 25, 2013
Atheists in foxholes: Is faith essential to police work? Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Atheists in foxholes: Is faith essential to police work?

Studies have shown that perception affects behavior, we are essentially wired for faith - Full Story
September 16, 2013
Stacking applies in non-tactical situations too Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

Stacking applies in non-tactical situations too

The stacking entry method serves as a metaphor for what we need to do for each other on a daily basis - Full Story



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