Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Home  >  Topics  >  Health - Physical and Mental Fitness  > Columns > Page 7 Related Products:  Training Simulators  |  Fitness, Health and Wellness
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.
Main News Columns Videos
June 26, 2013
A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

A happy anniversary: 5 key themes from 5 great years

Keeping cop killers out of jail, active shooters in schools, and other issues I've covered during my five years (so far) at PoliceOne - Full Story
June 20, 2013
Ashes to patches and the value of small gestures Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Ashes to patches and the value of small gestures

An admirable effort is under way to restore the police patch collection of a fallen cop’s nephew - Full Story
June 19, 2013
7 LEO myths that stress you out and scare your family Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

7 LEO myths that stress you out and scare your family

In a hard-hitting presentation at the ILEETA annual training conference, Dr. Alexis Artwohl challenged widely held misconceptions about police work - Full Story
June 14, 2013
Officer needs assistance: Backup has arrived Olivia Johnson - Peer Support

Officer needs assistance: Backup has arrived

Officers must be discrete when assisting a fellow officer in need, but must also be careful not to strip the officer of their entire identity - Full Story
May 17, 2013
Officer needs assistance: Are you ready to really help? Olivia Johnson - Peer Support

Officer needs assistance: Are you ready to really help?

The call for an officer in need of assistance brings the cavalry, but how prepared is the cavalry when that brother or sister needs mental health assistance? - Full Story
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



PoliceOne Offers

Sign up for FREE eNewsletters

Enter your email address below:

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Health - Physical and Mental Fitness Columnists

Personal Best Personal Best
with Dave Edmonds
More Than A Cop More Than A Cop
with Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski