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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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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
January 23, 2013
Time of need: How cops are supporting Newtown PD Leischen Stelter - Education Issues in Public Safety

Time of need: How cops are supporting Newtown PD

While the initial response to the shooting at Sandy Hook is over, the follow-up response is ongoing - Full Story
January 23, 2013
Physical fitness for your career and your life Greg Sancier - Street Psychology — Advantage Officer!

Physical fitness for your career and your life

Many police departments now have formal programs to keep us in shape. My question is why should we need anyone else to do that for us? - Full Story
January 16, 2013
2013 resolutions from the frontline trenches Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

2013 resolutions from the frontline trenches

I’ve had the privilege to meet and learn from some of the best officers and trainers across the... - Full Story
January 16, 2013
Tips for keeping your New Year's resolutions Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

Tips for keeping your New Year's resolutions

You don’t have to bite off a whole year. It can be hard to keep overarching, long-term goals in... - Full Story
January 14, 2013
Answering the call: Our core 'tools' as police officers Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Answering the call: Our core 'tools' as police officers

We should often look at our initial, basic police academy training and realize that we are given many tools from it that we can use to save lives - Full Story
January 11, 2013
P1 Photo of the Week: I lost 146 lbs, thanks to you PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: I lost 146 lbs, thanks to you

(PoliceOne Image) This week’s photo comes from Sgt. R.T. Stevens of the Southampton County Sheriff's... - Full Story
January 09, 2013
A battle cry for 2013: 'Not even by my own hand' Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

A battle cry for 2013: 'Not even by my own hand'

Begin 2013 with a stronger plan, in better shape, ready, willing and able to put up 'one hell of a fight' by doing all the things that will help bring you home safe - Full Story
January 02, 2013
How to get ahead of the curve in 2013 Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

How to get ahead of the curve in 2013

Even with the high velocity of ideas and information, it seems like policing is often on the trailing... - Full Story



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