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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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Paralyzed Ore. cop learns 'new normal'

An accident has left the officer re-learning how to to everyday things and accept the help of others - Full Story

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Stress behind the wheel: A lesson learned young

Stress behind the wheel: A lesson learned young

As a young officer, I didn’t take stress very seriously — in hindsight, I had no reference point to actually take it seriously — but within one year of my basic academy stress management class, I had to manage some pretty serious stress. - Full Story

In-depth News

Va. cop recovering from gunshot wound to the head

Va. cop recovering from gunshot wound to the head

Alexandria Police Officer Peter Laboy, 45, continues to recover from his injuries after Pakistan native Kashif Bashir, 27, opened fire on the officer in February, shooting him in the head. The shooting took place when Laboy, who was on a motorcycle, attempted to pull over the taxi driver for a minor traffic infraction. The motive for Bashir's actions is still unknown. - Full Story

Columns

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

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5 ways to keep your mind sharp

5 ways to keep your mind sharp

Whether you are dragging your rear or are bouncing off the walls, each day you enter the locker room to prepare for your tour of duty you must come prepared. Here's a way to use a pre-tour patrol checklist to increase your mental preparedness. - Full Story

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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

News

Ohio chief alleges retaliation by city

Chief John McGuire has been on paid medical leave since July 2012, the result of an on-duty injury sustained in a motor vehicle acciden - Full Story

Columns

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

Columns

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



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