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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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News

CO dies of heart attack running to assist others

Officer Brandon Kountz, 26, suddenly collapsed on his way to help other officers with inmates - Full Story

Videos

One Cop’s Struggle with PTSD

Betsy Brantner-Smith interviews Mort Dzikansky about his experiences with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder following 9/11 and his assignment of analyzing suicide bombers in Israel.

News

Calif. K-9 hurt after thrown out window

Jaris suffered a gash on his head and was bleeding from the nose and staggering after the incident - Full Story

News

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

Exclusives

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

Exclusives

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

Columns

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



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