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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How should mental health issues be handled by police?

One case study in Mass. sheds light on the difficult decisions facing police when dealing with mental health issues - Full Story

Columns

Who is that voice on the other side of the radio? Melissa Mann - The Voice on the Radio

Who is that voice on the other side of the radio?

Though those voices on the other side of the radio are nearly ubiquitous, many officers don’t know a lot about their dispatchers - Full Story

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NY officer collapses, dies from heart attack

Officer Juan Feliciano was a 21-year veteran of the department - Full Story

Columns

How cops can stay positive despite constant exposure to negativity Laura King - Women in Command

How cops can stay positive despite constant exposure to negativity

While police work is unique in many ways, the solution to resolving the problem of unhappiness is universal - Full Story

News

9/11 bill for officers passes Congress

That legislation includes $8.1B to fund the renewed act’s health and compensation programs - Full Story

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Roundtable: LE companies talk police problems, how they help solve them

Roundtable: LE companies talk police problems, how they help solve them

Three executives from private-sector police enterprises weighed in on the challenges facing law enforcement today - Full Story

Columns

6 proactive steps to maintaining officers' mental health Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

6 proactive steps to maintaining officers' mental health

You'd take a bullet for your fellow cops — how about helping them handle the psychological stresses of the job? - Full Story

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Confidential: first responders helpline is a safe resource

Confidential: first responders helpline is a safe resource

Recognize that the symptoms you are experiencing are normal among first responders who experience trauma regularly on the job - Full Story

Videos

The Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Foundation needs your help

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The Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Foundation (www.lecf.org) is a new 501c3 with the vision to help police agencies and the communities  they serve throughout North America have their own thriving, local chaplaincy service—one that’s based upon our proven, unique model.  We have 15 years of research, refinement, and successful application that we’re ready to share.

Right now, we’re in our vital public-launch fundraising period. Let’s make a difference together.   

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Videos: Jon Stewart returns to 'Daily Show' to push 9/11 health act

Comedian made a push to renew a law that provides health benefits for first responders who became ill after the Sept. 11 terror attacks - Full Story



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