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.
There is nothing wrong with being a cop, or identifying as a law enforcement officer, but I started to see the downside of such simple identification. When that identity supersedes all else about you, then maybe it is time to question its power over you. - Full Story
In this excerpt from the Massachusetts School of Law's Educational Forum on Law and Law Enforcement, Associate Dean Michael L. Coyne speaks with four police chiefs, Chief Ronald A. Sellon, Chief Kenny Howell, Chief Paul Tucker, and Chief Lisa Holmes, about the physical and emotional deterioration officers are faced with as a result of hyper-vigilance.