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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Detroit launches new effort to help police with PTSD

Program seeks to design and implement a treatment model for police officers, firefighters and military vets - Full Story

Columns

9 reasons police officers should work out with Kettlebells George Vrotsos - Premeditated Fitness

9 reasons police officers should work out with Kettlebells

Kettlebell training is popular among the physically elite because it builds muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, anaerobic power, and grip strength - Full Story

Videos

Hunting for Heroes

Led and run by a team of active duty LEOs, Hunting for Heroes takes five to ten officers, alongside their families, to a retreat for healing.

Columns

RISE Honorees: 'Hunting for Heroes' and the plight of the disabled police officer Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

RISE Honorees: 'Hunting for Heroes' and the plight of the disabled police officer

Led and run by a team of active duty LEOs, Hunting for Heroes takes five to ten officers, alongside their families, to a retreat for healing - Full Story

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Retired Fla. 'top cop' found shot dead at home

Retired Fla. 'top cop' found shot dead at home

Miami-Dade Police Department are investigating the death as a possible suicide - Full Story

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Texas police officer suspended because of his weight

If an officer fails the department's physical requirement test, they receive training to get in shape - Full Story

Columns

Why cops should add strategic mental imagery to their repertoire Jeff McGill - Mindset and Mental Health

Why cops should add strategic mental imagery to their repertoire

Tactical mental imagery gets us through the day, but strategic mental imagery gets us through the night - Full Story

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"The Right Stuff" in Therapy: View from a Police Therapist

By Dr. James Tenney This article is provided by American Addiction Centers and does not necessarily... - Full Story

Videos

First responders and 9/11-related illness

Kirsten Gillibrand speaks with Jon Stewart about the importance of continuing government support for first responders affected by 9/11-related illness



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Health - Physical and Mental Fitness Columnists

Practical Police Psychology Practical Police Psychology
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with Michelle Perin