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.
A personal trainer received a certificate of merit from the American Red Cross’s Metropolitan Atlanta chapter for her life-saving actions that brought a state trooper back to life – and he was there to personally thank her.
The COMT gene — also known as the warrior/worrier gene — and its variations are involved with managing the neurotransmitter dopamine in the brain, which influences resistance to stress and pain - Full Story
Morale is a thermometer for the health of your department. High morale helps officers cope with the day-to-day demands, the ups and downs of the job, and with issues and discouragement that often coincide with them. - Full Story
The PAVLOK is a design by Maneesh Sethi, the guy who hired someone to slap him every time he accessed Facebook in order to increase his productivity. The PAVLOK takes the activity meter one step further toward behavior modification: It shocks its users when they stray from their programmed goal. While it doesn’t exactly tell time, I wouldn't argue with it.
Too many officers are fighting the battle to classify their injuries as injured on duty (IOD), and a national dialogue needs to be started on this topic to establish universal guidelines and criteria - Full Story