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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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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Neumitra presents smartwatch to measure and mitigate responder stress

Neumitra presents smartwatch to measure and mitigate responder stress

The technology measures stress levels in real time and helps prevent further stress - Full Story

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Pulse of Policing: The seismic challenges facing today's PDs (and how to overcome them) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Pulse of Policing: The seismic challenges facing today's PDs (and how to overcome them)

Law enforcement leaders are now faced with seemingly impossible tasks, and yet they are accomplishing those things despite difficult conditions - Full Story

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'Animal Precinct' officer dies from 9/11-related cancer

Special Investigator Diane DiGiacomo was best known for her role on the television show 'Animal Precinct' - Full Story

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Calif. officer's slaying evokes fear among LEOs

Calif. officer's slaying evokes fear among LEOs

For officers, the idea of being targeted because of their profession has long been a fear that comes with the job - Full Story

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Audit: No reliable way to track LA cops on injury leave

In 2014, the city paid $141M in salary, medical bills and other expenses for police and firefighters out on injury leaves - Full Story

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How to implement a department-wide health and fitness program George Vrotsos - Premeditated Fitness

How to implement a department-wide health and fitness program

Implementing policies that incentivize officers to be healthier and more physically fit can be a huge factor in your program's success - Full Story

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Colo. department's physical fitness testing suspended for all officers

The decision was the outcome of a discrimination lawsuit filed by 12 female officers - Full Story



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Health - Physical and Mental Fitness Columnists

(Always) Thinking About Wellness (Always) Thinking About Wellness
with Dawn-Elise Snipes
Premeditated Fitness Premeditated Fitness
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