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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NY officer who helped at ground zero dies 14 years later

Lt. Marci Simms was one of the thousands of first responders who worked at ground zero - Full Story

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Cops under stress: Staying mentally healthy requires work PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Cops under stress: Staying mentally healthy requires work

I remember my doctor telling me, “Kevin, you have depression. How do you feel about that?” My first thought was, “How the hell do you think I feel about it?” - Full Story

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Texas agency reviews rules for psych evaluations of potential officers

The review comes after it was found a psychologist had not been meeting standards - Full Story

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Shot 15 times, a cop offers 5 keys to increasing officer resilience Olivia Johnson - Peer Support

Shot 15 times, a cop offers 5 keys to increasing officer resilience

Resilience is all about positive mindset, mindfulness, a winning spirit, and keeping things in perspective - Full Story

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Disability pay approved for fired Milwaukee officer in fatal shooting

Prosecutors ruled the shooting justified, but officer was fired for failing to follow department protocol in his approach - Full Story

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Conn. police worried by ambush assaults, social media hostility

Police say every error or misjudgment is broadcast endlessly, creating hostility towards cops - Full Story

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Does response to SC classroom arrest video show law enforcement rift?

Does response to SC classroom arrest video show law enforcement rift?

The pervasiveness of smartphones could be inhibiting officers' ability, or at least their willingness, to fight crime. - Full Story

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IACP Quick Take: How cops can build resiliency before mass casualty incidents Cole Zercoe - Policing in the 21st Century

IACP Quick Take: How cops can build resiliency before mass casualty incidents

The mental toll taken on a police department after a mass casualty incident can be catastrophic, which is why its important to prepare prior to an incident - Full Story

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What's it like to lead today's cops? 3 chiefs speak out Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

What's it like to lead today's cops? 3 chiefs speak out

As these chiefs testify, active police leaders are not just riding out the storm, but making positive efforts to keep officers safe, morale high, and community trust intact - Full Story



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