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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How I fought PTSD by understanding it PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

How I fought PTSD by understanding it

I hope what I’ve written here can help another LEO one day overcome their own battle with PTSD - Full Story

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Veteran Cherokee officer dies from injuries

Veteran Cherokee officer dies from injuries

Officer Anthony Lossiah died of medical complications stemming from an injury in a suspect pursuit - Full Story

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How a police chaplaincy can help cops and civilians PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

How a police chaplaincy can help cops and civilians

The key to a successful departmental chaplaincy is contact — there must be enough chaplains strategically placed who are artful in “reaching out and touching someone” - Full Story

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Doctor goes above and beyond to help injured SC officer

A doctor who treated an injured officer put in a few more hours of work at the cop’s home - Full Story

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Video: Suicide prevention in law enforcement

Video discusses the everyday things law enforcement officers deal with that may contribute to thoughts of suicide - Full Story

Columns

One cop's road to better heart health and physical wellness Mark St.Hilaire - Your Health

One cop's road to better heart health and physical wellness

I went from being at fairly high risk of suffering a heart attack, to being a low risk of having that happen to me — and not only did I make my heart healthier, I became happier - Full Story

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Video of OIS offers reminders about SBC incidents

Authorities recently released surveillance camera footage of an OIS in Maryland has all the hallmarks... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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What can cops do to boost their morale? 7 tricks to live by

What can cops do to boost their morale? 7 tricks to live by

It's a tough time to be a cop — we asked our users what tricks they use to keep their morale high - Full Story

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Trials and tribulations of modern-day policing: How I keep my head up Ken Hardesty - Excellence in Training

Trials and tribulations of modern-day policing: How I keep my head up

What are today’s cops doing that keeps them engaged in the job, with their heads up? The answer is simple — we want to leave a better world for our children than what was left for us - Full Story



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