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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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Undercover operations, Part II: Termination, reintegration and post-deployment syndromes Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Undercover operations, Part II: Termination, reintegration and post-deployment syndromes

Part 2 of a 2-part series Read Part I: Undercover operations, Part I: Planning, training and deployment Part I discussed planning, training, and deployment of un... - Full Story

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An officer's first-hand look at the Omaha mall shooting

By Sgt. Jeff Baker Omaha Police Department P1 News Report: 9 killed, 5 injured in Omaha mall shooting... - Full Story

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Police officers and domestic violence: Two stories Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - Crisis Intervention and Domestic Violence Teams

Police officers and domestic violence: Two stories

By Mike Wasilewski & Althea Olson, LCSWThe client walks into the therapist’s office, sits down... - Full Story

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Peer support helps Calif. responders

By Liz Neely The San Diego Union-Tribune SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Police and firefighters are trained to deal... - Full Story

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Intuition on the street: Harnessing the power of the sixth sense Jim Glennon - Surviving the Streets

Intuition on the street: Harnessing the power of the sixth sense

By Lt. Jim Glennon, Lombard, IL (ret.) Part I of a 4-part series Read Part 2: Rationalizing the irration... - Full Story

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Mass violence: Why do they do it? What can we do about it? Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Mass violence: Why do they do it? What can we do about it?

Q: This week it was northern Illinois. But it seems like every time you turn around, somebody’s sh... - Full Story

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One agency's innovation for easing shift fatigue Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

One agency's innovation for easing shift fatigue

We’ve reported previously on the dangers of fatigue in policing, but we haven’t described a creative co... - Full Story

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Command leadership under fire: What makes the Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Command leadership under fire: What makes the "right stuff"?

Q: During critical incidents, what allows one commanding officer to remain calm and focused in the h... - Full Story

In-depth News

Working graveyard shift found to have 'probable' link to cancer

Working graveyard shift found to have 'probable' link to cancer

LONDON — Like UV rays and diesel exhaust fumes, working the graveyard shift will soon be listed as a "probable" cause of cancer. It is a surprising step validating a concept once considered wacky.

Next month, the International Agency for Research on Cancer will add overnight shift work as a probable carcinogen.

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Working graveyard shift found to have 'probable' link to cancer

Working odd shifts is a part of police work and much has been said about the physical toll changing... - Full Story



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