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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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Cop's skin cancer scare: Any officer is at risk Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

Cop's skin cancer scare: Any officer is at risk

When one officer reported back to his fellow officers that his blemish was melanoma, several more found that they, too, had skin cancer - Full Story

Columns

How you can join the effort to help terminally ill children Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

How you can join the effort to help terminally ill children

George Mark Children’s House is an outstanding care facility for children with life-threatening conditions — police officers anywhere can support this mission - Full Story

Columns

Study: Time to include mental health services in disaster response Doug Page - Homeland Technology

Study: Time to include mental health services in disaster response

Psychiatrists say disaster-related psychic trauma should be identified, triaged and treated the same as physical injuries - Full Story

Videos

Police wellness program

Captain Brian Nanavaty of Indianapolis PD discusses the Police Wellness Program his department has implemented to help officers suffering from a variety of issues ranging from professional, neurological, personal, addiction or health problems.

Columns

Thinking about suicide: Be aware of this cop killer Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

Thinking about suicide: Be aware of this cop killer

Our inability to talk about suicidal urges — and how prevalent depression and mood disorders are — can be a deadly taboo - Full Story

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Ill. police chief dies suddenly on call

Ill. police chief dies suddenly on call

Acting chief Nick Colabufo, 52, had a heart attack during a disturbance call - Full Story

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Ala. cop found dead of apparent heart attack

Ala. cop found dead of apparent heart attack

Allen Kay, 60, was found dead in his camper after working a midnight shift security detail in Talladega - Full Story

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Fla. family of fallen cop fights DOJ for benefits

Fla. family of fallen cop fights DOJ for benefits

Doctors, the police, and the family all believe the hepatitis C complications he died of were a direct result of an on-duty incident - Full Story

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How the 'Make it Safe' initiative is helping cops Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

How the 'Make it Safe' initiative is helping cops

Make it Safe is an effort to reduce the number of officer suicides by making it easier for officers to ask for help and by increasing the general level of mental wellness - Full Story

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NC cop wounded in training alert, off respirator

NC cop wounded in training alert, off respirator

Though alert, Garrett Hardin remains in critical condition after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest - Full Story



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