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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"The Right Stuff" in Therapy: View from a Police Therapist

By Dr. James Tenney This article is provided by American Addiction Centers and does not necessarily... - Full Story

Videos

First responders and 9/11-related illness

Kirsten Gillibrand speaks with Jon Stewart about the importance of continuing government support for first responders affected by 9/11-related illness

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What makes police therapy work? View from a police therapist

By James Cassidy, M.S., LADC Desert Hope IOP This article is provided by American Addiction Centers... - Full Story

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10 ways cops can get the most out of exercise

10 ways cops can get the most out of exercise

Make your physical training mandatory, be as active as possible when you are outside of the gym, and make your gym time as efficient as possible and you’ll always have time for fitness. - Full Story

Columns

10 ways cops can get the most out of exercise George Vrotsos - Premeditated Fitness

10 ways cops can get the most out of exercise

Make your physical training mandatory, be as active as possible when you are outside of the gym, and make your gym time as efficient as possible and you’ll always have time for fitness - Full Story

Columns

11 keys to a successful marriage from a police officer's perspective Olivia Johnson - Peer Support

11 keys to a successful marriage from a police officer's perspective

The foundation of any relationship — at least one that is healthy — should include open and honest communication, trust, and respect - Full Story

Columns

How critical incident stress debriefing teams help cops in crisis Jeff McGill - Mindset and Mental Health

How critical incident stress debriefing teams help cops in crisis

Critical incident debriefings conducted by peer supporters is the best practice in place now for addressing the immediate reactions to traumatic stress for law enforcement officers - Full Story

Columns

5 statements cops should never make on duty Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

5 statements cops should never make on duty

Your destiny should be to be a great police officer; think and speak like a true professional and you will be one - Full Story

News

Pa. detective dies of suspected 'cardiac event' during drug investigation

Pa. detective dies of suspected 'cardiac event' during drug investigation

Veteran investigator died Tuesday, having become ill while taking part in a federal drug investigation - Full Story



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