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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Using functional fitness to enhance your shooting skills Mike Macro - Fit for Duty

Using functional fitness to enhance your shooting skills

By Mike Macro When training at the firing range, our instructors often remind us of the importance of the fou... - Full Story


Cop Years: We're older than we think

By Tim Chesser We all know how we figure the age of our pets, especially dogs, as seven years for every... - Full Story


Former AHL ice hockey player joins Boston's finest

He's not just playing enforcer By Fluto Shinzawa The Boston Globe Earlier this year, a Providence Bruin... - Full Story


Maintaining your winning mindset Dave Smith - The Winning Mind

Maintaining your winning mindset

By Dave Smith It has always been my contention that the primary asset every officer, deputy, trooper, dete... - Full Story


For police, suicides all too common

By Gary A. Harki Charleston Gazette Related: The Suicidal Officer: Confronting our brothers and sisters... - Full Story


How to pass your pre-employment psych screening without going nuts Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

How to pass your pre-employment psych screening without going nuts

By Dr. Laurence Miller Q: I’ve been a police officer at a small department for about five years and I... - Full Story


A long way home: a Chicago officer recovers from a car crash

By Sheila Ahern The Chicago Daily CHICAGO — Tim Sheehan awoke from a nine-week coma a White Sox fan.... - Full Story


Sleep disorders troubling many Ohio officers

By Dan X. McGraw The Cleveland Plain Dealer CLEVELAND, Ohio — After working the midnight shift, Cleveland... - Full Story


N.H. officers need help getting past shooting

By Jeff Jesseman The Concord Monitor FRANCONIA, N.H. — In light of the recent tragedy in Franconia that... - Full Story


"Officer stress detection" reviewed by Fla. agency heads

By Valerie Kalfrin Tampa Tribune TAMPA, Fla. — Because stress manifests itself in different ways, Tampa... - Full Story

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Health - Physical and Mental Fitness Columnists

More Than A Cop More Than A Cop
with Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski
 Peer Support Peer Support
with Olivia Johnson