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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Ground Zero crews show signs of stress disorder

Grand Rapid Press NEW YORK — One in eight recovery and rescue workers who helped with the months-long... - Full Story


Domestic violence in police families: Causes, effects & intervention strategies Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

Domestic violence in police families: Causes, effects & intervention strategies

By Police Psychologist Laurence Miller, PhD Q: I’m no angel, but I’m a good cop and I take care of m... - Full Story


Fitness training for law enforcement Sgt. Paul Zagaria - Staying Fit for LE

Fitness training for law enforcement

What is fitness? According to Random House Webster's Dictionary, "fitness" is described as, &quo... - Full Story


Former Fla officer finds bliss in martial arts

Nick Evans drew national attention for dragging a shopping cart while driving his patrol car By MICHAEL... - Full Story


Surviving your relationships Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Surviving your relationships

By Sgt. Betsy Branter Smith Cops have a notoriously high divorce rate, but divorce statistics are only ... - Full Story


N.J. deputy mayor challenges officers to 5K race

By Bob Vosseller The Asbury Park Press LACEY, N.J. — Deputy Mayor Dave Most will be fleeing from police... - Full Story


The importance of mental conditioning

In today's P1 Video Tip, provided by the Law Enforcement Training Network (LETN), we explore the importance of mental preparation and its crucial role in ensuring peak physical performance under high-stress situations. We also discuss the different phases of the popular “stress innoculation” concept for mental conditioning. - Full Story Secure - Login Required


Calif. officers' overtime pay comes with a cost

Law enforcement managers wrestle with how to keep their officers from burning out. By Tamara Koehler... - Full Story


West Virginia helping troopers deal with stress

By Justin D. Anderson Charleston Daily Mail WEST VIRGINIA — In the wake of a Putnam County trooper's... - Full Story

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Practical Police Psychology Practical Police Psychology
with Dr. Laurence Miller
More Than A Cop More Than A Cop
with Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski