OFF-DUTY SURVIVAL - When you least expect it, expect it(Secure - Login Required)
A bad situation can surface at any time, so be prepared. Remain in Condition Yellow, a state of being relaxed but alert, at all times. Be sure to avoid being overly paranoid. As you will see discussed in an up-coming PoliceOne series, one of the keys to off-duty survival for the long term, both physical and mental, is a healthy balance between the heightened awareness the job demands and the relaxation we all need.