Health - Physical and Mental Fitness
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4 tools to alleviate pain and muscle tightness–
Traci Ciepiela and Doug Wyllie highlight some tools cops can use to alleviate pain, release trigger points and ease muscle tightness.
The health benefits of tactical yoga for cops–
Traci Ciepiela discusses the health benefits of "tactical" yoga for police officers.
Officer wellness and resiliency: The IMPD model–
Brian Nanatavy and Doug Wyllie discuss the Indianapolis Metropolitan PD's robust series of programs focused on officer wellness and resiliency.
Officer wellness and safety programs–
Stephanie Gibson of the Columbus, Ohio PD outlines how her agency keeps its force mentally and physically fit.
Tactical Tip: Yoga for first responders–
Doug Wyllie and Olivia Kvitne discuss the benefits of yoga for first responders; just five minutes of yoga per day can have a positive impact on your body.
Officers in crisis: Giving cops permission to be human–
Dr. Tina Brookes and P1 Senior Contributor Doug Wyllie discuss the "Permission to Be Human" program, which helps cops in crisis.
Suicide awareness in LE: Signs and observations–
John Avery details some of the warning signs of suicide and the support system cops in crisis need to stay safe.
Wis. Attorney General Schimel: The state is committed to officer wellness–
The deadly truth is: a police officer is far more likely to die of suicide, than homicide. The Wis. DOJ realizes this troubling reality, and we support Wisconsin’s law enforcement through a strong commitment to officer wellness – both in body and mind.
Every contact leaves a trace–
John talks about his career in London's Metropolitan Police and his experience of depression. He reveals how a principle of forensic investigation, that every contact leaves a trance, applies to all our lives and relationships.
The No. 1 silent killer in law enforcement–
About 11 months ago, Michael McSellers didn't know if he would ever wear the uniform again. He had experienced trauma from things he had seen while wearing the uniform. After being away for six months, Michael strapped on his vest and promised from that day forward, he would bring awareness to the No. 1 silent killer of LEOs: PTSD.
Officer wellness: How the Indianapolis Metro PD cares for its cops–
Brian Nanatavy discusses how the Indianapolis Metro Police Department works with its officers to ensure their success and health on the job.
Helping cops in crisis after the death of a child on a call–
Anne Bisek outlines the steps you can take when a colleague is in need of support.
Destination Zero Program Helps Agencies Improve Health and Safety–
The Appleton (WI) Police Department, Officer Wellness Program is the Destination Zero featured resource for March 2017. The Destination Zero program is designed to help agencies improve the health and safety of law enforcement officers across the country, from agent to correctional officer, from trooper to patrolman, from sheriff to constable; Destination Zero is searching for programs that benefit all.
The path to police officer wellness–
Mark Sherwood outlines four key areas of focus for strong mental and physical health.
How the death of a child during a call affects cops–
Doug Wyllie speaks with Dr. Anne Bisek about the different ways the death of a child during a call can affect cops and what officers can do to move forward.
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