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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.
Tackling the obesity epidemic in law enforcement–
Situations can cause immense levels of stress and, over the years, can take a significant toll on an officer’s physical and mental well-being
5 reasons first responders should take yoga seriously–
Yoga allows people to increase their ability to focus and problem-solve, gives them heightened situational awareness, and helps them make intelligent gut reactions to situations
Managing police stress to strengthen relationships at home–
Officers must accept that stress is taking a toll on their lives so they can take steps to mediate and reduce the adverse effects it has on them and their families
Improve your tactical team’s safety with this breaching tool–
The Blast Gauge System takes the guesswork out of determining minimum safe distance for SWAT stacks
Protect your team by tracking blast exposure–
The Blast Gauge System provides critical information about blast overpressure to help reduce the risk of traumatic brain injury
5 things cops need to know about traumatic brain injury–
Blast exposure is an occupational hazard for tactical officers, and it’s important to know the risks and take steps to address them
5 intense obstacle courses for off-duty training–
Off-duty fitness training is essential for on-duty success. These events are some of the best.
How much does inadequate sleep affect you?–
A recent study shows most LEOs are working over 1,000 hours of overtime each year. What are the effects of fatigue, both on and off the job?
5 things you need to know to prevent heatstroke–
Protect yourself against heat-related illness on the job by recognizing the risks and taking a few basic precautions
Infographic: 9 symptoms and solutions for overexertion in police officers–
Overexertion is a major issue for police officers – refer to this infographic to identify these serious warning signs.
Mysterious illness sidelines Calif. K-9–
A department is searching for answers as to why their K-9 has suddenly become ill and asking public's help
Detroit launches new effort to help police with PTSD–
Program seeks to design and implement a treatment model for police officers, firefighters and military vets
Texas police officer suspended because of his weight–
If an officer fails the department's physical requirement test, they receive training to get in shape
Life details of Tenn. shooter emerge, but motive elusive–
An FBI spokesman declined to comment on whether investigators were pursuing mental health records for suspect
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