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Veteran Florida Officer Dies of On-Duty Medical Emergency

November 29, 2018
The Miami Beach (FL) Police Department issued a statement on Twitter on Wednesday announcing the sudden death of Detective Larry Marrero, a 28-year veteran of the department.

Arizona Police Partner with Drug Counselors in Effort to Combat Opioid Crisis

October 15, 2018
Police in Pima County, AZ, have received a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as part of a collaboration aimed at taking a more holistic approach to dealing with people addicted to opioids.

Benefits of Floating

September 4, 2018

A few benefits of floating include: reduced stress, improved sleeping patterns, and a balanced well-being.

The Patrol Athlete

September 4, 2018

If you work patrol, you'll benefit from an exercise regimen focused on functional strength training specific to your daily duties.

Georgia Man Sheds 100+ Pounds to Become a Police Officer

August 2, 2018
James Cornelius said that he wanted a good job in order to take care of his son, and he knew that in order to make the force at APD, he would have to change his diet and increase his efforts to get into shape.

Video: More Officers Dying From Suicide Than Duty Deaths in 2017

May 23, 2018
A study by the Newton-based Ruderman Family Foundation found police officers and firefighters experience PTSD and depression at rates five times higher than the average public.

More Officers Dying From Suicide Than Duty Deaths in 2017

May 23, 2018
After extensive research, a study by the Newton-based Ruderman Family Foundation found police officers and firefighters experience PTSD and depression at rates five times higher than the average public. More Here.

Denver to Pay Deputy Settlement Over Jail Not Accommodating His Medical Needs

May 16, 2018
The city of Denver has agreed to pay a deputy sheriff $100,000 in damages to settle a discrimination complaint brought by the U.S. Department of Justice over a failure to accommodate the officer's diabetes-related needs

National Officer Safety and Wellness Awards Presented During Police Week

May 14, 2018
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and BJA’s VALOR officer safety initiative, awarded its National Officer Safety and Wellness Awards during National Police Week.

Texas DPS to Start Tracking Troopers' Waistlines

March 9, 2018
Beginning this month, the Texas Department of Public Safety will begin recording the height, weight and "waist [belly] measurement" of its 4,297 commissioned officers during their routine physical readiness tests to determine if they are obese.

Denver Police Physical Therapist Treats Officers, Saves City Millions

March 6, 2018
Police officers in Denver have a new way to get healthy if they are injured now that there is a physical therapist on staff. He treats officers who are hurt both on duty and off duty. More Here.

Take a Breath

February 8, 2018

To prevent taking shallow breaths in stressful situations, make sure you practice and refresh your tactical breathing skills.

Why You Should Consider the HSA

December 7, 2017

A health savings account can save you money, but only if you enroll in one before the deadline.

The Toy

November 6, 2017

Play is one of the essential elements of a healthy life, so make time for it.

Drink Energy Drinks Responsibly

November 3, 2017

If you're depending on highly caffeinated beverages to stay awake during your shifts, make sure you're aware of the effects and how much is too much.

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