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The Toy

November 6, 2017

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

Police Mental Health Bill Passes House Committee

October 16, 2017
H.R. 2228, the β€œLaw Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act,” directs the U.S. Attorney General to identify existing mental health and wellness programs, especially those administered by the U.S. Departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs, and then develop model policies which could be adopted by state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies.

A Year After Slayings, Dallas Police Train in 'Mindfulness'

July 7, 2017
A year later, Dallas officers are still grieving, but scores of them have received or are on track to receive specialized training in "mindfulness" and other stress-management techniques that aim to teach police how to better understand and control their emotions, both on and off the job.

Not Everyone Supports TX Special Courts for Law Enforcement

July 7, 2017
A new law in Texas will allow counties to create pretrial diversion programs for first responders who commit crimes because of job-related mental health issues. But at least a few county judges and experts say the courts seem unnecessary or concerning.

Focusing on Officer Safety

June 16, 2017

This June's issue of POLICE focuses on officer safety, from how to cope with stress to practicing safer pursuit methods.

Coping With Stress on the Job

June 16, 2017

Law enforcement is becoming an increasingly difficult profession, and officers need to know how to decompress in healthy ways.

What Dreams May Come

April 7, 2017

Worrying enhances the anxiety associated with our dreams, and most experts say dreams are the "subconscious mind" resolving anxieties. No cop ever said they didn't think about confronting life and death situations; anxiety is a healthy result of those thoughts.

Drink More Water

March 13, 2017

Fortunately, there are many things officers can do to get themselves in a better position to perform at a high level during their shifts. One is to hydrate properly.

Officer Fitness: Peak Performance and Recovery Training

September 1, 2016

There are science-based methods that have been developed to help manage the physical and mental stresses placed on high-level athletes and these methodologies can be adapted to help manage the physical and mental stresses that are placed upon you by this profession.

Armor Express Hosts Saves Retreat at Northern Michigan Headquarters

August 22, 2016
Six police officers who credit Armor Express body armor with saving their lives from death or serious injury gathered with their families in Central Lake, MI, to partake in a company sponsored Saves Retreat.

Dallas Police Leaders Planning Long-Term Mental Health Help for Officers

August 19, 2016
In the month since the shooting, the Dallas Police Department's trauma response has shifted toward creating a long-term counseling plan for police officers grieving those killed in the downtown ambush.

Battling Blue Despair

July 8, 2016

Unfortunately, there's no body armor to repel blue despair, but we can help triage the mental and emotional wounds before they become fatal.

Dark Days

February 10, 2016

Everyone gets depressed at some point, and whether you are simply recovering from a loss or bad event or suffering from true clinical depression, here are some thoughts on what to do.

JustNet Adds Officer Suicide Prevention Resource List

December 18, 2015
The Website of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center has added a new section of resources on officer suicide prevention.

Video: Phoenix Officer Fights to Bring Service Dog to Work

November 5, 2015
Phoenix Officer Scott Sefranka is documenting his struggle with the City of Phoenix to bring his service dog to work after he was injured in the line of duty.

Building Mental Resiliency

October 7, 2015

Too many law enforcement officers eventually succumb to the hazards of their careers indirectly because of the psychological effects of their profession. And there is no body armor for the mind and the psyche.

Officer Suicide by Cop

July 15, 2015

The officer told his ex-girlfriend that if she didn't get back together with him, he would call the agency himself and create a situation where they would have to kill him.

What Retirement's Really Like

June 30, 2015

Law enforcement officers are used to not just keeping busy but having a purpose; staying mentally and physically active is key, say police retirees.

Baltimore Officer who Arrested Freddie Gray was Hospitalized in 2012 for Mental Health Concerns

May 1, 2015
Worries about the lieutenant β€” originally raised by a fellow Baltimore police officer who is the mother of his child β€” led Carroll County, Md., deputies to confiscate his guns and contact high-ranking police officials, the report says.

Concerns of Police Survivors Healing Hearts

October 13, 2014

Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) welcomes with open arms those who have suffered the tragedy of a loved one or coworker dying in the line of duty. The organization offers support through specific programs tailored to meet the needs of everyone from children to in-laws to fellow officers as well as staying connected with informal phone calls and e-mails year-round.

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