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Senate Unanimously Passes Grassley-Gillibrand Bill to Aid Officers Disabled in Line of Duty

The United States Senate has unanimously passed legislation authored by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) to improve access to assistance for first responders permanently disabled in the line of duty.

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Police Station in France Closed Due to Flea Infestation

The Paris Police Department was forced to close a police station in the northeastern part of that city after it was discovered that the building had been infested with fleas.

Axon Employees, Customers, and Partners Are Making Policing Healthier

Earlier this week I attended the Axon Accelerate Conference in downtown Phoenix. The official theme was "Run In"—in recognition of the fact that police officers run toward danger while everyone else runs away. But there was another underlying theme, "Total Wellness" for law enforcement.

Missouri Officer's Death by Suicide Highlights Need for Support

An officer with the Kansas City (MO) Police Department who was found suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound has reportedly died.

Tips for Safety on Patrol in Severe Winter Weather

Here are some tips to ensure that you're safe on the streets when Old Man Winter takes up residence in your jurisdiction.

Spate of Deaths by Suicide in Chicago Highlight Need for More Support

Investigators are looking into the recent death of an officer with the Chicago Police Department, with early reports indicating that a self-inflicted gunshot wound was the cause of death. If that early information is confirmed, that would make six officers with the department to die by suicide since last summer.

Veteran Florida Officer Dies of On-Duty Medical Emergency

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

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

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

The Patrol Athlete

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