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Minnesota Department to Implement Officer Wellness Program

“We live in a culture where asking for help is frowned upon,” said Capt. Jeff Stilwell of the Rochester Police Dept. “Years of history, if you’re hurting in some way, rub a little dirt on it and move on. We’re realizing that’s leading to a lot of bad outcomes not only for the officers and their families but also the level of service we’re providing to the community.”

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Xtreme Performance Lab Announces New Mental Training Technology to Aid Law Enforcement and First Responders

Professionally guided trainings are done remotely via XPL's NeuroPod PRO delivery platform and measurable results can be achieved in just two hours per week. XPL services include a comprehensive Performance Capabilities Assessment (like a "combine for the mind"), individualized mental training protocols using the company's proprietary Quantitative Neuro-Physical Conditioning (QNCP), and mental wellness progress measurements.

Police Dreams

Why Are Officers' Dreams Mostly Bad and Often Stressful?

Dispatchers and Call Takers: Thanks to (and Support for) the Men and Women on the Thin Yellow Line

During the second full week of April, public safety agencies celebrate a group of individuals without whom public safety agencies would fail to properly function—dispatchers and call takers.

Benefits of Floating

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

Lincoln (NE) Police Department

The Lincoln PD partners with mental health providers to get REAL about helping individuals in a mental health crisis.

Making Meditation Not Suck

If you start slow and adapt your meditation practice to the first responder lifestyle you'll be able to reap the benefits.

Take a Breath

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

4 Pillars of Police Health

Stress is the cop killer you can beat, if you maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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

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.