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Virginia Recruit Sheds Nearly 200 Pounds to Become Police Officer

One of the graduates of the 120th Basic Recruit Class for the Richmond (VA) Police Department overcame a personal challenge in addition to the rigors of the training and learning he underwent alongside his classmates. He dropped nearly 200 pounds.

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Officer Fitness: The Drag Move

Pulling heavy objects is effective as a strength and endurance builder.

(Video) The Connection Between Mental, Emotional, and Physical Well-Being

POLICE Magazine Contributing Web Editor Doug Wyllie sits down with Sgt. Steve Fish of the Racine (WI) Police Department to discuss how working out and being in good shape can help your mind and soul as well.

When to Work Out

The time of day you exercise makes a difference, so plan for it.

Officer Fitness: Burst Training

HIIT exercises can power you through your shifts.

Washington Command Staff Take a Shift so Officers Get a Day Off

The command staff with the Lakewood (WA) Police Department did a patrol shift on Friday so that officers could have a paid day off.

Female North Carolina Officer Competing on "The Titan Games" TV Show

An officer with the Greensboro Police Department was among the competitors on Wednesday's episode of "The Titan Games"—a game show from athlete and movie star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

Assistant Chief Dies One Week after Suffering Brain Aneurysm

Assistant Chief of Police Dennis Vincent with the Brigham City (UT) Police Department died one week after suffering a brain aneurysm while participating in his annual physical fitness evaluation.

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.