Why Every Police Officer Should Practice Mindfulness

Why Every Police Officer Should Practice Mindfulness

Why Every Police Officer Should Practice Mindfulness Practical ways to apply mindfulness to your routine Take a deep breath through your nose, feel it vibrate as it fills your nasal passages and follow the breath as your diaphragm expands and contracts. Ever heard of...
911 Dispatcher Burnout

911 Dispatcher Burnout

Over 240 million calls are made to 911 in the U.S. each year. For the Emergency Medical Dispatchers (EMD) that must answer these calls, there are some serious mental and physical consequences. Dispatchers spend their entire shifts dealing with people in the most panicked moments of their lives, and those people’s lives are dependent on how quickly and efficiently the dispatcher reacts. EMDs dispatch help in the form of fire, paramedic or police first responders, and stay on the line with the caller until help arrives. And, as a result of the many hardships of the job, there is a national shortage of EMDs across Canada and the US.

4 Ways to Improve Officer Wellness

4 Ways to Improve Officer Wellness

4 Ways to Improve Officer Wellness Go to any law enforcement conference or pick up any police magazine and it becomes very clear what the buzz word for 2016 is. ‘Officer Wellness’ is the idea that every cop deserves to be provided with adequate health and safety...
5 Ways to Adjust to Shift Changes

5 Ways to Adjust to Shift Changes

5 Ways to Adjust to Shift Changes & Rotation Schedules Due to the nature of police work, rotation schedules are not going away anytime soon. If you read our last blog post, “3 Changes to your Rotation Schedule that Can Save Lives,” you know full-well that poorly...
5 Exercises Every Cop Must Master

5 Exercises Every Cop Must Master

5 Exercises Every Cop Must Master Please consult with your doctor or health care professional before attempting any of these exercises. Police officers are just like everybody else, we want to look good, we want to be able to perform our job duties to the best of our...
Fast Food Guide for Public Safety

Fast Food Guide for Public Safety

Fast Food Guide for Public Safety [Infographic] What to eat when you're on-the-go! Please note we are not health care professionals. The tips in this post come from past law enforcement experience and extensive research and should not replace the advice of your health...