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Recruiting and Retention and Police Week 2024 IACP Insights

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In this concise episode, Vincent Talucci, Executive Director/CEO of IACP, and Terrence Cunningham, Deputy Executive Director/COO, delve into the latest developments in recruitment and retention within U.S. police agencies. They’ll explore a recent report suggesting a positive shift in staffing…

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How to Turn a Missed Holiday into a Special Event: Tips from and for First Responder Families

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Psychologist Ellen Kirschman is the author of I Love a Cop: What Police Families Need to Know, I Love a FireFighter: What the Family Needs to Know, Counseling Cops: What Clinicians Need to Know and the Dot Meyerhoff mystery series….

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Decision Fatigue: What It Is and How to Avoid It

It’s late afternoon. You’re facing a looming deadline, a growing to-do list, and a flood of urgent emails, yet concentration eludes you. You think, “I need an energy boost, fast.” You had hoped for a workout to rejuvenate, but the…

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A 12-Minute Meditation for Grief and Loss – on Mindful.org

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Our hearts break, but our hearts also heal. The thread that pulls us from heartbreak to healing is love, says Judy Lief in this practice for working with grief.   Read More Here

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Safety first: A wake-up call on sleep health for police officers

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This article first appeared in Blue Line Magazine in March 2024. Working in law enforcement means navigating stress and trauma, a highly demanding workload and, inevitably, shift work. Police officers are required to be present, alert, focused and mentally agile…

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The Sleep Zone Podcast

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Relax your muscles- Continue working your way up your body, one body part at a time, within minutes; as you work your way up to your head, continue to take deep breaths. You will begin to feel relaxed, as if…

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Yoga For Police – Post Patrol Yoga

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While a few of YogaForPolice videos may be four years old, Karin Giardino remains incredibly active!  As a dedicated Austin PD yoga teacher and BJJ enthusiast, she’s always ready to respond promptly to your emails.  She’s offering something special,  her…

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Police1 First Responder Wellness Week 2024

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“First Responder Wellness Week is an initiative that seeks to transform the way we think about wellness, as individual first responders, as agency leaders and as an industry,” says Dr. David Black, Lexipol’s president of wellness solutions. “First responders face…

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How I Reduced My Cortisol Levels Naturally With Food & Light by Wellness Mama®

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Oh, relaxation, that elusive activity that is often talked about and rarely achieved in today’s world. We all know we have too much stress and need to reduce it, but the execution is so elusive! Most of us probably know that…

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How COs can have longer careers from Corrections1

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Doug Wyllie, Police1 Editor in Chief, and Matt Stiehm discuss how to enable COs to have longer law enforcement careers and offer suggestions any officer can use to fully engage and integrate into their organizations.

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