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By Mark Bond

Depression in police work is a silent killer. Depression can be stealthy, even for the most resilient officer, and can take a physical and mental toll on the mind and body if it goes unrecognized and untreated. Unfortunately, the silence within police culture discourages the acknowledgment of depression and mental illness. This silence cannot continue.

By Matthew Loux

Life as a police officer is hard enough with shift work, daily police encounters, and marital and family issues. Please do not add financial pressures to the mix. Work with your spouse and family to communicate about your financial plan and goals, write them down, and follow through.

By Matthew Loux

Police work takes dedication and a commitment to excellence in every aspect of an officer’s career and life. Physical fitness and health is a significant factor in achieving that excellence. Here are some examples of physical fitness routines that can help reduce the problems associated with police duties.