Eating right, maintaining a healthy weight, and exercising are key to overall well being and are particularly important for officers given the demands of the job. The resources below will be helpful for agency seeking to build out their health and nutrition education programs.
Supporting Officer Safety Through Family Wellness: The Effects of Sleep Deprivation. Sleep deprivation takes a toll on an officer’s wellbeing. This infographic discusses the effects on the body and other dangers associated with sleep deprivation and offers helpful suggestions for families of law enforcement.
IACP has several Training Keys® related to health and fitness. Training Keys® are six-page loose-leaf monographs summarizing key policing topics and issues in a succinct, reader-friendly format, suitable for academy, roll-call, or in-service training. Training Keys are available to IACP members only. More about Training Keys.
Health & Fitness
Exercise & Nutrition
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