Police work famously offers the promise of daily variety and the allure of the unknown. “You’ll never be bored,” you are told, but the true day-to-day reality of how seasoned officers experience the job is often quite different.
Concerns are being raised in the medical community over a growing trend of throwing moderation out the door with the latest generation of caffeine sources, the hugely popular and extraordinarily caffeinated - and sometimes heavily sugared - energy...
What we have to understand is that there is science fact and science fiction and most of what is out there is fiction. As I discussed in last month’s column a professional athlete would never train to complete exhaustion; to failure.
Megan Lange made it through her dispatch shift. She was off work and heading home to her young family when a wrong-way driver ended her life. Although nothing can change this tragedy, reviewing some defensive driving tactics could decrease your...
I cannot tell you what will be your ritual or what your time management preparation salvation will be. Learn from those who are successful around you, research and experiment with what makes you do those things that will be your route to success.
The UP24 tracks not only the workouts that you enter into it, but how many steps per day you take and how many calories you burn, even at rest. The UP24 tracks not only how much food you take in each day but the quality and nutritional value of it.
I had put 150 rounds through converted rifles from two different manufacturers with identical reliability results and very similar accuracy results. I had to admit that my worries about .22lr conversion kits did not apply to this one.
The second most common LEO sleep disorder is called “Shift Work Sleep Disorder” (SWSD). According to the International Classifications of Sleep Disorders, shift work sleep disorder is a circadian rhythm sleep disorder.
It constantly surprises me that so many put their training on the back burner when it will save your life. Since, statistically speaking, over 95% of you will not achieve your goal, yet alone make it 45 days into the goal, we need to examine why.
How many veterans bemoan the changes to laws, practices, and expectations that have swept through in just a decade or two? The trick is to stay at the crest of that wave, always in tune with the subtle variations in the surf.
The quest for a leadership position is a difficult one but once you obtain it, there are no promises it will be a warm and fuzzy experience. There will be times that you will question yourself in why you even sought this as a rewarding experience.