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How Yoga Training Combines Wellness and Physical Fitness for Firefighters

By Olivia Mead

Many in the fire service are skeptical about trying yoga, but its ability to enhance both mental and physical performance should not be underestimated. Find out how the foundational elements of yoga provide specific benefits to firefighters.

Lessons Learned from the 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attacks

By Joshua Kelley

Terrorists in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks demonstrated an unparalleled level of coordination and precision, allowing them to sustain the attacks for 60 hours. Lessons learned from 26/11 can help governments around the world to better prepare for, prevent, and respond to, such attacks.

Tips on Training Adult Employees in the Workplace

By Chris Chiancone

Every company that relies on technology must deliver cybersecurity training to employees. Training adult employees can be challenging, but a few simple adjustments can streamline the process for everyone involved.

Training Mental Resilience Is More Important Than Hose Drills

By Eric Brenneman

Firefighters know how to react to trouble, but when it comes to their mental health, reacting is not enough. Find out how simple yoga practices, that don't have anything to do with sporting yoga pants, can help firefighters build mental resilience.

How Law Enforcement Agencies Can Create a Comprehensive Ethics Policy

By Mark Buck

Every police officer has a responsibility to act ethically, but law enforcement agencies also have a responsibility to teach and enforce a clear code of ethics. To create a comprehensive ethics policy, agencies must include these key components.

Reprogramming Memories: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy

By Linda Ouellette

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an evidence-based psychotherapy, helps patients overcome trauma by using visual stimulation to activate the brain’s innate healing tendency. Find out more about the science behind the treatment and what is involved.

Understanding Limitations of the “Fight or Flight” Response

By Dr. Carrie Steiner

The "fight or flight" response to danger can be lifesaving, but once activated can negatively impact an officer's reactions. Here is what police departments, officers, and the public need to know about how physiological responses in times of stress can affect officers' actions and decision-making.