• CMPS Staff

Meditation & Yoga for Police in Cleveland

There are few jobs more stressful than being a police officer. That's why Cleveland Police are now teaching Yoga and mindfulness in the police academy and allowing current officers to voluntarily learn the practice.


For the second year, Cleveland Police held an five-hour retreat at Rivers Edge in West Park to allow police officers to learn mind calming techniques that will help ease the stress of their jobs and better handle critical situations.

"...there’s an effort to move away from “warrior mode” and back into “guardian mode” for police officers. Learning these techniques may help diffuse a situation before it gets out of hand."

Click here to continue reading this article by Monica Robins for WKYC-TV.

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