8/8/2013

A "Biggest Loser" type challenge for public employees is beginning in South Beloit, Wis., spearheaded by Police Chief Dean Stiegemeier, who originally planned it for police and firefighters but decided to open it up to other departments. The International Association of Chiefs of Police has teamed up with Johnson & Johnson representatives to develop a new approach to police officer wellness, Stiegemeier said, because data show increases in fatal heart attacks among officers.

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