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Crawford Coates

Crawford Coates is the head of marketing at FirstWatch, which provides data analytics to public safety agencies. He is the former publisher of Calibre Press and is a co-founder of Below 100. Coates is the author of “Mindful Responder: The First Responder’s Field Guide to Improved Resilience, Fulfillment, Presence, & Fitness--On & Off the Job.”

The work of year-long self-improvement comes down to small and regular decisions made day after day, moment by moment
Below 100 is a risk management initiative that seeks to reduce law enforcement LODDs. What if we took a similar approach to wellness?
Baltimore police officers face considerable challenges, but they do so knowing that their health and wellness matter
Port Authority Officer Will Jimeno, who was trapped in the World Trade Center rubble, shares what he has learned from his recovery post-9/11
Multitasking is a persistent myth that robs people of creativity and productivity, and causes mistakes – which is concerning for responders
It’s important to find a focused habit that energizes you and returns you to yourself as whole and complete
One simple way to improve your quality of life now is to take stock of all the blessings you’ve been bestowed, despite everything else
Practicing mindfulness not only improves your emotional and mental well-being, but your physical health as well
Mindfulness is about grounding yourself to where you are so that you can respond to the situation you’ve been called to