Now 54, Commander Regina Scott begin her LAPD career 26 years ago. She recognizes the job comes with mental and physical challenges – the Sam Browne alone can weight more than 20 pounds, so officers need to wear it properly to avoid long-term health impacts.
When Scott was asked for a medical history during routine doctor visits, she didn’t know the answer to whether diabetes, cancer or heart disease was in her family. With BlueLIFE, the Department’s Wellness Initiative for command offers, Scott says she has a chance for a fresh start.
This is the perfect way to get educated about my health and take personal responsibility. I’ll also be able to provide my two children with a good example.