The subject of this article is issue of stress, which is an indelible part of work of a representative of uniformed services. Presented were causes and possible consequences of work in stress situations, which are threats to both psychological and physical health. In the article emphasized was a relation of ways of dealing with stress to lifestyle. For the author claims, that along with providing assistance in the workplace, awareness of stress and techniques of relaxations, very important for dealing with stress is active recreation. Aim of the article was to prove, that physical activity and own development are an effective ways of preventing negative consequences of stress accompanying work of a policeman, which threatens his physical and psychological health.