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Shopping for a Police Duty Bag

Shopping for a Police Duty Bag

August 30, 2018

As a police officer, you spend countless hours in your cruiser patrolling neighborhoods, cities, and rural communities. Spending that much time on duty means you’re likely to encounter a wide variety of situations over your career, so it’s important that you carry a police duty bag with you that has the necessary supplies, tools, equipment and personal items that you may need.

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The Buyer’s Guide to Hoses, Hose Valves, and Hose Hardware

The Buyer’s Guide to Hoses, Hose Valves, and Hose Hardware

August 24, 2018

If you’re reading this guide to buying fire hose, it’s likely your department’s current hose inventory is either old or worn out and needs to be replaced. That’s OK. Better safe than sorry. Not to be dramatic, but equipping your station with the right fire hose can have life or death consequences for the firefighters who will be using it.
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A Guide to Binoculars for Police

A Guide to Binoculars for Police

July 27, 2018

 Law enforcement officers often look to skimp on quality for cost when it comes to binoculars and opt for cut-rate, bargain-bin binoculars from a big box store. A typical refrain is, “I want a quality pair of binoculars for surveillance, but don’t want to break the bank.” However, this underappreciated piece of equipment deserves the respect, time and thought to make an informed decision and investment.
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Spotlight on Propper Tactical Lightweight Pant

Spotlight on Propper Tactical Lightweight Pant

July 13, 2018

With the hotter months upon us, it’s a good bet that you’re in search of ways to keep cooler on the job. That could include anything from trying to talk your superior into short-sleeve polos to wearing a cooling, dry-fit base layer under your uniform.

For those of you who wear tactical pants daily, you’re in luck, as many are now considered lightweight, thus helping you stay cooler in the warmer months, as well as feel lighter and less weighed down, especially when wearing a duty belt with your various tools and equipment – sidearm, flashlight, cuffs, binoculars, etc.

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The Buyer’s Guide to Fire Helmets & Hoods

The Buyer’s Guide to Fire Helmets & Hoods

June 25, 2018

One of the most, if not the most, important pieces of personal protection equipment for a firefighter is a fire helmet, as well as its companion, the fire hood. Originally made of leather, fire helmets have evolved over... Read More

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Shopping for Fire Suppressants and Foam

Shopping for Fire Suppressants and Foam

June 08, 2018

  One of the most misunderstood aspects of firefighting is fire suppressants and foam. Why is that? Well one of the problems is that most people, firefighting personnel included, don’t really understand the properties of foam and how... Read More

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How to Choose Gear for Water Rescue Emergencies

How to Choose Gear for Water Rescue Emergencies

May 25, 2018

Swimming and boating. White-water rafting. Kayaking. Hurricanes and tropical storms. Flooding. These are all potential activities or situations that can lead to circumstances that may require a water rescue. If your job requires you to perform a water... Read More

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How to Shop for Fire Boots

How to Shop for Fire Boots

April 30, 2018

Over the years, firefighting boots have evolved into a highly important part of a firefighter’s gear. No longer are they just an afterthought, but instead, they are a specifically designed piece of equipment that are equally important as... Read More

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Pants and Shorts for Police

Pants and Shorts for Police

April 11, 2018

While uniforms are necessary to portray a professional appearance, they also need to be practical. A tactical uniform presents the image that an officer is ready for whatever comes their way. Additionally, the gear needs of the police... Read More

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What to Consider in Tactical Shirts

What to Consider in Tactical Shirts

April 04, 2018

Choosing the right tactical shirt can go a long way toward helping ensure your peak performance when performing a variety of tasks, jobs, or functions, including military and law enforcement duties, as well as outdoor activities like hunting,... Read More

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A Guide to Tactical Gloves for Police

March 28, 2018

Tactical gloves are meant to protect your hands – it’s important to keep your hands in the best shape you can so that you can maneuver your weapons – knife, gun, or even knocking down doors. Tactical gloves... Read More

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Pivotal Trainer from Triumph Systems

Pivotal Trainer from Triumph Systems

March 23, 2018

With recent events like the Parkland school shooting front and center in the public’s mind, it’s a good time to stop, think about, and reiterate the importance of a fundamental of law enforcement and tactical situations. Every officer... Read More

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