Going away to college is an exciting time in your life, most likely the first time you’ll be on your own, away from your parents and siblings, free to make your own rules and come and go as you please. Since you can remember, mom and dad have worried about you and your safety, always quick with a friendly reminder before you head out the door – “Stay safe and be aware of your surroundings.” Read More
Those with any kind of experience know that the right pair of footwear is essential to not only your comfort on the job, but your safety as well. Which is why we’ve created this buyer’s guide to help you know what to look for in an EMS shoe or boot. Read More
As an EMT, few purchases you make can affect your daily work life in such a profound way. You don’t use every piece of equipment at your disposal on every call, but you do use your EMS bag on every call. Read More
We know that your firefighter turnout gear serves a distinct purpose – it must provide protection from a variety of factors you face each and every time you go out on a call. In order to do that, by nature that gear must be heavy and insulated.
The call comes in that there’s a house on fire in a nearby neighborhood. Possible victims inside. You and your team throw on your turnout gear and head out, sirens blaring. Your heart’s pumping, adrenaline flowing, but you’re ready because you’ve trained for this. Read More
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you had a faulty hydrant wrench and didn’t have a backup? Or perhaps you simply didn’t have a good, quality hydrant wrench to begin with? Maybe you thought you had the right tool for the job, but it turned out you didn’t. This article will help you determine the essential fire hydrant tools that will ensure you’re prepared when the time comes. Read More
This equipment is more than just movies, TV and fun though. For law enforcement, it’s a vital tool that can be used in a variety of ways, and which helps keep officers safe. Let’s take a look at both night vision and thermal imaging technology, and how it can help your department and your personnel.
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.