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Mark Rivera, Customer Retention Manager and CJIS Security Compliance Officer with Vigilant Solutions, served for sixteen years with the Maryland State Police, retiring at the rank of First Sergeant with thirteen of those years at the supervisory and command level. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Management from The Johns Hopkins University and Secret clearance through the FBI, Baltimore.

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Tru-Spec’s 24-7 Series Tactical softshell offers tactical comfort and style with its lightweight, wind- and water resistant material, providing room for the use of ballistic vests or holstered firearms. It features a zipper-front closure with a comfortable fleece-lined zip-through collar as well as two angled waist pockets on the front and two rear zipper pockets on the lower back. There is a one-hand cord lock waist drawstring for easy adjusting and hook-and-loop self-fabric cuff closures. Available in black, navy, olive drab, coyote, or Multicam in sizes extra-small to 5 extra-large.

Outerwear 2013

Jackets that comfortably protect you from the elements can mean the difference between a good shift and a bad shift.

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The Praetorian 2 glove from 5.11 Tactical features Thinsulate C100 lining throughout in a full goatskin shell with a seamless palm and elastic wrist closure. The glove features Tactical Touch fingertip construction that allows officers to operate touch screen devices. Available in black, the gloves run in sizes small to extra-large.

Gloves 2013

Maintain hand protection with the latest gloves that feature enhanced designs and materials.

K-9 Vehicle Searches

Two U.S. Supreme Court cases from Florida have clarified the use of police dogs by officers for search vehicles and private properties. Law enforcement appeared to score a victory in Florida v. Harris, in which the court validated a search that resulted in the discovery of narcotics in a vehicle. View our gallery of K-9 vehicle searches. Photos courtesy of Becki and John Johnston/AceK9.com.

The 5.11 Tactical LMC Recurve is a mid-size folder that cuts like a big knife but is small enough to fit comfortably in a pocket. Lightweight and portable, the LMC Recurve measures 4.25 inches closed and 7.5 inches open. The utilitarian knife features a recurve blade with a plain edge. It is ideal for everyday cutting jobs. The finger coil at the base of the blade allows for total control while the textured FRN scales offer optimal grip. The V-hole in the blade provides instant one-hand operation. Two pocket clip locations accommodate right- and left-handed users.

Edged Tools: 2013

Guarantee having a handy implement at your fingertips with new knives and multi-tools for law enforcement. Here are 12 currently available tools from leading law enforcement suppliers. Photos courtesy of vendors.

A procesion of some 800 vehicles heads toward High View Cemetery in Chaplin.

Bardstown Police Memorial

Hundreds of law enforcement officers paid their respects to fallen Bardstown (Ky.) Police Officer Jason Ellis on May 30 during a memorial service. Officer Ellis' K-9, Figo, also paid his respects, keeping a vigil and resting his paw on the officer's casket. Read the full story here. Photos by Wales Hunter.

Made with a polyester/spandex blend, 5.11 Tactical's 9-inch Sports Boxer Briefs have great breathability and are comfortable and quick-drying, thanks to 3D moisture-wicking technology. Available in black or white.

Uniform Accessories: Underwear

These five pairs of underwear give officers an often overlooked yet essential uniform accessory. View our other uniform accessory galleries covering duty belts and socksPhotos courtesy of vendors.

USA-made Year Round Crew Socks from 5.11 Tactical come in crew- and over-the-calf lengths and feature TransDry cotton and copper threads for enhanced breathability and antimicrobial performance. Other features include reinforced heel, sole, and toe; added arch and calf support; and Nano-Glide threads for enhanced blister prevention.

Uniform Accessories: Socks

These six pairs of socks give officers an often overlooked yet essential uniform accessory. View our other uniform accessory galleries covering duty belts and underwearPhotos courtesy of vendors.

Blackhawk's line of non-molded, traditional-style Cordura duty gear now comes in a pre-packaged kit. It includes a belt, baton case, belt keepers, chemical agent case, silent key holder, universal radio case, single cuff case, Stinger light case, and latex glove case for a complete duty rig. Available in small, medium, large, and extra-large combo kits. Made in the U.S.A.

Uniform Accessories: Duty Belts

These six duty belts give officers an often overlooked yet essential uniform accessory. View our other uniform accessory galleries covering socks and underwearPhotos courtesy of vendors.

Police Week 2013: Candlelight Vigil

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's 2013 Candlelight Vigil on Monday evening celebrated fallen officers. This year, 321 officers' names were added to the memorial from 2012 to as far back as 1814. Read our coverage of the vigil here.

The Madison (N.Y.) Police Department, wearing Red the Uniform Tailor, won Best Dressed Departments, Under 100 Officers.

Best Dressed Law Enforcement Officers

The best dressed law enforcement agencies earned plaudits from the North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors (NAUMD) when  the group handed out its annual awards in April. Photos courtesy of NAUMD.

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