ESS Crossbow Photochromic Ballistic Eyeshield - ESS Eyepro
The ESS Crossbow Photochromic eyeshield is created using Transition Optics...
By David Griffith
It seems unlikely, but it’s true. Not one of the surviving members of the Alexandria PD’s Special Response Team (SRT) has quit the force or even the team in the wake of the devastating gun battle that killed two officers and wounded three others.
Alexandria (La.) PD’s Special Response Team was executing a detailed plan to serve warrants and search for evidence to connect Anthony Molette, 25, to recent ambush attack. Intelligence gathered before the assault told them that Molette would not be home. It was wrong.
By Gerald W. Garner
Thousands of times a day in this country peace officers search homes, businesses, schools, and other structures for hidden offenders. Structure searches can turn into a high-risk assignment for the officers performing them.
By Dave Douglas
The bad news is, regardless of comfort, you need to wear your vest. The good news is, the manufacturers of ballistic vests and other innovators are working on ways to make wearing a vest more bearable.
By Shawn Hughes
In the days following 9/11, many citizens wondered aloud if their local public safety agencies were prepared to protect them if their communities were attacked. Unfortunately, until recently, the answer to that question was often, No.
I read today about a Canadian team in Afghanistan making a confirmed kill at 2,670 yards. That's a mile and a half, give or take 30 yards. I can't even see a bus at a mile and a half, let alone a man-size target.
By Scott Smith
The Silver Trident is a 10.75-inch blackened stainless knife that tips the scales at just over 11 ounces. This is not a "hang it from your daily wear duty belt beat cop" kind of knife.
While running after a suspect, I charged around the corner of an alley and the guy hit me over the head, knocking my lights out. I really could have used a tool that let me see around corners that day. And now, today’s cops can have them: easy-to-use tactical video systems.
By Melanie Basich
They may seem like big, expensive hunks of metal on wheels, but many agencies have come to realize that mobile command vehicles offer many advantages for the cost.
For a knife with a Zytel handle, the Gunsite folder had a really solid feel. There was no side-to-side slop, and when opened and closed the action was secure. I was sold.