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<p>Vermont Trooper Kyle Young died after collapsing during training.</p>

Vermont Trooper Collapses During Training, Dies At Hospital

September 18, 2015
Vermont State Trooper Kyle D. Young, 28, who was assigned to the New Haven barracks, has been identified as the police officer who died Thursday after experiencing a medical incident during training at a Jericho firing range.

5.11 Tactical Announces New "Ready. Like You." Campaign Focused On Versatile Pant Line

September 10, 2015
Today, 5.11 Tactical announced the launch of its "Ready. Like You" Campaign, a three-month cross-medial celebration of the company's versatile pant product line.

SWAT Officer Invents Passive Body Armor Ventilation System

September 10, 2015
The TacVent achieves separation of the armor from the wearer's body with space rather than material, using a corrugated panel of soft, rubbery plastic comprised of vented, vertical grooves. This panel pushes the armor away from the body by a half inch, which allows heat to escape from the torso and flow upward, uninhibited and out of the vest. Shelton says this effect cools the wearer's body surface by up to 14.5 degrees.

Washington Standoff Ends Peacefully When Shooting Suspect Surrenders

September 4, 2015
The search for a drive-by shooting suspect turned violent in Yakima, Wash., on Thursday when gunfire broke out, wounding a corrections officer and setting off a 90-minute standoff punctuated by occasional gunshots fired from inside a home containing the suspect.
<p>Photo: Bergara USA</p>

Atlanta Area SWAT Unit Receives Bergara Rifles

August 19, 2015
Bergara USA, a division of BPI Outdoors, has delivered on its third Bergara rifle contract received from a Georgia police department. The Douglasville Police Department SWAT team selected the Bergara Premier Tactical chambered in .308.
<p>Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. of Milwaukee County, Wis., will be the keynote speaker at the NTOA 2015 Tactical Conference Awards Banquet. (Photo: NTOA)</p>

NTOA Announces Sheriff David A. Clarke as Keynote Speaker for Annual Conference

August 13, 2015
The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) has announced that Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. of Milwaukee County, Wis., will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Tactical Conference Awards Banquet, to be held Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015.

Video: Toledo K-9 Killed by Suspect During Standoff

August 13, 2015
Police say the K-9, Officer Falco, was shot by the suspect after his handler sent him into the home. Hours later police were able to safely enter the home.

Video: Man Killed by Police After Movie Theater Attack with OC and Hatchet Carried Airsoft Pistol, Hoax Bomb

August 6, 2015
Montana was arrested in Murfreesboro in 2004 for assault and resisting arrest, according to officials. He was known to have psychiatric issues, and he had allegedly been committed four times, twice in 2004 to TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion Mental Health Clinic in Nashville and twice in 2007 to a different facility.
<p>5.11 Tactical Rapid Response Long Sleeve Polo (Photo: 5.11 Tactical)</p>

5.11 Tactical Announces New Clothing and Accessories

August 5, 2015
Today at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, 5.11 Tactical announced three new additions to its line of purpose-built tactical apparel and accessories. Debuting as part of the company's brand new Fall/Winter 2015 catalog are the Ignitor Backpack, the Taclite Anorak Jacket, and the Rapid Response Long Sleeve Polo.

Video: Man Attacks Patrons in Tennessee Movie Theater, Killed by SWAT

August 5, 2015
Metro police spokesman Don Aaron said two South Precinct officers were working a crash nearby on Bell Road and ran to the movie theater. One of the officers entered the theater and encountered the gunman.
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