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Hide and Chic Purse Holster - DeSantis
This women's concealer offers an ingenious hidden handgun compartment that is...

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<p>Photo courtesy of Team Wendy</p>

Police Product Test: Team Wendy Bump Helmet  

A good helmet is an essential piece of kit for any tactical operator. The helmets of today are lighter, stronger, provide better protection, are customizable, and are comfortable. Team Wendy's Exfil LTP Tactical Bump Helmet fits all of these criteria.

The New Guard  

Capt. Rhonda Lawson, president of the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE), became the first female field captain in the Texas Highway Patrol's history. In her experience, many officers resent competition with minorities for desired positions.

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Reserve Officers: For Love of the Job  

At minimum, an LASD reserve officer's service will include logging 20 hours a month regardless of obligations posed by the reserve's regular job and family responsibilities. He may find himself working his own patrol car, standing guard in the cold along a parade route, or handling that "change of shift" report nobody else wanted.

<p>Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff&#39;s Dep. Richard Olszynski was featured in October 2010. Photo: POLICE file</p>

Shots Fired #100: Anywhere, USA  

For our 100th "Shots Fired" article, I'm going to step outside the normal formula of our concept and talk about some things I've learned and some heroic officers I've had the honor of interviewing.

<p>Horace Small&#39;s Generation Stretch line of uniforms incorporate lycra to provide the wearer with more comfort in the hot weather.</p>

Warm Weather Wear  

With increased heat in the summer months, law enforcement uniform manufacturers are creating products specifically for the season or adjusting their current products to be used universally.

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Video: Police Impersonator Pulls Over Texas Officer

Carlisle followed and called for backup. She said the suspect was speeding at times, faster than 100 mph, running red lights and running people off the road.

Video: Omaha Officer Killed, Suspect Dead

Officer Kerrie Orozco had been with the department for approximately seven-and-a-half years. She worked in the gang unit and is survived by her husband, two stepchildren, and a baby born in February.

Video: San Diego Officer Shot, Suspect Killed After High-Speed Chase

The incident started as a high-speed pursuit, when a grey late model Jeep heading southbound on State Route 163 did not yield to lights and sirens while driving approximately 90 miles per hour.

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Not Afraid to Be a Woman

Being feminine is often seen as a hindrance as opposed to an attribute when garnering respect from male coworkers because they...

Tips for Joining Investigative Units

Investigative units in law enforcement seem to be more welcoming to females than the more male-dominated units. This could be...

How To Deal With Pregnancy In Law Enforcement

Being a female in law enforcement has its challenges. Being a pregnant female in law enforcement is its own unique animal. I'm...

   
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Tru-Spec Releases new 2015 Packs and Apparel
For 2015 Tru-Spec has introduced apparel and packs designed...
<p><a href=&quot;http://www.policemag.com/freeinfo/15335&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>5.11 Tactical&#39;s</a> Trinity Polo for women features a buttonless placket and decorative stitching in addition to a moisture-wicking finish for comfort in warm weather.</p>
Polo Shirts 2014
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<p><a href=&quot;http://www.policemag.com/freeinfo/21330&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>5.11 Tactical&#39;s</a> sleeveless women&#39;s holster shirt is a female-specific concealed carry option. The shirt features a mesh shoulder yoke to distribute weight evenly. Highly durable fabric pockets under each arm provide plenty of space for a compact handgun, extra magazines or speedloaders, and firearm accessories. An outer mesh layer prevents printing and an inner neoprene layer adds a layer of comfort while carrying your firearm. The shirt also features moisture-wicking fabrics to keep you dry and comfortable. Available in black and white and in sizes S-XL.</p>
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