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Duty Uniforms  

April 1, 2009

Find the right uniform for your shift. Read our product roundup that includes 5.11 Tactical, Elbeco, Fechheimer, Red the Uniform Tailor and The Force.

Ladies Choice  

January 1, 2009

Uniforms aren't known for making fashion statements, but ideally they should be both comfortable and professional looking. With its Ladies Choice design, Elbeco feels it has finally created women's trousers to meet both of these criteria.

Evaluating the State of American Law Enforcement  

December 1, 2008

The truth is that the state of American law enforcement is a very fluid thing.

Contacting Mentally Ill Subjects  

December 1, 2008

Fill your tool belt with things you need to keep yourself safe when dealing with the mentally ill. Each piece of information gathered before arriving on scene is another tool you may need.

Shots Fired: Jersey Village, Texas 01-31-2006  

October 1, 2008

Officer Holly Mong had just gotten into the vehicle in her driveway and no sooner closed the driver's side door than it flew back open. She was being carjacked.

A female officer from the Calgary Police Service. Courtesy of thivierr (Flickr.com).

In Praise of Women Warriors  

June 1, 2008

For decades female police officers received little respect from male cops. They were treated as "secretaries with badges." Today, only a knuckle-dragging caveman would believe that women don't have the courage and determination to be cops.

Two female officers of the NYPD. Photo courtesy of NYCArthur (Flickr.com).

The State of American Law Enforcement - Women Warriors  

June 1, 2008

Maintaining a balance between one's identity as a woman and as a police officer is never going to be easy. Knowing this, Sgt. Stefani Gombar of the Phoenix PD cherishes one piece of advice she received in the academy from a female officer: "Don't lose yourself."

Cuffing with Useful Force  

May 1, 2008

Tragically, the lives of many officers have been lost at the hands of suspects who attacked without warning as the officer attempted to apply handcuffs. Fortunately, there is a safer way to gauge a suspect's resistance while effectively controlling him.

Making Body Armor Better  

April 1, 2008

It started with a gunfight. Almost 40 years ago a former Marine named Richard Davis was delivering a pizza in downtown Detroit when three men tried to rob him at gunpoint. As he recovered from his wounds, Davis realized the need for lightweight body armor that could be worn by law enforcement officers in the field.

Trusty Sidekicks  

March 1, 2008

From mats to padded gear to simulated weapons, safety begins with training using the right equipment.

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