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Aimpoint Micro T-2 Red-Dot Optic

December 12, 2014
With its Micro T-2, Aimpoint has taken a proven winner and made it even better by adding flip-up lens caps, increased protection for the windage and elevation turrets, and a new lens coating to enhance clarity.

Training: Keeping It Real

November 26, 2014

We need to train like we fight so to speak, and the best way to do that is through some form of reality-based training. I mean scenarios, role-playing, dynamic training.

Police Product Test: Safariland 7TS Duty Holster

November 26, 2014

Made of a single piece of proprietary injection-molded polymer, the 7TS was truly the first of its kind and set a new standard for simple yet purely functional duty holsters. Now this holster comes in a version that can carry my Glock pistol with attached weapon light.

Police Product Test: Team Wendy Exfil Ballistic Helmet

November 26, 2014

In 2014 Team Wendy took its Exfil LTP design and added NIJ Level IIIA ballistic protection and superb fragmentation performance in a package that meets current ACH Blunt Impact Protection standards.

Police Product Test: Gould & Goodrich Gold Line B813 Holster

October 31, 2014

Riding in a waistband, the G&G Gold Line B813 is just as comfortable as I would expect from top-quality leather gear.

Police Product Test: ScottEVest Brad Thor Alpha Jacket

October 31, 2014

On the outside, the Brad Thor Alpha is a very sleek and stylish medium-weight jacket. Now for the fun part. The Alpha features 35 different pockets. That isn't including the zippered sleeves and side panels for access to belt-mounted gear.

Police Product Test: Safariland GLS Concealment Paddle Holster

October 2, 2014

The GLS is available now in a variety of finishes and attachments for almost any pistol you can think of.

Police Product Test: Lyman Turbo Sonic 2500 Ultrasonic Cleaner

September 30, 2014

Branded as a "case cleaner" for those of you who reload your own ammo, the Turbo Sonic 2500 is really an all-purpose ultrasonic cleaner that will power away almost any grit and grime from whatever you throw into it.

Heckler & Koch VP9 9mm Duty Pistol

September 30, 2014

The VP9 takes the best of HK's pistol heritage and adds the best of what a trusty polymer-framed, striker-fired pistol has to offer. Honestly, I think they've improved on a few things as well.

Police Product Test: LaserLyte Training Tyme Kit

August 31, 2014

LaserLyte currently makes several different products to "up the game" for dry firing practice. At the core of this system are simple laser-enabled "dummy rounds" that can be inserted into the chamber and produce a brief red dot on the target when the shot falls.

Police Product Test: Plinker Arms .22LR Upper Conversion Kit

August 31, 2014

Plinker Arms has recently released a line of complete AR-15 upper receiver kits that convert your 5.56mm to a .22LR. They sent me the short-barreled rifle version with a 12.5-inch barrel, free-float handguards, and threaded flash suppressor.

SIG Sauer P320 Duty Pistol

July 31, 2014

SIG Sauer's answer to complaints about its manual safety and DA/SA trigger is the new P320, which blends the best of the classic SIG design with the attributes of a striker-fired, polymer-framed pistol.

Product Test: Warrior Tech's SafeCycle Chamber Verification Device

July 16, 2014
Warrior Tech, LLC took the chamber flag concept and improved upon it greatly. The company's new SafeCycle chamber verification device is similar to a chamber plug in that it provides quick and accurate visual confirmation that the rifle's chamber is empty, but goes above and beyond that in a few ways.

Police Product Test: Bates Delta Nitro 8" SZ Boots

June 30, 2014

The Delta Nitros are extremely comfortable, flexible, and supportive without the need for insoles or breaking in, something few boots can claim. They do this and still maintain the feel of a real boot.

Police Product Test: 425 Inc. Guardian Angel LED Light

June 30, 2014

The Guardian Angel is a slim-profile, personal LED light system, designed to be mounted to virtually anything thanks to the variety of accessory mounts. It is rechargeable, very durable, and available in a variety of colors and light patterns.

Video Review: Glock G42 .380 Pocket Pistol

May 30, 2014
PoliceMag.com asked Sgt. A.J. George of the Scottsdale (Ariz.) Police Department to give us his thoughts on Glock's new G42 .380 pocket pistol.

Police Product Test: Motorola Mission Critical Bluetooth Earpiece

May 16, 2014

Motorola's new Mission Critical Bluetooth Earpiece is what I would call the cutting edge of communications equipment. It thoroughly addresses both of the problems I had with my first rig.

Police Product Test: Point Blank Alpha Elite Vest

May 8, 2014

The Alpha Elite is soft, concealable body armor, available in NIJ Level II or IIIA for both male and female cuts and is NIJ 0101.06 compliant. Basically the same stuff we all wear on duty right now. Now let's talk about what sets it apart from technology of the past.

Police Product Test: Forum Industries Patrol Jacket

April 15, 2014

Forum Industries is doing some wonderful things with Gore fabrics and its latest line of protective duty clothing is nothing short of impressive. My example was the company's R521 Windstopper Patrol Soft Shell in the "IKE," or above-the-belt cut.

Police Product Test: Tactical Impulse LE-1 Flashlight Kit

April 1, 2014

So what's so special? It's not so much the light itself, but the LE-1's system of accessories Tactical Impulse has designed to go with it that make this a true light "multi-tool."

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