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Police Product Test: StatGear T3 Tactical Auto Rescue Tool

December 23, 2013

Designed by New York City Paramedic Avi Goldstein, the T3 is a true multi-tool but with one mission: freeing collision victims from the wreckage of their vehicles.

Police Product Test: Streamlight TLR-2G Weapon-mounted Light

November 26, 2013

For duty use the TLR-2G is hard to beat. It will fit most modern service weapons and there are a variety of duty holsters designed to fit around it.

Police Product Test: Keen Detroit Soft-toe 8" Boots

November 26, 2013

If you're looking for a great hiking boot disguised as a smart-looking duty boot, the Keen Detroits are a great choice.

Police Product Test: TruGlo Tru-See Targets

October 24, 2013

I like these new TruGlo Tru-See targets. They take some of the guesswork and haphazard engineering out of the precision shooting process.

Police Product Test: Fechheimer-Vertx ColdBlack Polo and Phantom LT Pants

October 24, 2013

Vertx's mission is to produce "functionally advanced clothing for the operational athlete." For this review Vertx sent me a few pairs of Phantom LT pants and one ColdBlack polo shirt.

Police Product Test: SureFire M600 Ultra Scout

September 25, 2013

The previous model had a maximum output of 120 lumens, the new one produces 500 lumens. That means the new Ultra Scout cannot only clear a room, but also light up a target at 100 yards.

Glock 30S Subcompact Pistol

September 11, 2013

The Glock 30S frame is borrowed from the 30SF; a subcompact .45 ACP with a capacity of 10 rounds. The benefit here is a larger frame allowing for 10-round capacity.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical STRYKE Pants

August 27, 2013

Right out of the bag I was impressed with the STRYKE Pants. The fit and finish is outstanding and the ripstop material is soft yet sturdy. The stitching, pockets, closures are very clean and obviously a step above basic BDUs.

Of Lights and Lasers

August 19, 2013

Laser sighting systems help officers with target identification, and as we well know when deploying any weapon system, target identification is key. We are not always going to have the luxury of getting into a gunfight under "ideal" conditions.

Product Test: TatJacket's Sling Band-It

August 1, 2013
You may know the frustration of having your sling get caught up on something when you need to deploy quickly. I want to gather up the sling and secure it in a nice, neat bundle and deploy it efficiently. TatJacket's Sling Band-It solves this annoyance.

Police Product Test: Blue Force Gear Ten-Speed Chest Rig

July 23, 2013

Blue Force Gear's new Ten-Speed Chest Rig takes the simple yet highly functional concept of the load-bearing chest rig and not only makes it more versatile, but sheds unnecessary weight in the process.

Police Product Test: Gerber Bullrush Multi-Tool

July 23, 2013

Gerber approached the development of its new Bullrush Multi-Tool for first responders the right way: with extensive collaboration from firefighters, police officers, and EMTs.

What to Look for When Buying a Holster

July 3, 2013

There are two requirements for every holster. Number one, a holster needs to keep a pistol secure when it is not needed. Number two, a holster has to let the wearer get to his or her weapon fast when it is needed.

Police Product Test: Streamlight Strion LED HL

June 26, 2013

The Streamlight Strion LED HL made its debut recently and features, among other things, upgraded LEDs over the previous generation that produce a blinding amount of light in a very compact package.

Police Product Test: Blue Force Gear Hive Satchel

June 26, 2013

Through a partnership with Chris Costa, Blue Force recently introduced the new single-strapped backpack with the sole purpose of allowing officers to discreetly carry everything from knives and magazines to compact submachine guns.

Customizing Your AR Rifle

May 29, 2013

ARs are almost endlessly customizable to suit the needs of the operator. From barrel length to stocks, grips, rails, and optics, the foundation of the AR-15 can be adapted to everything from close-quarters operation work to long-range precision applications.

Police Product Test: Rocky S2V Vented Military Duty Boots

May 28, 2013

The S2V is an 8.5-inch leather and 1,000-denier Cordura nylon boot with a proprietary Vibram sole that is made in the USA. Rocky's Dri-Lex material and Lycra spandex line the boot, which allows for a snug fit while wicking moisture away from your skin.

Product Test: Nutshellz Groin Protector

May 1, 2013
The Nutshellz is a groin protector on steroids. It's made with several layers of ballistic material to obtain the NIJ Level II rating encased in a durable rubber material with a carbon fiber outer skin.

Police Product Test: Danner Tachyon Military Boots

April 25, 2013

If you're looking for a tactical or military boot with a minimalist feel but still need the protection and durability that Danner is well known for, these just might be what you're looking for.

Police Product Test: Propper Off-Duty Apparel

April 25, 2013

The Sonoras are built like a pair of casual cargo pants with multiple pockets and a relaxed fit. What makes them stand out is the ultra-lightweight material from which they are made.

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