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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.

Police Product Test: Streamlight Stinger LED

March 23, 2013

For this Stinger, Streamlight had just upgraded the C4 LED from 180 lumens to a blazing 350 lumens and 24,000 candela on the brightest of three intensity settings.

Choosing Optics for Patrol Rifles

January 10, 2013

With the increased use of rifles by patrol officers, there comes the need for modern modifications to make them more effective and to better fit the task at hand. One of the most obvious and likely the most effective is the use of modern optical sighting systems.

Police Product Test: Streamlight ProTac HL Flashlight

December 19, 2012

The number of new product offerings from Streamlight has been impressive, especially among its ProTac line of compact handhelds. I've been using the company's newest, the ProTac HL, and after only a few weeks of testing, I'm sold.

Police Product Test: G Squared Consulting Falcon Gloves

November 19, 2012

G Squared's new Falcon gloves are a great choice for anyone needing a durable, all-purpose patrol glove with the added bonus of touch screen connectivity.

Lewis Machine & Tool LM8MRP Rifle

October 11, 2012

Lewis Machine and Tool Co. (LMT) recently released what it believes is an improvement on the venerable AR-15 design, the LM8MRP. The LM8MRP is a direct gas impingement AR-15 with a 16-inch barrel that features the company's latest modular upper receiver or Monolithic Rail Platform (MRP).

Police Product Test: Bushnell DMR 3.5-21x50, SMRS 1-6.5x24 Optics

October 4, 2012

Bushnell's DMR 3.5-21x50 has the G2DMR reticle and its SMRS 1-6.5x24 has the BTR-1 reticle. The first one is a long-range monster and the second will likely handle everything else.

Police Product Test: Streamlight Sidewinder Compact II Flashlight

September 20, 2012

Designed to be purpose mounted for hands-free use, either on a helmet or other gear, this light has four high-discharge LED bulbs that produce more than ample working light.

How Colt Maintains Quality Control

July 11, 2012
There were a few things I noticed immediately about the manufacturing plant. First, the building and almost everything in it was an interesting mix of museum-quality artifacts and cutting-edge technology. Some of the plants machinery in service today has been in use for nearly 100 years.

Zeroing In at Aimpoint Training Program

June 14, 2012
Telluric's instructors ran us through several great drills designed to emphasize the fast target acquisition ability and accuracy of the Aimpoint optics.

Police Product Test: Streamlight SL-20L Flashlight

May 25, 2012

Historically, the biggest hurdle with LED technology has been getting the "candela" or "candlepower" to compare to that of an incandescent. LEDs generally put out high "lumens," meaning they are really bright at close distances, but not as good at casting light in the distance. Streamlight figured out how to do both with this one.

Police Product Test: Salute Products Spartan Steel Target

April 23, 2012

Salute Products' new steel target is just over 20 inches tall and 11 inches wide and made of AR500 steel armor plate, which makes it rifle rated.

Police Product Test: Eye of Mine HD Video Camera Sunglasses

April 23, 2012

The Eye of Mine Eye-View 720HD camera sunglasses come with interchangeable clear and polarized grey lenses that have a high-definition video camera built into the bridge of the nose.

Police Product Test: Energizer Bravo Hard Case Flashlight

January 25, 2012

Few officers will argue that a good flashlight is, next to your duty weapon, probably the most essential piece of gear on duty or off. Energizer now has a line of "Hard Case" flashlights designed around the parameters of LE and Military use.

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