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Inspector Gadget

October 30, 2009

Using Merlin, investigators can search for subjects by phone numbers, addresses, and other information.

Easy Readers

October 19, 2009

Can you accurately see and write down one license plate number per second while driving at up to 100 miles per hour, even with darkness or bright sun limiting your sight? Fortunately, there are automated systems that can do this for you.

Portable Headquarters

September 18, 2009

With its military pedigree, Reeves' Incident Command Post (ICP) is built to meet military standard requirements for rain, wind, temperature, durability, blackout, and snowload. This generator-powered towed trailer pops out into a soft-walled shelter to serve as a portable command center on the fly.

Less Lethal Force

September 18, 2009

As technology has evolved, so too has the arsenal of weapons available to law enforcement. Firearms and batons have their place, but they aren't always the most effective tool for a given situation. Having a less-lethal option means you can possibly end a confrontation without lethal force.

First Aid for First Responders

August 31, 2009

When you're the first on the scene, you often have to take on roles that might not otherwise fall under your standard job description, such as paramedic. If you have the right tools on hand, you can help not only those you protect and serve, but also yourself and other officers who need medical attention.

Hanging Tough

June 1, 2009

Today's law enforcement officers carry more gear on their belt than ever before. Not only are all of these items heavy, the holsters they're held in are difficult to move when necessary. That's why Safariland has developed two simple locking systems that allow you to add or remove various holsters on your duty belt or MOLLE loops without rearranging other items in the process.

Holsters: Safe and Secure

June 1, 2009

With all of the duty holsters available today, it's amazing to think the only option for police officers used to be black leather. Now there's also laminate, nylon, and all manner of synthetics. For finish there's basketweave, plain, or high gloss. Not to mention increasingly innovative retention devices in holsters from level 1 to 3. Here's a selection of holsters for duty carry encompassing all of these variations.

TREXPO West: Speakers Scoff at Claims of End to War on Terror

May 1, 2009

Richard "Mack" Machowicz and Det. Ebrahim Ashabi come from very different backgrounds, but they demonstrated in their keynote addresses at TREXPO West that they are both straight shooters who value honesty and have no use for political correctness.

TREXPO West: Are Gang Members Hopeless?

May 1, 2009

On the first night of TREXPO West 2009, four gang experts sat on a panel moderated by FOX 11 Los Angeles investigative reporter Chris Blatchford to discuss the challenges gangs pose for law enforcement.

TREXPO West 2009: Best of Show

May 1, 2009

Some impressive inventions were on display April 1–2 at the Long Beach, Calif., Convention Center. Companies displayed and sold their wares, many of which were interesting solutions to everyday problems in law enforcement.

TREXPO West: Hands-On Training for Attendees

May 1, 2009

Many attendees at the 2009 edition of TREXPO West in Long Beach, Calif., put their minds and bodies to work advancing their tactical and technical skills.

Target Systems

May 1, 2009

Expand your shooting range's capabilities with target systems that simulate human movements and improve training.

Electric Enforcement

April 1, 2009

What truly sets all of T3 Motion's vehicles apart is an innovative "power management system."

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.

Duty Boots

April 1, 2009

Find the right black boots for your shift. Read our product roundup that includes 5.11 Tactical, BlackHawk, Bates, Danner, Haix, Lowa, Magnum, Original S.W.A.T., OTB Footwear, Ridge Footwaer, Timberland Pro, and Thorogood.

Ballistic Transformer

March 1, 2009

Imagine one item that can be deployed as a bomb blanket, a ballistic shield, and a litter for moving the wounded, just for starters. Protective Products International's Multi-Functional Armor Blanket (MFAB) does all this and more.

Tactical Uniforms

March 1, 2009

Read about the newest BDUs, tacpants, and jumpsuits for law enforcement.

Green Wheels

February 1, 2009

Current trends indicate that saving money and improving community relations will continue to drive law enforcement policy decisions for the foreseeable future. Following this train of thought, vehicles that run on electricity instead of gasoline and operate at lower speeds conducive to personal interaction are good news for both public safety and the public.

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.

Wireless When You Need It

January 1, 2009

Not every natural disaster is as devastating as Katrina. But does your agency have a plan in place that would allow you to communicate in case a similar event occurred in your jurisdiction?

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