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SHOT Show 2013: Best of Show

January 29, 2013

The big trend at this year's SHOT Show was flashlights so bright that they can probably take X-rays. Police staff members accidentally got blasted a few times with these 700-lumen light sabers, and they are more less-lethal weapons than illumination tools.

SHOT Show 2013 In Pictures

January 25, 2013

SHOT Show 2013 plenty of new duty gear with a backdrop of the gun-violence debate in Washington, D.C. The show drew more than 62,000 attendees to Las Vegas, and POLICE editors focused on gear rather than politics. View our gallery and read additional coverage in "Best of Show" and Video: SHOT Show 2013 Highlights. Photos by Mark W. Clark and Paul Clinton.

Powerful Flashlights

December 19, 2012

Law enforcement officers can now choose from a variety of high-lumen flashlights to help illuminate dark alleys, vehicles, or rooms. These lights can improve officer safety by revealing threats, and assist in searches for trace evidence in low-light scenarios. Photos courtesy of vendors.

Your Holiday Wish List

December 11, 2012

Looking for a gift idea for fellow cops? Check out 12 of the most requested items in a POLICE Magazine holiday survey. For the last few holiday seasons, the editors of POLICE Magazine have gotten together, brainstormed gift ideas for law enforcement officers, and published what we call a holiday wish list. This year, we decided to use a different protocol. We surveyed a large segment of our readers and asked them what they want for Christmas. We got a lot of answers. The following is a representative sample of 12 gifts requested by our audience. Be sure to also read, "5 Gift Ideas for the Female Officer." Photos courtesy of vendors.

5 Gift Ideas for the Female Officer

December 11, 2012
For those of you looking for gift ideas for a female officer I hope the following will help. These 5 gift ideas are items that I have found useful as part of my own personal equipment set-up.

Outerwear: 2012

November 21, 2012

The availability of different jacket styles for various functions and types of weather makes getting through a shift in any situation much more bearable. Photos courtesy of vendors.

Base Layers

November 21, 2012

With their advanced technologies that make them perfect for use under body armor to wick moisture and prevent chafing, and as an added layer of warmth, base layers have become standard equipment for law enforcement. Photos courtesy of vendors.

IACP 2012: Best of Show

November 8, 2012

Technology tends to be the emphasis of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference. True to form, many of the coolest products at this year's show, held Sep. 29–Oct. 3 in San Diego, focused on the now high-tech aspects of evidence collection. Multiple companies debuted new and improved takes on video, drug analysis, and biometrics. Plenty of new tablets were also on hand. The following is a quick look at some of the products at IACP 2012 that caught our attention. Photos: Mark W. Clark, Paul Clinton, Stalker Radar, Thermo Scientific, and Ti Training

Clothes That Make the Woman

October 11, 2012

Ill-fitting uniforms designed to fit a man's body rather than a woman's do more than just create a disheveled appearance. They also hamper a female officer's ability to do her job.

Screen Ops Gloves

September 30, 2012
5.11 Tactical's Patrol, Duty, and Tactical Screen Ops Gloves with specially constructed fingertips enable efficient and precise operation of touch screen devices with all five fingertips.

Bags and Cases

August 30, 2012

From guns to gear to shields and even a specialized litter, you'll find ways to bring everything you need to the fight with this photo gallery of carry-alls. Photos courtesy of manufacturers.

Firearm Paraphernalia

August 11, 2012

Guns and all of the gear and equipment associated with them keep you prepared for whatever may come your way. Here are 12 firearm paraphernalia products that caught our discerning eye.

Apex Warrior’s Belt

July 30, 2012
5.11 Tactical's limited edition Apex Warrior's Belt features the passage from Isaiah 6:8, "'Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?' And I said, 'Here am I. Send me!'"

Gloves: 2012

July 17, 2012

Keep your hands protected from the big and small hazards of duty. View eight currently available choices from leading law enforcement suppliers in this photo gallery.

Eyewear: 2012

July 17, 2012

Preserve your eyesight with glasses designed to meet the needs of law enforcement. View this gallery for six currently available choices from leading law enforcement suppliers.

Uniforms: 2012

July 11, 2012

Law enforcement uniforms now include non-traditional components like polos and ballistic vest carriers to meet your needs no matter your detail. View these currently available choices from eight leading law enforcement suppliers.

Footwear: 2012

July 11, 2012

Whatever you wear on your feet for duty should look professional yet provide comfort and functionality. View this gallery for 11 currently available choices from leading law enforcement suppliers.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical ATAC Lights

June 21, 2012

5.11 Tactical's ATAC line of lights includes the PLx pen light, powered by two AAA cell batteries, and the L2, powered by two CR123A batteries. Both offer a quality fit and finish.

10 Things You Need to Know About Folding Knives

June 21, 2012

good quality folding knife can be an excellent backup weapon when nothing else is available. This is especially true when some dirtbag has grabbed your gun and you're having to use your strong hand to keep it in your holster and you need a piece of steel in your weak hand to discourage him.

Holsters: 2012

June 20, 2012

Whether for concealed carry or for duty, any holster you use needs to meet your needs. Check out this wide selection of offerings to find a holster that's right for you. 

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