Development of 5.11 Tactical's new Sierra Bravo Duty Belt was spurred by a request from an overseas law enforcement agency for a nylon duty belt that was lighter than comparable models and innovative.
For training and details that don't call for a traditional uniform, polo shirts provide functional details and a professional look.
When you're not wearing a traditional uniform, you need durable trousers like these tac pants with lots of pockets to hold your gear on duty, on the range, and on the go.
From simple to colorful and high-tech, and even fused to apparel, a badge is the iconic representation of your membership in law enforcement. Proudly display your agency identification with these badges.
We sent Police Magazine contributing editor Mark W. Clark to the SHOT Show in January and he came back with these shots of guns and gear from Media Day at the Range and from the show floor.
Maintain hand protection with the latest gloves that feature enhanced designs and materials.
Undergarments that fit your body provide comfortable protection from sweat and chafing when worn beneath your body armor or clothes.
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.
Guarantee having a handy implement at your fingertips with new knives and multi-tools for law enforcement. Here are 12 currently available tools from leading law enforcement suppliers. Photos courtesy of vendors.
These six pairs of socks give officers an often overlooked yet essential uniform accessory. View our other uniform accessory galleries covering duty belts and underwear. Photos courtesy of vendors.
These five pairs of underwear give officers an often overlooked yet essential uniform accessory. View our other uniform accessory galleries covering duty belts and socks. Photos courtesy of vendors.
Law enforcement agencies across the country value functional uniforms. As fabric and design technology improve, manufacturers are able to create a more diverse array of products that enhance efficiency on the job.
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 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.
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.