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Duty Lights: 2011

December 22, 2011

Every cop needs at least one reliable flashlight for duty, and most own a few for various situations. Here are 11 models from leading gear suppliers if you're in the market for a light.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical Stryke Taclite Pant

December 19, 2011

Today 5.11 offers law enforcement officers looking for quality clothing many fine options. The new Stryke with Flex-Tac is the latest pair of pants to carry on this tradition.

12 Great Gifts for Cops

December 7, 2011

Buying holiday gifts for cops can be a difficult task. That's why the editors of Police Magazine are offering this quick guide to some of the best products that we've seen this year (or in the last few years) that sell for less than $200. This guide does not include any holsters because that's best left to the officer.

Outerwear: 2011

November 30, 2011

It used to be you had to wear the bulky jacket your agency mandated for duty wear. But now there are many different options for duty, training, and other details. And even those formerly bulky jackets are more streamlined, comfortable, and effective at keeping the weather at bay. Here's a look at some of this next-generation outerwear.

Covert Casual Shirt

November 30, 2011
Comfortable and cool to wear, the new poly/rayon blend Covert Casual Shirt features an updated design with a zippered front pocket in addition to its concealed features. Its generous length conceals your holstered sidearm and an updated RAPIDraw center placket.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical's ARK Recurve and Tanto Knives

November 22, 2011

The ARK Recurve and Tanto folders are completely black with thin, angle cut grooved G10 grips. They're definitely easy on the eyes, but they're also functional. Both are liner lock folders with G10 scales and black razor sharp AUS8 steel blades.

5.11 Tactical Introduces ATAC Flashlights

November 11, 2011
5.11 Tactical introduced its line of ATAC flashlights at the 2011 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference, offering five choices for officers.

Police Product Test: Under Armour Valsetz and Speed Freak Boots

October 24, 2011

POLICE Magazine reviews Under Armour's Valsetz and Speed Freak lightweight boots, Vortex Optics' Viper PST 2.5-10X44, and 5.11 Tactical's Tactical Trainer 2.0.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical Zone Assault Pack

September 22, 2011

POLICE Magazine reviews the 5.11 Tactical Zone Assault Pack, SureFire Mini Sound Suppressor, and Mountain Khakis Alpine Utility Pants.

5.11 Tactical Introduces Four Duty Packs and Pouches

September 12, 2011
5.11 Tactical has introduced four packs and pouches designed for the undercover operative that allow officers to stow necessary gear while maintaining their anonymity.

Police Product Test: Benchmade Triage Knife

August 24, 2011

POLICE Magazine reviews the Benchmade Triage Knife, 5.11 Tactical/Viking Tactics Training Books, and Tactical Assault Gear Tactical Go Bag.

5.11 Tactical Introduces Next-Gen Tactical Pant

August 15, 2011
Flex-Tac is a lightweight fabric with "increased breath-ability, stain resistance and colorfastness," according to 5.11 Tactical. It stretches almost 20 percent more than traditional tactical pants. The Stryke Pant with Flex-Tac is available starting this month for less than $75.

Taclite Patrol Duty Uniform

July 29, 2011
5.11 Tactical's new Lightweight Men's and Women's Taclite Patrol Duty Uniforms (PDU) feature 5.11 Tactical's proprietary fabric, Taclite, a washable, lightweight, breathable blend of 65% polyester, 35% cotton ripstop fabric.

Patrol Gloves: 2011

July 14, 2011

Today's patrol gloves can protect against microbes, bacteria, blood-borne pathogens, needles, and even knives. They can help you scale chain-link fences, keep your extremities warm, and give you a better grip when you need it. View these nine options that are now available.

Raid Eyewear

June 30, 2011
New Raid Eyewear from 5.11 comes with three easy-to-change lenses in smoke, ballistic orange, and clear. Molded inserts and an adjustable and padded nosepiece give stability and a superior fit.

Duty Holsters: 2011

June 27, 2011

View five duty holsters from leading law enforcement manufacturers to secure your duty weapon or TASER electronic control device. These holsters appeared in the June issue of POLICE and are available now.

Fixed-Blade Knives

June 22, 2011

View our photo gallery of fixed-blade knives that appeared in the June issue of POLICE Magazine. We covered 10 of these knives in a feature article; this gallery presents all the photos and information about these knives, as well as a bonus knife that didn't appear in print. The full article is "Fixed-Blade Knives for Duty."

Fixed-Blade Knives for Duty

June 22, 2011

Many of the fixed blades built for law enforcement are designed for heavy-duty applications: cutting seat belts and harnesses, hacking through underbrush, breaking windows, prying open doors (not recommended), or they can even be used to puncture liquid containers. These uses will generally destroy any pocket knife you might carry.

Flashlight Technology

June 13, 2011

To the casual observer, a discussion of "flashlight technology" seems like gilding the lily. You push a button, a light comes on; you push it again, the light goes off. Today, our flashlights use a wide variety of power sources and types of illumination, and generally cost a lot more than the $1.98 one would pay for a two-cell light at the hardware store.

5.11 Introduces Taclite Patrol Duty Uniform

June 10, 2011
5.11 Tactical has introduced the poly-cotton Taclite Patrol Duty Uniform (PDU) to better suit the physical demands of working officers while retaining a professional look, according to the company.
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