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Blue Wonder Leather Care

July 1, 2006
Blue Wonder’s Leather Care contains a scientifically formulated cosmetic base to keep leather from aging. Applying Leather Care to a holster, gun case, or sling will restore its youth with triple-action cleansing while adding a layer of protection to return luster and prevent water, UV, or mold damage. Available in a four-ounce bottle, it’s easily applied with a soft, dry towel.

Gorgonz Performance Work Hat

July 1, 2006
The Gorgonz Performance Work Hat is designed to keep your head comfortable throughout the year. The inner layer of DuPont Coolmax fabric pulls sweat away from your head, wetting the middle layer Hydroweave fabric, which then uses the heat of the sun to cause evaporation that further pulls away the heat. When dry, the Hydroweave has insulating performance that traps heat to keep your head warm.

Howard Leight/Bilsom Percap Folding Earplugs

July 1, 2006
With its folding band, Percap provides convenience in a pair of earplugs. The folding design makes them easy to stow, providing easy access. For comfort, instead of being inserted into the ear canals, Percap’s folding banded earplugs have non-intrusive ear pods.

Lighting The Way

June 1, 2006

More than 25 years ago I enlisted in the Air Force Reserve as a security policeman. Back then a duty light was the two “D” cell, right angle light. If you were able to track down the straight version, man you were on the cutting edge of light technology. It wasn’t long after I arrived back home to my unit that we got really high tech with the arrival of the Mag Lite. This was like introducing the centerfire cartridge to an infantryman.

Columbia River Knife & Tool Wild Weasel

May 1, 2006

Columbia River Knife & Tool (CRKT) has built its reputation and name on its high-quality, affordable knives. Not only are CRKT’s knives affordable, but the company has been a leader in forging collaborations with well-known custom knife makers.

Emissive Energy Inova T4 Flashlight

March 1, 2006

Inova’s first rechargeable patrol light is tough and powerful.

SHOT Show 2006: Report from the Show Floor

March 1, 2006

You probably think you have seen every possible rifle that can be derived from the basic AR platform. Think again.

Pelican Products M6 Flashlight Series

January 1, 2006

If you need a small, but powerful flashlight, check out these hard-use beauties.

5.11 Tactical Series Tactical Dress Uniform

December 1, 2005
The new Tactical Dress Uniform or TDU from 5.11 Tactical Series has been designed to replace Battle Dress Uniforms, or BDUs. 5.11 Tactical Series product developers utilized input from police and corrections officers to design the new TDU. The shirt features hidden document pockets on the front chest, triple stitching, and 28 bartacks for strength. A bi-swing shoulder allows for greater mobility and the sleeves feature removable neoprene elbow pads.

Glacier Tek Cool Vest

November 1, 2005
Glacier Tek’s Cool Vest is a product designed for the cop who has to work in the summer in body armor. Cool Vest encloses a set of reusable plastic pouches filled with a non-toxic substance. Glacier Tek says all you have to do is soak the pouches in ice water or place them in the freezer for 20 minutes, put them inside the Cool Vest carrier, then strap it between your vest and your skin, and it will keep your body at 59 degrees Fahrenheit for up to two-and-a-half hours in 100-degree heat.

Weinbrenner StabilIcers Lite Traction Gear

November 1, 2005
Winter is on the way and in some parts of the country that means snow and ice. To help you cope with winter, Weinbrenner offers StabilIcers Lite, an easy on/off set of ice cleats that fit any make of duty shoe or boot. StabilIcers Lite sell for $21.95 and are available from any vendor that sells Thorogood duty shoes and boots.

Who Really Pays for Your Gear?

July 1, 2005

There are many professions in which workers receive some kind of additional pay to allow them to buy essential apparel, gear, and equipment for their work. Traditionally soldiers, nurses, even some janitors have received uniform allowances. But few professionals have come to rely on this practice as much as law enforcement officers.

CommuniCard Police Traffic Stop Cards

July 1, 2005
The Police Traffic Stop translator from CommuniCard is a new visual aid that includes illustrations with Spanish and English descriptions to help officers communicate with non-English-speaking drivers. The cards are available as laminated pocket guides and decks.

Torture Testing

June 1, 2005

All holsters are not created equal. You know that. You also know that different types of holsters are designed to be used for different police applications. But what you may not know is how to evaluate holsters for quality, fit, retention, and general function.

Think About Your Holster

December 1, 2004

I would urge all officers to take a closer look at their holsters and what they need from their holsters.

The Money Crunch: Getting the Goods

November 1, 2004

Gone are the days of simple two-way radios and revolvers. Now each officer must carry a multitude of less-lethal weapons in addition to a gun and probably a PDA. While grants are useful, they aren’t the only means by which to acquire funding for equipment.

Ka-Bar Mule Folding Sheath Knife

October 1, 2004

Heavy-duty construction and built-in safety features make Ka-Bar’s latest a practical alternative to clip-it knives.

Duty Belt Deconstruction

March 1, 2004

While some safety measures may seem insignificant now, they might actually save your life someday. Start by looking at your duty belt. Did you configure the items on it because they work best that way for you, or because everyone else does it that way?

Buck-Strider Police Utility Knife

January 1, 2004

This unusual folding knife is built tough enough for daily duty and designed for close defense.

Improvised Weapons

October 1, 2003

It's time to think outside the box-way outside the box.

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