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V1 External Vest Carrier

April 20, 2012
The V1 is a cosmetic outershell that houses your current vest in its original concealable carrier for a professional uniform look. It can be worn over your uniform shirt and fits most ballistic vest carriers.

Casual Clothing for Concealed Carry

April 16, 2012

Police gear suppliers are stepping up to the concealed-carry challenge, creating shirts and pants that don't print and provide easy access to your weapon. These same companies are also creating footwear and packs that don't scream "cop," yet meet your needs.

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.

IACP 2011 In Pictures

December 6, 2011

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference, which was held Oct. 22-26 in Chicago, appeared to focus on officer protection. View this photo gallery for 16 innovative products that caught the attention of POLICE Magazine's reporters. And read our feature, "IACP 2011 Highlights," for 12 more products. Photos by Mark W. Clark.

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.

Regulation Base Layers

November 30, 2011
Elbeco's 100-percent pre-shrunk combed cotton jersey knit base layers are designed to perform in the line of duty. Strong yet soft cotton is vat-dyed for consistent, deep colors and preshrunk for a true fit.

DutyMaxx Shirts and Trousers

July 29, 2011
Elbeco DutyMaxx poly/rayon uniforms deliver ultimate comfort with the features officers require. Fabric includes inherent stretch for increased range of movement, Nano Fluid Repellency technology, and UV 40+ protection. Men's and Ladies Choice patterns are offered.

Elbeco Supporting Officers' Cross-Country Bike Trek to Raise Funds for National LEO Memorial

June 1, 2011
Elbeco has signed on as a major sponsor of The Race Across America and issued a challenge grant to uniform distributors throughout the U.S. in support of the cause.

Tactical Pants: 2011

April 26, 2011

These nine suppliers offer tactical pants that provide comfort and utility for male and female officers.

IACP 2010: Best of Show

December 22, 2010

Every International Association of Chiefs of Police show kind of has its own vibe. Last year's show in Denver was all about vehicles. This year's show was much more subdued but there was still plenty of cool stuff on the show floor.

12 Great Holiday Gifts for Cops

December 20, 2010

Once again, the editors of POLICE Magazine offer you our annual holiday gift guide. Note: We've allowed some inflation this year. The price limit for 2010 is $350 (Yes, we know. That's a substantial gift).

Uniforms: What's Out There Now

December 13, 2010

Here's a primer on the types of apparel offered by uniform companies for law enforcement officers.

Outerwear: 2010

November 24, 2010

Prepare yourself for cold weather with these jackets for duty.

Casual Tactical Wear

April 30, 2010

Polo shirts and tac pants can take you to the range and beyond in style and comfort.

Elbeco's Ladies Choice Line Wins 2010 Univator Award for Best Design

April 5, 2010
Elbeco Corp. recently won the 2010 Univator Uniform Innovation Award for "Best Design" for its Ladies Choice line, the uniform industry's first to be designed from the ground up specifically for women. Elbeco also won the Univator Uniform Innovation Award for "Best Fabric Innovation" for its DutyMaxx fabric.

Elbeco's DutyMaxx Wins 2010 Univator Award for Best Fabric Innovation

April 5, 2010
Elbeco Corp. recently won the 2010 Univator Uniform Innovation Award for "Best Fabric Innovation" for its DutyMaxx fabric. Elbeco also won the Univator Uniform Innovation Award for "Best Design" for its Ladies Choice line.

Wet Weather Wear

January 6, 2010

What should you consider when looking at outerwear for duty or most any foul weather? First, versatility. Because quality outerwear is expensive, it needs to serve for at least three seasons out of the year. The second item to consider is whether the outer jacket is truly waterproof or just water resistant; there is nothing worse than being cold and wet. Last is the price. If the clothing breaks the bank it will cause issues.

Second Skin Shirts

December 29, 2009

So what did I find from the major vendors for base layers? There are base layers from cotton, various polyester/Lycra blends, wool blends, and layers for cold or hot weather. The choices seem to be endless.

Wet Weather Wear

October 30, 2009

While giving waterproof jackets a "test wearing," I have had input from several members of my local department and from guys I shoot with. We have found that 5.11 Tactical, BlackHawk, Blauer, Elbeco, Fechheimer, Propper, The Force, Tru Spec by Atlanco, Under Armour, and Woolrich's Elite Tactical Series serve well in a wide range of conditions.

Elbeco Recognized for Support of the National Law Enforcement Museum

October 16, 2009
Police apparel manufacturer Elbeco Inc. of Reading, Pa., was recognized for its financial support of the National Law Enforcement Museum during a reception held at the recent International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) convention in Denver.
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