Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
The capacitive technology (no batteries) of 5.11 Tactical's mid-size Light for Life duty flashlight is demonstrated at SHOT Show 2011 by Dean Burchill, Southern California sales director. The flashlight can fully charge in 90 seconds after being run down.
Duty lights have gone through numerous evolutions over the course of the last decade. We have seen the once standard one-size-fits-all flashlight morph into mission and unit specific lights.
Scott Smith reviews the Pelican Products 2490 Recoil LED Light, EOTAC Operator Grade Emerson Folding Knife, Haix GSG9S Boots, and 5.11 Tactical Taclite2 Gloves.
Each year at POLICE-TREXPO, the trade show and exposition attracts some of the leading manufacturers of tactical products and vehicles. This year's show was no exception. The aisles were packed with innovative and intriguing new tools and machines. Here's a look at some of the highlights.
Scott Smith reviews Inforce/Emissive Energy Color LED Police Flashlight, Woolrich Elite Series Tactical Polyester Fleece Jacket, SureFire X300 High-Output LED Weapon Light, and SOG Knives Swedge II.
Scott Smith reviews Under Armour Chimera Training Shoes, 5.11 Tactical Light for Life PC3.300, Safariland Double Rifle Case, and Armortek Double Pistol Case.
This year's offerings in lights and lasers include both red and green laser systems. They're getting more and more powerful, feature packed, and smaller, thus enabling use on concealable handguns while still providing retina-searing light levels.
The one thing I can tell you is that many of the students who arrive for my classes with their strobing lights ready to go are often not aware of the pros and cons of strobe light deployment.