Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
On the outside, the Brad Thor Alpha is a very sleek and stylish medium-weight jacket. Now for the fun part. The Alpha features 35 different pockets. That isn't including the zippered sleeves and side panels for access to belt-mounted gear.
Jackets that comfortably protect you from the elements can mean the difference between a good shift and a bad shift.
View our gallery of Tru-Spec apparel now in use by law enforcement officers. Editor's note: This gallery is sponsored by Tru-Spec.
The availability of different jacket styles for various functions and types of weather makes getting through a shift in any situation much more bearable. Photos courtesy of vendors.
At times you need more than just a weather-proof parka; you need one that will hold up to contact with trees and rocks as well as walls and vehicles. Special Operations Research and Development (SORD) offers just such a jacket.
The Rogue is 782's flagship parka. The fabric makes this "hard-shell" jacket virtually waterproof. It is also quiet. Most "hard-shells'" make that swishing sound that is not only annoying but can give you away when you require stealth.
POLICE Magazine reviews the Nikon 1-4X M-223 Rifle Scope, 5.11 Tactical Responder Hi-Vis Parka, and Streamlight E Flood Light Box.
Prepare yourself for cold weather with these jackets for duty.
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.