William Bratton is taking over the helm of the NYPD, what should be his top priority?
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.
Scott Smith reviews the Voodoo Tactical Matrix Assault Pack, BlackHawk Warrior Wear Shell and Jacket, EMA Tactical Countdown Magazine and Grip, and Danner Striker II GTX boots.
Back in the late 1970s when the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) established a trade show for the hunting and firearms industry, no one could have predicted that the exposition would become a major stage for the unveiling of law enforcement products. But that's what the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show has become.
It's pretty hard to find the right gift for anyone this time of year. Buying gifts for cops is especially difficult. That's why the editors at POLICE have assembled this quick look at a dozen great gifts that any cop would love.