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Police Product Test: Streamlight ProTac HL Flashlight

December 19, 2012

The number of new product offerings from Streamlight has been impressive, especially among its ProTac line of compact handhelds. I've been using the company's newest, the ProTac HL, and after only a few weeks of testing, I'm sold.

Police Product Test: G Squared Consulting Falcon Gloves

November 19, 2012

G Squared's new Falcon gloves are a great choice for anyone needing a durable, all-purpose patrol glove with the added bonus of touch screen connectivity.

Police Product Test: Nike Special Field Boots

November 19, 2012

A team of officers at the Chicago Police Department wore the new Nike SFBs during 12-hour shifts of crowd control duty last summer and scored them on comfort, features, durability, what law enforcement assignments they would be good for, and value.

Police Product Test: Streamlight Sidewinder Compact II Flashlight

September 20, 2012

Designed to be purpose mounted for hands-free use, either on a helmet or other gear, this light has four high-discharge LED bulbs that produce more than ample working light.

Police Product Test: FLIR Systems BHS Thermal Camera and Recorder

September 20, 2012

The BHS series Bi-Ocular System's rugged design allows heavy use in all climates, so it can be used by any agency, any time of year. Because it's all weather sealed, the unit is even submersible when fitted with one of three quick connect lenses (35mm, 65mm, 100mm).

App Review: iCrimeFighter

September 14, 2012
The iCrimeFighter app allows field investigators to keep accurate notes while they work a case. The app is simple to use, and you can easily add photos, videos, notes, and a to-do list to your case.

Police Product Test: Woolrich CC Shirt and Chinos

August 23, 2012

Woolrich's Elite Concealed Carry Chinos and Discreet Carry Short Sleeve fit well, wash up well, and most importantly they keep your concealed carry firearm and a reload under wraps.

Police Product Test: Benchmade Interdiction Kits

August 23, 2012

The Benchmade Interdiction Kit is one outstanding tool in the fight to stem the flow of drugs in the United States. By using the included aluminum probes, interdiction officers can safely inspect suspicious packages, stacked cargo, seat upholstery, and suspicious areas within vehicles and structures.

Police Product Test: Real Avid The Gun Tool

July 25, 2012

As the name implies, The Gun Tool is a tool designed for guns. Its parts include a pin punch, a small hook blade knife, common Torx and hex head wrenches, a shotgun choke/size gauge wrench, and a 3/8-inch drive for Philips head and flat blade screwdrivers (two each included).

Police Product Test: Meopta 1-4X22KD Scope

July 25, 2012

Meopta's 1-4X22KD has a 30mm tube to give you a crisp, clear image of whatever you view through it. Its illuminated reticle is the "K Dot," a modified German 4 with a dot centered on a broken horizontal crosshair and a vertical post.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical ATAC Lights

June 21, 2012

5.11 Tactical's ATAC line of lights includes the PLx pen light, powered by two AAA cell batteries, and the L2, powered by two CR123A batteries. Both offer a quality fit and finish.

Police Product Test: Tactical Electronics LPSS3 Pole Camera

June 21, 2012

The LPSS3 really set itself apart from the other pole cams I have tested. Its ability to remain small until deployed at the desired length and its lightweight composite material translate into less burden on the operator.

Police Product Test: Streamlight SL-20L Flashlight

May 25, 2012

Historically, the biggest hurdle with LED technology has been getting the "candela" or "candlepower" to compare to that of an incandescent. LEDs generally put out high "lumens," meaning they are really bright at close distances, but not as good at casting light in the distance. Streamlight figured out how to do both with this one.

Police Product Test: Shieldspike's Hammerspike Glass-Breaker

May 17, 2012

Shieldspike has developed the Hammerspike specialty tool, designed specifically to eliminate the window glass in a building or vehicle. This close-quarters tool weighs only 1.5 pounds and is easily deployed with one hand.

Police Product Test: Salute Products Spartan Steel Target

April 23, 2012

Salute Products' new steel target is just over 20 inches tall and 11 inches wide and made of AR500 steel armor plate, which makes it rifle rated.

Police Product Test: Eye of Mine HD Video Camera Sunglasses

April 23, 2012

The Eye of Mine Eye-View 720HD camera sunglasses come with interchangeable clear and polarized grey lenses that have a high-definition video camera built into the bridge of the nose.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical's Taclite Jean-Cut Pant

March 27, 2012

Being able to wear a true "gun belt" when out of uniform is important to keep your sidearm from moving and flopping around. When your holster moves and tilts you print through your cover garment, showing you are "armed." You will not have this issue with the Taclite Jean-Cut Pant.

Police Product Test: M-Pro 7 Advanced Small Arms Cleaning Kit

March 27, 2012

Parent company Bushnell took the BoreSnake and combined it with M-Pro7's cleaning products, creating a complete cleaning kit for personal, range, or agency use.

Police Product Test: Danner DFA Boots

February 17, 2012

For most of us winter means cold, wet, and/or snowy shifts. Mother Nature has a habit of making days as an officer or first responder miserable. Fortunately, Danner can help tame the weather with its DFA boots.

Police Product Test: Energizer Bravo Hard Case Flashlight

January 25, 2012

Few officers will argue that a good flashlight is, next to your duty weapon, probably the most essential piece of gear on duty or off. Energizer now has a line of "Hard Case" flashlights designed around the parameters of LE and Military use.

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