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Police Product Test: Soundgear by LaPierre Digital Hearing Protection

January 25, 2012

Soundgear electronic hearing protection is a fully automatic earplug that returns environmental sounds while eliminating loud noise spikes. It is automatic in the sense that there is no user control that adjusts the level of volume in the unit.

Product Test: Pelican 1910 and 1920 Flashlights

January 3, 2012
The 1920 makes a perfect alley light. When the light-bar alley light is too much of a flood light or up too high to get a look at the ground, the 1920 is perfect.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical Stryke Taclite Pant

December 19, 2011

Today 5.11 offers law enforcement officers looking for quality clothing many fine options. The new Stryke with Flex-Tac is the latest pair of pants to carry on this tradition.

Police Product Test: SORD Australia Smock Jacket

December 19, 2011

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.

Police Product Test: Leupold VX-R Scope

December 19, 2011

Leupold builds optics to meet end users' needs. This is the case with the VX-R 1.25-4X20 SPR, a scope built for AR-style rifles.

Product Test: RideOut's Storm Quest and Carbon Comfort Saddles

December 5, 2011
The extended riding of bicycle patrol can be grueling, especially if you don't have a comfortable saddle. The Storm Quest and Comfort Carbon saddles from RideOut Technologies deliver on this promise.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical's ARK Recurve and Tanto Knives

November 22, 2011

The ARK Recurve and Tanto folders are completely black with thin, angle cut grooved G10 grips. They're definitely easy on the eyes, but they're also functional. Both are liner lock folders with G10 scales and black razor sharp AUS8 steel blades.

Police Product Test: 782 Gear's Rogue Parka

November 22, 2011

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 Product Test: SOG Knives' EOD PowerLock

November 22, 2011

I have noticed that the EOD PowerLock has improved in several ways. It now has a true needle-nose plier that will give you a fine point when you need it to grasp and pinch small items.

Police Product Test: Under Armour Valsetz and Speed Freak Boots

October 24, 2011

POLICE Magazine reviews Under Armour's Valsetz and Speed Freak lightweight boots, Vortex Optics' Viper PST 2.5-10X44, and 5.11 Tactical's Tactical Trainer 2.0.

App Review: Field Contact

October 19, 2011
Field Contact for Apple devices makes it simple to enter all pertinent ID information directly to your iPhone, including names, addresses, vehicle information, aliases, or location of incident.

App Review: Placards Plus and Cargo Decoder

September 28, 2011
Placards Plus and Cargo Decoder give first responders a digital alternative to the print version of the Emergency Response Guide (ERG).

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical Zone Assault Pack

September 22, 2011

POLICE Magazine reviews the 5.11 Tactical Zone Assault Pack, SureFire Mini Sound Suppressor, and Mountain Khakis Alpine Utility Pants.

Kevlar Clipboard: Undercover Armor

September 22, 2011

Made using a Kevlar weave, the Ballistic Clipboard maintains its ballistic protection without the weight of other similar products. The fact that it's not made of a hard plastic means that the board won't shatter into shrapnel that could harm a police officer.

Police Product Test: Benchmade Triage Knife

August 24, 2011

POLICE Magazine reviews the Benchmade Triage Knife, 5.11 Tactical/Viking Tactics Training Books, and Tactical Assault Gear Tactical Go Bag.

App Review: Police Pad

August 4, 2011
With Police Pad for Android, officers can fully document calls for service, including typed notes, photographs, and any audio recordings.

Police Product Test: Streamlight TL-2 X Flashlight

July 26, 2011

I have been using Streamlight flashlights since I went to my first SHOT Show many years ago. I have always found them to be durable, bright, and affordably priced. The TL-2 X is another great addition to the company's family of tactical lights.

Police Product Test: Original S.W.A.T. WinX2 Boots

June 27, 2011

POLICE Magazine reviews Original S.W.A.T.'s WinX2 Boots, Benchmade's 930 Kulgera Knife, and Tactical Assault Gear's Phalanx T4 Fury Vest.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical RUSH MOAB 10 Pack

May 23, 2011

POLICE Magazine reviews 5.11 Tactical's RUSH MOAB 10 Pack, Tactical Tailor's Hybrid Enhanced Vest, and Tru-Spec's Tru Xtreme Apparel.

App Review: Smart Tools

May 10, 2011
Smart Tools is a paid app for Android smartphones that provides tools for length and angle, distance and height, sound and vibration as well as a compass and metal detector. For less than a cup of cappamochafrappajava, this app provides all the measurement tools you need in the field.
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