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Safariland Produces First Multithreat Body Armor that Complies with New NIJ Standard

July 21, 2009
Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, has announced that it is the first body armor manufacturer to receive approval for a multi-threat armor model under the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) new Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06).

Duty Holsters: 2009

July 10, 2009

With all of the duty holsters available today, it's amazing to think the only option for police officers used to be black leather. Now there's also laminate, nylon, and all manner of synthetics. For finish there's basketweave, plain, or high gloss. Not to mention increasingly innovative retention devices in holsters from level 1 to 3. Here's a selection of holsters for duty carry encompassing all of these variations.

Female Body Armor

July 9, 2009

You don't need to have majored in biology to know that men and women are not created equal-in measurements, that is. That's why female officers need ballistic vests made especially for their unique shapes. And now that women make up a more significant amount of the market share in law enforcement, body armor companies are taking notice.

Safariland Certifies Two More Body Armor Models Under New NIJ Standard

June 25, 2009
Safariland announced today that it has released two more body armor models that satisfy the requirements of the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) new Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06).

Safariland Introduces New Inside-the-Waistband Holster

June 15, 2009

Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today its newest Inside-the-Waistband (IWB) concealment holster, designed for improved grip, holstering, and concealability for plainclothes or civilian carry.

Safariland Introduces NIJ Standard-0101.06 Body Armor

June 2, 2009

Safariland’s XT-700 Type II (#BA-2000S-FC01) and XT-300 Type IIIA (#BA-3A00S-BR01) models have been determined by the NIJ to comply with the new NIJ-06 standard. Both models are part of Safariland’s XT‑Series of concealable body armor, and are now available for immediate purchase. As of this date, these are the only Threat Level II and Threat Level IIIA vests that have been authorized by NIJ under the new NIJ-06 standard.

Hanging Tough

June 1, 2009

Today's law enforcement officers carry more gear on their belt than ever before. Not only are all of these items heavy, the holsters they're held in are difficult to move when necessary. That's why Safariland has developed two simple locking systems that allow you to add or remove various holsters on your duty belt or MOLLE loops without rearranging other items in the process.

Matching Optics to Your Mission

June 1, 2009

When it comes to gear and gadgets for duty applications, many of us are drawn to the coolest, most expensive items. That's true of weapons and it's true of weapon accessories such as optics. But do we really have to have the priciest gear to achieve our mission? Maybe. Maybe not.

Holsters: Safe and Secure

June 1, 2009

With all of the duty holsters available today, it's amazing to think the only option for police officers used to be black leather. Now there's also laminate, nylon, and all manner of synthetics. For finish there's basketweave, plain, or high gloss. Not to mention increasingly innovative retention devices in holsters from level 1 to 3. Here's a selection of holsters for duty carry encompassing all of these variations.

Safariland Launches New Optics Product Line

March 30, 2009
The new product line includes optics which are optimal for several ammunition types, including .308 Winchester, .223 Remington, .22 Long Rifle and .22 Magnum. Magnification setting options include 1-4x, 1.25-4x, 3-9x, 6x, and 10x. Each scope is made with aluminum and designed to be waterproof and shock resistant. The line is available in black anodized finish and anodized silver.

Alexandria Police Officer Kyle Russel Inducted Into Safariland's Legion of Life

March 27, 2009
Officer Russel was wearing Safariland body armor when he was shot in the chest during a routine traffic stop outside of Washington, D.C. on September 23, 2008.

Safariland Introduces New MOLLE Locking System for Holsters

March 12, 2009
Safariland announced today the introduction of its MOLLE Locking System and Quick Locking System for law enforcement, SWAT, military and personal protection applications. The two new locking systems allow users to quickly mount, reposition and remove many Safariland holsters or accessories to belts or MOLLE loop-equipped apparel.

Laser Sights and Weapon Lights

December 1, 2008

The majority of officer-involved shootings occur in low-light or dark conditions. So one of the most important tools that you can have is a good light. And sometimes the best place for you to have that good light is on the business end of your handgun or long gun.

Concealable Body Armor: A Review of Ballistic Vests

August 1, 2008

The newest ballistic vests for everyday use under your uniform.

Tactical Body Armor

August 1, 2008

A selection of the newest ballistic vests designed for high-risk SWAT missions.

Lights, Lasers, and Tactical Sights

January 1, 2008

There was a temptation to slug this article with the headline "Pimp Your Handgun." After all, it's catchy and it's trendy…There's only one thing wrong with it, it's dead wrong.

Rapid Light System

January 1, 2008
Safariland, a BAE Systems company, has introduced the Rapid Light System (RLS), which combines a gun-mounted light and hand-held flashlight into one integrated light system. The RLS system employs a single, ultra-bright flashlight and separate gun mount with a built-in clip.

What Gear Do I Need?

November 1, 2007

To help give you some insight into what you'll actually need on the street, the editors of POLICE Magazine contacted a number of veteran officers and asked them to give you some advice. Here's what they had to say.

Your Constant Companion

July 1, 2006

Your duty holster keeps your trusty sidearm close at hand; it can and should be as unique as you are.

SHOT Show 2006: Report from the Show Floor

March 1, 2006

You probably think you have seen every possible rifle that can be derived from the basic AR platform. Think again.

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