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OD Green Gloves

November 16, 2018
Mechanix Wear says its newly designed M-Pact tactical glove in OD Green dissipates more blunt force impact energy than ever before with a new Thermoplastic Rubber (TPR) exo-skeleton.

Pittsburgh Officers Injured during Synagogue Shooting Cheered at NHL Game

October 31, 2018
Just before the puck was dropped in the hockey game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Islanders, two of the officers injured in the tragic mass murder at the Tree of Life synagogue on Saturday stood before a crowd roaring with their appreciation for their heroics.

4 Pittsburgh Officers Recovering from Injuries Suffered in Synagogue Shooting

October 30, 2018
Four officers with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police who were injured while responding to the deadliest attack on Jews in United States history are reportedly recovering.

Multiple Police Agencies Respond to Shooting in Mississippi

October 25, 2018
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, law enforcement officers were serving an arrest warrant on Hasheem Rutherford of Ripley for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, as well as breaking and entering.

Tennessee Police End Standoff with Armed Men Barricaded in Home, 3 in Custody

October 16, 2018
Police Spokesman Don Aaron with the Metro Nashville (TN) Police Department said that two adults and three minor girls—ages 10, 14 and 17—were inside the home at the time of the invasion. They all managed to escape.

Police Product Test: TravTac Onyx Tactical Sling Bag

October 5, 2018

The Onyx Tactical Sling Bag arrived at my door complete with the company's TravTac Modular Components (TMC) and universal holster accessory kits. First impressions were positive and I could immediately tell this bag was different.

California Police Take Fire from Barricaded Suspects in Standoff Situation

September 28, 2018
Officers with the San Diego Police Department surrounded a home early Friday morning where two men had reportedly been barricaded after police were called to respond to the sounds of breaking glass and a woman screaming.

HAIX Releases New Tactical High Side Zip Boot

September 25, 2018
The company says the Black Eagle Tactical 2.0 GTX High Side Zip is the perfect choice for anyone who is looking for something lightweight and breathable with the convenience of a side zipper for "quick in and out of the boot." Built with trail-running technology, these boots are suited to running down a suspect or taking a leisurely jog in the park, HAIX says. They are extremely lightweight, durable, and offer all-day comfort, even after long hours on your feet.

Armed, Masked Man Fatally Shot by California SWAT Officers

September 7, 2018
Officers with the Sacramento (CA) Police Department responded early on Thursday morning to a call of an armed, masked man walking on a city sidewalk.

Standoff with Gunman in Las Vegas Complicated by Man Live Streaming Incident

August 29, 2018
For roughly 70 minutes Saturday morning, the Facebook user stood a few yards from officers as they dealt with an erratic and taunt-flinging Roosevelt Brown, who’d been accused of firing a gun at a family member’s apartment.

Oklahoma Trauma Surgeon Volunteers for Department's Special Operations Team

August 27, 2018
The Tulsa Police Department's Special Operations Team has a very special member of the squad—a trauma surgeon.

NTOA to Hold Annual Conference in Milwaukee Next Month

August 22, 2018
More than 70 courses will be offered, including seminars, practical tracks and several contemporary incident debriefs. Topics include team management, risk mitigation, current case law and emerging trends in tactical operations. Attendees can choose from an outstanding selection of incident debriefs and seminars on patrol, leadership, current legal issues and many other topics.

South Dakota Hostage Taker Arrested After Gunfight with Police

August 16, 2018
A South Dakota man has been arrested and faces numerous charges stemming from an incident in which he allegedly shot at police officers and took hostages in western South Dakota.

Philly SWAT Officer Shot in Face Last Week Leaves Hospital

August 15, 2018
The shootout left 49-year-old SWAT team officer Jaison Potts with a broken jaw. He and other officers were trying to execute a search warrant in Germantown.

Casio G-Shock Unveils Latest Colorway for Men's Mudmaster

August 14, 2018
Casio G-Shock has unveiled the latest color addition to the rugged men's Mudmaster line (GG1000-1A8) in dark shades of blue and black. Part of the Master of G series, the timepiece is geared toward those who work in the toughest of conditions

The Evolution of SWAT Operator Selection

August 8, 2018

The SWAT candidate assessment process at a South Carolina agency shows how tactical teams are looking for more than just extreme athletes and great shots.

Improving SWAT Operations

August 8, 2018

Experts say the chance for positive outcomes during tactical team callouts will increase with better selection of team members, organization of teams, training of operators and commanders; and with more effective use of equipment and technology.

Philadelphia Officer Shot While Serving Warrant in Critical Condition

August 6, 2018
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said that Officer Jaison Potts suffered "very serious" facial injuries, including a broken jaw, and may have artery damage. Commissioner Ross said that despite the critical nature of his injuries, the 20-year veteran officer is expected to survive.

Ohio Officer Critically Wounded in Standoff Released from Hospital

July 25, 2018
Ptacek, a member of the Lorain County SWAT team, was shot during a standoff May 31 in Sheffield Lake. The SWAT team and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force were attempting to serve a felony arrest warrant.

LAPD Officers Rescue Hostages During Store Barricade Incident

July 23, 2018
Over the course of the standoff, police and SWAT officers helped some customers escape down ladders from windows and could be seen carrying children to safety.
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