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Shieldspike's Hammerspike Glass-Breaker

May 17, 2012
The Shieldspike Hammerspike glass-breaker is a durable, lightweight tool for breaking window glass. An officer can use the tool one-handed and hold a shield with the second hand. Read the full story here.

Remington's R12P Tactical Shotgun

May 11, 2012
A Remington rep demonstrates the entry-level R12P tactical shotgun that can cycle any 12-gauge shell. Source: Tactical Life. View our photo gallery here.

Remington R12P Tactical Shotgun

May 10, 2012

Remington's innovative R12P Tactical shotgun, which will be available later this year, is the law enforcement version of its Versa Max shotgun. The self-regulating, dual-pistol VersaPort gas system allows the semi-auto shotgun to handle any length of shell you can pull from your go bag. Remington has begun offering initial builds of the R12P to law enforcement customers, and will release the gun in the fourth quarter. The gun was introduced at SHOT Show in January. It will retail for about $1,100. View a video of the shotgun here.

Revision Offers Batlskin Headgear To Law Enforcement

May 4, 2012
The Batlskin System includes the front mount, mandible guard and visor. It provides light-weight protection from blunt force, blast and ballistic threats. The system was designed for use with the U.S. military's Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH).

5.11 Tactical Introduces Tactical Breaching Tools

April 27, 2012
5.11 Tactical will release its line of breaching tools in the fall that offer lighter weight tools for patrol officers as well as a heavy kit and hydraulic training door for entry teams, the company announced.

Ka-Bar Releases Short Becker Knives

April 26, 2012
Ka-Bar Knives has introduced four Short Becker knives with various points and the Combat Kukri, the company announced.

5.11 Tactical Introduces Five Next-Gen Flashlights

March 30, 2012
5.11 Tactical has introduced its next generation of ATAC and TPT tactical lights that will be available in May, according to the company.

Tactical Cameras Are a Force Multiplier

March 20, 2012

In recent years technology has come to the aid of tactical police units to help them gain better intel and counter their adversaries' tactical advantages.

ATN Introduces Digital Thermal Image Viewer

March 6, 2012
The OTS-30 and OTS-60 are built around uncooled thermal imaging technology with Mil-Spec optics and an 800x600 OLED color display.

Sheriff's Drone Crashes Into SWAT Vehicle

March 6, 2012
The Montgomery County (Texas) Sheriff's public unveiling of its new surveillance drone quickly fizzled after the unmanned aircraft crashed into the department's Lenco Bearcat armored vehicle.

K-9 Back-Mounted Camera

February 29, 2012
Tactical Electronics' K-9 mounted camera (K-9MC4) is designed to transmit video to the handler. A built-in mini DVR records audio and video of operations directly to a 16GB SD card for post-operation review and archiving.

O'Neill Innovations Introduces Maxfit Glove

February 17, 2012
O'Neill Innovations has introduced the black hidex Maxfit thin glove, its first product, into the law enforcement market. The Maxfit glove is a hybrid of the outdoor sport and shooting glove that's engineered to be kind to the skin.

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.

Hammerspike Glass Breaker

January 31, 2012
Hammerspike is a breaching tool from Shieldspike that's designed to break the glass of vehicles and structures using one hand. It replaces heavier breaching tools that require two hands to operate and were never designed to effectively penetrate vehicle or structure glass.

SHOT Show 2012: ALS Upgrades Less-Lethal Launchers

January 19, 2012
ALS Technologies rolled out a pair of less-lethal launchers in 37mm and 40mm at SHOT Show in Law Vegas that offer reduced weight, upgraded components, and greater customization to tactical officers.

SHOT Show 2012: Original S.W.A.T.'s Lightweight Chase Boots

January 18, 2012
Original S.W.A.T. introduced a duty boot for officers that is one of the most lightweight offered in the law enforcement market. The low boot weighs 32 ounces, while the water-resistant boot comes in at 44 ounces.

Colt To Release LE901-16S Carbine

January 13, 2012
Colt Defense LLC will bring to market the LE901-16S modular, multi-caliber rifle. With a proprietary adapter, the rifle can be easily changed from .308 Winchester (7.62x51 NATO) chambering to .223 Remington (5.56x45 NATO).

Fight Light Gear Line

December 30, 2011
The Tactical Tailor Fight Light line of tactical gear features the same combat tested designs as the company's regular gear but in a 30 percent lighter, FR-lined package.

S.O.Tech Introduces Tactical Vest with Solar Panels

December 27, 2011
S.O. Tech and DynGlobal have developed a carrier vest system that uses integrated solar panels to charge tactical gear. The company will bring the product to SHOT Show in January to demonstrate its capabilities for law enforcement.

Alpine's Pit-bull VX SWAT Truck

October 24, 2011

Alpine Armoring's Pit-bull VX SWAT Truck debuted at the 2011 IACP conference in Chicago, and the sleek, imposing vehicle looks like it may have rolled off an action-movie set. The 4x4 truck, which is built on a Ford F-550 chassis, offers armor protection up to NIJ Level IV to stop high-power rifle rounds, including 7.62x51, 7.62x54, and 5.56x45. View our gallery for more on this vehicle. Photos courtesy of Alpine Armoring.

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