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Flex Field Articulating Ballistic Barrier

July 20, 2010
The new Patriot3 Flex Field Articulating Ballistic/Fragmentation Barrier is highly mobile and adjustable. Because it is articulated, it can be used in different configurations and in both rigid and non-rigid states while maintaining mobility.

BlackHawk Introduces Tactical Rappel Rope Bag

June 30, 2010
The Tactical Rappel Rope Bag allows the operator to attach with quick disconnect leg straps. An outside pocket for carabiners is easy to access even while in rappelling mode.

SHOT Show 2010: Armor Express Wolverine DM

May 21, 2010
Armor Express shows off its Wolverine DM tactical vest at SHOT Show 2010.

SIG Sauer Will Bring SIG716 Tactical Rifles

March 4, 2010
SIG Sauer's four AR-10 type SIG716 tactical rifle line will arrive in three barrel lengths and arrives with a fully automatic mode for law officers.

LE Tactical Rescue & Escape Kit

February 26, 2010
Groves Inc.'s new Tactical Rescue & Escape Kit for Law Enforcement (TREK LE) features Groves' Rapid Deployment Pouch (RDP) and Combat Rescue Sling (CRS). The RDP's design allows officers to deploy the Combat Rescue Sling to extricate wounded victims without opening bags or pockets.

'Hot Rod' Mossberg Shotguns

February 4, 2010

The Mossberg 590A1 is an ideal platform for personalizing a pump-action shotgun, says Mike Shain of AIMPRO Tactical. Shain is one of several shops that offer action jobs, Magnaporting, accesorization and cleaning, polishing and refinishing of police scatterguns. Vang Comp and Wilson Combat are two others that offer shotgun modifications. For less than $250, Shain can reduce felt recoil and muzzle jump, giving operators a shot pattern of 4 inches or less from 50 yards. "What can we do to hot rod this gun," Shain asks, not needing an answer. "It's a great gun out of the box, but how can we squeeze every last drop of performance out of this gun."

Safariland's PROTECH Level III Armor Meets NIJ Standard

January 29, 2010
Safariland has satisfied the hard armor plate requirements of the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) new Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06).

A Grab Bag to Go

January 12, 2010
I find it a necessity now more than ever to have a grab bag within arm's reach. To prepare for active shooters, school crises, and terrorism, you've got to have the necessary equipment and now!

UZI Tactical Pen

January 4, 2010
The most unique feature of the pen is that it employs the UZI DNA Catcher on the crown of the pen. The sharpened crown on the end can be used to jab or poke an attacker, which will not only cause extreme pain, but it will also collect the aggressor's DNA for future identification.

Guncrafter Industries Glock 21 .50 Caliber Conversion

November 19, 2009

As I watch the large, brass casing fly through the air I hear the loud "PONG!" of the 300-grain .50 caliber bullet slamming into the target 75 yards away....That's right! I said .50 caliber.

Getting Attached

September 18, 2009

One of the problems that military warfighters share with law enforcement officers is how to carry their tools of the trade so that everything is accessible and distributed in a way to ensure mobility and maximum comfort. The military developed MOLLE attachments to accomplish this, and that technology is assuming a role in street law enforcement.

New Wiley X Orion and Aries Gloves Constructed for Combat, Flight

September 11, 2009
Both the new Wiley X Orion glove and Wiley X Aries glove are constructed using a distinctive blend of materials for ultra-protective, highly durable, precision-touch gloves for tactical and combat operations.

XPS-G2 Ballistic Shield

August 19, 2009
Patriot3's XPS-G2 incorporates patent pending features that significantly improve shield mobility and transportability. One of the key features of the G2 is its ability to fit through doorways and then, with the push of a lever, expand its Ballistic Wings.

Tactical Uniforms

July 9, 2009

Traditional BDUs (Battle Dress Uniforms) aren't nearly as common as they used to be. But the idea of wearing an alternative uniform that's combat ready-originally borrowed from the military-is more popular than ever, as evidenced by the assortment of new BDUs, tacpants, and jumpsuits available for law enforcement.

Be-Wharned Tactical Folding Knife

June 1, 2009
BlackHawk’s Be-Wharned wharncliffe folding knife, designed by edged-weapon trainer Michael Janich, offers both utility and personal defense capability. Featuring an aggressive, satin-finished AUS8A stainless steel blade that provides extreme cutting performance for its size, the Be-Wharned is mated to a handle constructed of hardened 420J stainless steel liners nested into textured black G-10 scales.

Elite CCW Shirt

June 1, 2009
Woolrich Elite Series Tactical’s warm weather line is designed to keep operatives cool and comfortable without sacrificing practical features. New this season is the Elite Concealed Carry Weapons Shirt. The CCW two-pocket short-sleeve shirt is designed for a discreet and casual street look.

Propper Debuts Light Tactical Pant

April 24, 2009
Propper International introduces the new Propper Light Tactical Pant, just in time for the warm weather. Exclusive to Propper, the Light Tactical Pant comes with a free black nylon duty belt, a secure wallet pocket-in-a-pocket, and a double coin/utility pocket, all at a wallet-friendly price of $34.99.

Streamlight Launches Night Com with C4 LED Technology

April 2, 2009
Streamlight Inc. manufacturer of high-performance flashlights for military and tactical applications, has launched the Night Com with power C4 LED technology, ultra-bright red LEDs, and MIL STD LED night-vision protection, specifically designed for personnel who work under low-light conditions.

Woolrich Elite Series Tactical Introduces Elite Waterproof Breathable Parka

April 2, 2009
Responding to a growing demand from the marketplace, Woolrich Elite Series Tactical today unveiled the Elite Waterproof Breathable Parka designed to excel in brutal conditions.

SIG Sauer 556 SWAT Rifle

April 1, 2009

Ever since it arrived months ago for testing, I've been putting the 556 SWAT SIG through its paces. The rifle has been everything I hoped for.

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