With the right shades you can protect your eyes and look stylish on duty.


5.11 Tactical Shadowbox Polarized Sunglasses

The 5.11 Shadowbox Polarized Sunglasses not only offers UVA/UVB protection and complies with CE requirements, it's also designed to blend seamlessly into any off-duty or low-vis casual wear. The sunglasses have bayonet temples for easy and comfortable wear, and the tactical color palette of 032 Gunmetal Grey and 170 Tan stands out as an alternative to the shiny metallics on the market. 5.11 Shadowbox Polarized Sunglasses also feature scratch- and oil-resistant coating to keep lenses clean. www.511tactical.com/shadowbox-polarized.html


7eye by Panoptx AirShield Wind Blocking Eyewear

7Eye eyewear is engineered to provide protection against the elements. The company's patented Orbital Eye-cup is designed to block wind, dust, rain, and other airborne irritants. 7Eye has 12 ANSI Z87.1 compliant styles that are suited for performance sports, including motorcycling, cycling, mountain climbing, hiking, and more. 7Eye says its sunglasses are also extremely beneficial for those suffering from dry eye symptoms. www.7eye.com


ESS CDI Ballistic Sunglass with Matte Colored Frames

According to ESS, its resilient, battle-hardened CDI sunglass has a long track record of saving eyes and lives in hostile situations. The ballistic sunglass is now available in Matte Olive or Matte Navy frame colors, in small/medium fit. Other ESS sunglasses are also available with matte color options. www.esseyepro.com


Gargoyles Performance Eyewear Bragg Sunglasses

Created with a focus on simplicity of design and technology, Bragg is what Gargoyles Performance Eyewear calls its low-profile style. It meets U.S. Military specification MIL-PRF-32432 (GL) for high-velocity and high-mass impact while exceeding all ANSI Z87.1+ protection specifications, including optical clarity. Constructed with TR90 NZZ material, Bragg's frame is designed to be ultra-durable yet lightweight with built-in flex for all-day comfort. https://gargoyleseyewear.com


Wiley X WX Valor Eyewear

Wiley X says its prescription-ready WX Valor eyewear has been a top choice for law enforcement officers since its arrival in 2012 due to its lightweight frame and easily changeable lenses that allow users to adapt to different lighting conditions. The WX Valor also meets MIL-PRF-32432(GL) ballistic standards for high mass/high-velocity impacts and optical quality to provide officers with on-the-job protection. www.wileyx.com