Some time in the mid-2000s, the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show became one of the nation’s premier exhibitions of law enforcement products. This year would have continued that tradition, if not for the pandemic.

Apparel, Packs, and Wearables

5.11: Has rebranded its All Terrain Load Assistance System (A.T.L.A.S.) boots and footwear as the A/T Series with A.T.L.A.S. Technology. “This allows us the opportunity to apply this incredible technology to other models and product lines besides footwear,” the company says. www.511tactical.com

5.11's new Rush 2.0 backpack features a concealed carry compartment and a padded laptop compartment. -

5.11's new Rush 2.0 backpack features a concealed carry compartment and a padded laptop compartment.

5.11: Recently updated its line of Rush backpacks. The Rush 2.0 line includes new features like padded laptop compartments, concealed carry compartments, and expanded eyewear compartments. www.511tactical.com

The waterproof and windproof DutyGuard HT+ Pullover from Flying Cross is designed to be worn under external vest carriers to keep officers comfortable in harsh weather. -

The waterproof and windproof DutyGuard HT+ Pullover from Flying Cross is designed to be worn under external vest carriers to keep officers comfortable in harsh weather.

Flying Cross: The DutyGuard HT+ Pullover is one of the newest products from Flying Cross. This pullover has a waterproof, windproof, and breathable shell with full insulation and lining to keep you warm in harsh cold. It’s designed to be worn underneath external vest covers. www.flyingcross.com

Hatch's FMN500-Friskmaster Max gloves are tested to ANSI Cut Resistance A9 and Level 5 ANSI needlestick puncture resistance. -

Hatch's FMN500-Friskmaster Max gloves are tested to ANSI Cut Resistance A9 and Level 5 ANSI needlestick puncture resistance.

Hatch: Has released new needle puncture- and cut-resistant gloves, the FMN500-Friskmaster Max. The gloves are tested to ANSI Cut Resistance A9, the highest rating for cut resistance, and provides Level 5 ANSI Needlestick Puncture Resistance, the NIJ’s highest-rated level of protection. www.hatchgloves.com

HAIX's Black Eagle Tactical 2.0 FL boots are all leather with a CrossTech liner to keep feet dry. It also protects the wearer from bodily fluids. -

HAIX's Black Eagle Tactical 2.0 FL boots are all leather with a CrossTech liner to keep feet dry. It also protects the wearer from bodily fluids.

HAIX: Would have shown its newest model in the Black Eagle line, the Black Eagle Tactical 2.0 FL. The all leather 8-inch boot features European bull hide leather that is polishable throughout. It has an extremely lightweight, athletic feel that will also satisfy uniform requirements. The boot has a CrossTech inner liner that is both waterproof and breathable, to keep feet protected from the elements, while also offering an added layer of protection against bloodborne pathogens, body fluids, and chemicals. www.haixusa.com

Tru-Spec: The H20 Protection Parka from Tru-Spec is made with a three-layer windproof, waterproof, breathable material. Tru-Spec says the Parka’s Bemis seam tape is the critical link in the chain of waterproof protection. Designed to be compatible with Tru-Spec’s Polar Fleece Jacket (not included). www.truspec.com

Reebok's Trailgrip Tactical is available in three different versions, all with slip-resistant outsole and active traction lug bottom. -

Reebok's Trailgrip Tactical is available in three different versions, all with slip-resistant outsole and active traction lug bottom.

Warson/Reebok: Recently released the Trailgrip Tactical, which is available in three versions. The Trailgrip Tactical is built on a slip-resistant rubber outsole with an active traction lug bottom for durability and grip in a variety of terrains and surfaces. Comfort is provided through a combination of a DMXRide Foam Midsole for super-responsiveness, a MemoryTech Foam Footbed for shaping to the wearer’s foot, and a mid-cut design for ankle support. Available in black in 6-inch and 8-inch versions and in coyote in an 8-inch version. www.reebokwork.com/trailgrip-tactical

Firearms and Accessories

Glock: The newest Glock pistols are the 43X MOS and Glock 48 MOS models, which feature micro-optic-ready factory-milled slides and a non-standard accessory rail. https://us.glock.com/en/

FN's 509 LS Edge is a long-slide 9mm with an optics mounting system. -

FN's 509 LS Edge is a long-slide 9mm with an optics mounting system.

FN: Has introduced a tactical version of the 509 pistol, the FN 509 LS Edge. Features on the 9mm long slide pistol include FN’s Low-Profile Optics-Mounting System, green fiber optic front sight, mid-sized frame for better concealment, and a flat-faced trigger that breaks cleanly at 90 degrees. www.fnamerica.com

KelTec: Planned to show the smaller version of the company’s KSG bullpup shotgun. The KS7 is a 12-gauge pump-action shotgun that holds seven 2.75-inch or six 3-inch shells. It has an 18.5-inch barrel and 26.1-inch overall length that makes it easy to handle in tight spaces. www.keltecweapons.com

Mossberg: Joining the throwback Mossberg Retrograde family are the 590 Persuader 7-Shot and 590 Persuader 9-Shot shotguns. Both shotguns have matte blue metal finishes, full-length walnut stocks, and corncob forends. www.mossberg.com

Holsters

Alien Gear Holsters: The new Rapid Force Duty Holster allows for a faster, more natural draw stroke without compromising security, the company says. It offers a configurable layout allowing for use with or without a weapon-mounted light and with or without a red dot optic. Features include an active retention suite with ejection port lock and locking backstrap. www.aliengearholsters.com

Blackhawk's TASER 7 holster requires a cross draw and the user must rock the TASER out of the holster. -

Blackhawk's TASER 7 holster requires a cross draw and the user must rock the TASER out of the holster.

Blackhawk: Has announced a new TASER 7 holster, featuring a distinctive draw motion that helps keep officers from confusing their gear when under stress. The holster has a cross draw or support hand draw design that allows for rocking the TASER out of the holster, rather than a traditional straight-up handgun draw. The trigger is completely covered when holstered. www.blackhawk.com

Galco: Recently expanded its concealed carry line with a new version of the FasTrax Pac waistpack designed for compact pistols with red dot sights. The FasTrax Pac uses a pivoting holster component and external activation cord for faster firearm deployment than conventional waistpacks. www.galcousa.com

The 7TS holster from Safariland is specifically designed to secure pistols fitted with red dot optics. The holster features ALS retention. -

The 7TS holster from Safariland is specifically designed to secure pistols fitted with red dot optics. The holster features ALS retention.

Safariland: Has added to its duty holster line with the 7TS holsters, which are specifically made to fit and protect handguns fitted with red dot optics. The initial offering will cover the Glock 17, 19, 34 and 47 MOS handguns. The holsters feature Safariland’s ALS retention. www.safariland.com

Officer Protection

Armor Express' Hard Core L3 outer carrier features laser cuts, bridging the gap between a tactical and a clean overt appearance. -

Armor Express' Hard Core L3 outer carrier features laser cuts, bridging the gap between a tactical and a clean overt appearance.

Armor Express: The Hard Core H3 outer carrier is now available in a laser cut (LC) platform. The Hard Core H3 LC bridges the gap between a tactical and clean overt appearance. The H3 LC features adjustable shoulders and waist, Armor Express’ Bravo cut panels for enhanced coverage, an adjustable cummerbund with comfort stretch, shoulder strap geometry that offers improved ergonomics and communication channeling, and the Quad Ventilation Liner (QVL) system for better heat management and air circulation. www.armorexpress.com

Body Armor Vent: Planned to show a product that many cops will want to try out, a system designed to make body armor wearers more comfortable. The product is I.C.E. (Increased Combat Effectiveness), and it’s a thin, lightweight, and flexible plate-shaped product that lowers the temperature between the base layer and the armor, making the officer cooler. Tests with thermal imaging show a reduction of 17 degrees Fahrenheit. www.bodyarmorvent.com

EDI-USA: The newest product from Executive Defense International (EDI) is the Rub-X Riot Shield, a lightweight compacted polycarbonate shield with a thickness of approximately 0.16 inches. The shield’s plastic polycarbonate material allows 95% light transparency so the user can see far and clearly during operations. The shield is compatible with FoxFury’s tactical riot light. www.execdefense.com

Eye Safety Systems (ESS): Would have shown Laser Protective Lens (LPL). The new lenses block a specific wavelength or set of wavelengths of light that can be either visible or invisible to the naked eye. ESS LPL’s are designed to allow the most amount of visible light transmittance to pass through the lenses for operational versatility in all environments while maintaining laser protection. The LPL kit is compatible with all ESS Cross-Series Eyeshields. www.esseyepro.com

Point Blank: The big news from Point Blank is the new customizable Guardian crossover external armor carrier. Point Blank estimates that the number of options available on the new Guardian can create 1,000 different vests. The options offered include multiple badge flap styles, ID placard styles, pocket flap designs, and pocket closure methods. In addition, the buyer can choose between three different levels of soft armor protection and between a slick (uniform shirt style) or load-bearing/tactical front with MOLLE or laser cuts. www.pointblank.com

Safariland's Hardwire Ballistic Panels are the lightest and thinnest armor certified NIJ Level IIIA, the company says. -

Safariland's Hardwire Ballistic Panels are the lightest and thinnest armor certified NIJ Level IIIA, the company says.

Safariland: Is now offering ballistic panels made by Hardwire. Safariland says the new Hardwire Ballistic Panel from Safariland is the lightest and thinest armor certified to the NIJ IIIA level. www.safariland.com

Select Engineering: The Automatic Injury Detection (AID) system from Select Engineering is a thin, lightweight panel that you can insert in front of your ballistic panel in your body armor carrier. When penetrated by a bullet, blade, shrapnel, or anything else, the AID automatically uses Bluetooth to connect with the officer's phone or radio to call for help. www.selectengineering.net

Verco Materials' UrbanShieldMH rifle-protection personal armor system was tested to stop 30 M855 (green tip) rounds in a single panel. -

Verco Materials' UrbanShieldMH rifle-protection personal armor system was tested to stop 30 M855 (green tip) rounds in a single panel.

Verco Materials: Planned to show its innovative hard body armor at SHOT 2021. The company’s UrbanShieldMH rifle-protection personal armor system stopped 30 M855 (green tip) rounds in a single panel. The armor with VercoB4CTM ballistic tiles, backed by a soft ballistic fabric, conforms to the shape of the body for enhanced wearer comfort and mobility. www.vercomaterials.com

Optics and Sights

Bushnell: The new red dot optic from Bushnell, the RXS-250 features a MIL-STD-810F impact-resistant design, user-adjustable brightness settings and True Tone coatings that provide users with a clear view free of color distortion. The RXS-250 is suitable for pistols, rifles, and shotguns. www.bushnell.com

Features of the HS507C open reflex optical sight include: Holosun’s Super LED, multi-reticle system, and solar failsafe. -

Features of the HS507C open reflex optical sight include: Holosun’s Super LED, multi-reticle system, and solar failsafe.

Holosun: The new HS507C from Holosun is an open reflex optical sight designed for pistols. Features include Holosun’s Super LED with up to 50,000 hours of battery life, multi-reticle system, solar failsafe, shake awake, and lock mode. www.holosun.com

Meprolight: The RDS Pro V2 is the latest and most technically advanced MIL-SPEC red dot optic from Meprolight. New features include 16 levels of brightness for any lighting condition, day or night. Shooters can choose from three reticle patterns: 2.0 MOA dot,  Bullseye with 2 MOA dot / 4.3 circle or 300 Blackout, in either red or green reticle. us.meprolight.com

Primary Arms' SLx MD-25 offers 25 millimeters of clear aperture and customers can choose a 2 MOA dot or an advanced ACSS reticle. -

Primary Arms' SLx MD-25 offers 25 millimeters of clear aperture and customers can choose a 2 MOA dot or an advanced ACSS reticle.

Primary Arms: Planned to introduce the SLx MD-25, which the company says splits the difference between a micro red dot and full-size reflex sights. It offers 25mm of clear aperture and customers can choose a 2 MOA dot or an advanced ACSS reticle. www.primaryarms.com

SIG Sauer: The Romeo2 is SIG’s latest iteration of the Miniature Reflex Sight for full-width frame handguns. About the same size as SIG’s flagship Romeo1Pro Miniature Reflex Sight, the Romeo2 features a high-efficiency, point source LED emitter and molded aspheric glass lens, utilizing a high-performance red notch reflector coating for excellent brightness and light transmittance with zero distortion. Available with either a 3 MOA or a 6 MOA red dot, the Romeo2 has 15 brightness settings. Suitable for use on rifles and handguns. www.sigsauer.com

Trijicon's Credo 1-6x24 tactical riflescope is offered in first focal plane and second focal plane options with two different reticle styles. -

Trijicon's Credo 1-6x24 tactical riflescope is offered in first focal plane and second focal plane options with two different reticle styles.

Trijicon: Planned to show its new Credo 1-6x24 tactical riflescope. Offering a lightweight ruggedized design and a clear sight picture, the Trijicon Credo 1-6 is low-power variable riflescope suited to law enforcement operations. Users can choose from first focal plane (FFP) and second focal plane (SFP) options, along with two different reticle styles. www.trijicon.com

Truglo's Tritium Pro sights are treated with nitride Fortress Finish. They feature Swiss tritium vial for optimal brightness.  -

Truglo's Tritium Pro sights are treated with nitride Fortress Finish. They feature Swiss tritium vial for optimal brightness.

 

Truglo: The Tritium Pro sights are built from rugged CNC-machined steel and treated with the Truglo’s nitride Fortress Finish. They feature premium Swiss tritium vials that deliver optimal brightness from low ambient light to absolute dark conditions. The rear sight also includes an angled edge for emergency one-handed operation. www.truglo.com

Tools and Equipment

Columbia River Knife & Tool: The newest police product from  CRKT is the Septimo Multi-Tool. Tools incorporated into the Green Beret-designed Septimo Multi-Tool include a tanto blade with one Veff Serration for impressively effective strap cutting ability, Philips and flathead screwdrivers, and a glass breaker. www.crkt.com

Hogue: The K320 is the first knife in the Hogue SIG Sauer line. It features a 3.5-inch tanto or spear point S30V steel blade, texturing copied from the P320 SIG pistol, blade finish from the same company that does the Black Cerakote or Coyote PVD finish on the P320. www.hogueinc.com

Invisio's T5 over-the-ear hearing protection has a weight of less than 360 grams and reduces noise by 24 decibels DNR. -

Invisio's T5 over-the-ear hearing protection has a weight of less than 360 grams and reduces noise by 24 decibels DNR.

Invisio: The Invisio T5 over-the-ear hearing protection headset is powered and controlled by an Invisio control unit, making it easy to use and lightweight without the need of internal battery or buttons. With an on-head weight of less than 360 grams, the T5 significantly reduces the burden on officer and offers hearing protection of 24 decibels DNR. www.invisio.com

The OTTO “police pride” REVO NC2 speaker mics are compatible with many major radio manufacturers. -

The OTTO “police pride” REVO NC2 speaker mics are compatible with many major radio manufacturers.

OTTO: Planned to show its line of law enforcement communications and hearing protection tools. The company introduced American flag and Thin Blue Line versions of its REVO NC2 corded and Bluetooth speaker mics in November. The OTTO “police pride” speaker mics are compatible with almost all major radio manufacturers. www.otto.com

The Mamba Mount laptop mount from Jotto Desk offers five points of adjustment and three modes of positioning to improve officer comfort and safety.  -

The Mamba Mount laptop mount from Jotto Desk offers five points of adjustment and three modes of positioning to improve officer comfort and safety.

 

Jotto Desk: The Mamba Mount laptop mount for patrol vehicles is one of the newest products from Jotto. It offers five points of adjustment, including a 110-degree rotating Motion Arm and 90-degree adjustable tilt/swivel assembly. The company says the unique swivel and slide design of the Mamba Mount allows officers to position their laptops in three modes: Store & Drive, Park & Work, and Tactically Safe. www.jottopublicsafety.com

Pelican Products: Engineered to fit in the lid of select Pelican transport case models, the Pelican EZ-Click MOLLE panel is secured with exclusive swing-cam latches for rapid mounting and removal. With rapid access to the back of the grid panel, users can quickly switch out a wide variety of user-supplied MOLLE style pouches and Velcro brand straps to organize their gear. www.pelican.com

Setina Manufacturing: The VaultLock Mounting System from Setina is a fully enclosed, one-piece shroud and lock design vehicle weapons mount. It features tamper-proof security fasteners and a protective shroud for security. The shroud ensures the firearm’s take down pins, magazine, and trigger are completely inaccessible. Fits most configurations of AR-15s and M4s with collapsible stocks and rails. https://setina.com

Training

MILO Range: Has introduced implicit bias mitigation training. Produced with top researchers from Washington State University, MILO’s Counter Bias Training Simulation is a four-hour training program that can be purchased as a curriculum add-on. Agencies can even rent the MILO equipment with the training. www.milorange.com

VirTra: The new V-300 4K simulators from VirTra provide ultra-high definition and enhance the immersive simulator training experience. Scenarios are now being filmed in 4K and 8K. In addition VirTra’s drop-in laser recoil systems enable tetherless firearms for more realistic training. www.virtra.com

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