Police gear suppliers are stepping up to the concealed-carry challenge, creating shirts and pants that don't print and provide easy access to your weapon. These same companies are also creating footwear and packs that don't scream "cop," yet meet your needs.
April 16, 2012
Being able to wear a true "gun belt" when out of uniform is important to keep your sidearm from moving and flopping around. When your holster moves and tilts you print through your cover garment, showing you are "armed." You will not have this issue with the Taclite Jean-Cut Pant.
March 27, 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.
February 17, 2012
Today 5.11 offers law enforcement officers looking for quality clothing many fine options. The new Stryke with Flex-Tac is the latest pair of pants to carry on this tradition.
December 19, 2011
Today, agencies are transitioning to uniforms that serve more than one function. The Force Special Ops Cargo pants are a fine example of pants that can multi-task.
February 1, 2009
I am one of those folks who tends to carry a lot of stuff when I go to the range. Hence, I am always looking for ways to compactly take three or four pistols and their accompanying magazines with me without using a separate case for each one. Elite Survival Systems' Four Gun Pistol Case seems to fit that bill.
November 1, 2008
Streamlight's Sidewinder is like the right angle light made famous by the military but with numerous improvements.
August 1, 2008
This year Danner introduces the Striker II DXTVent boot. It's built to take the rigors of duty, but still keep your feet "cool" and comfortable on the hottest of days.
June 1, 2008
With this issue of POLICE Magazine, we are inaugurating a new concept for reviews of law enforcement products. In the past, our product reviews have focused on one item per review. The problem with this approach is that so much stuff is being released now for the police market that we are barely scratching the surface.
April 1, 2007
Over the past decade all sorts of tactical lights have cropped up. Some companies have actually entered the mainstream lighting market based on the popularity of their tactical products. Light Advantage is one such company.
January 1, 2007
Hands-free operation allowing for true two-handed shooting sets this light apart.
September 1, 2006
Streamlight’s newest weapon-mounted lights can also be used as handheld duty lamps.
April 1, 2006
Not long ago the editor of this intrepid magazine approached me via e-mail and asked me to review the 5.11 Tactical H.R.T. Watch. I figured he had lost his mind; 5.11 Tactical makes clothing, boots, gear bags…but watches?
October 1, 2005