For this year's Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show held in January, the POLICE editors and a POLICE contributor walked the aisles learning about the latest products for law enforcement. Here's our report on the nation's largest police equipment show.
March 5, 2018
When your assignment calls for something different than a traditional uniform, these professional-looking shirts and pants will keep you comfortable while holding up to tough wear on duty.
August 27, 2015
You can still keep your cool on duty this summer in garments made to beat the heat.
July 7, 2015
When you're not wearing a traditional uniform, you need durable trousers like these tac pants with lots of pockets to hold your gear on duty, on the range, and on the go.
May 30, 2014
Blackhawk’s Night-Ops Legacy tactical handheld lights are optimized for tactical function with a rugged design and impressive light output. IACP Booth #325
October 8, 2013
Designed for waterborne or hot-weather ops, Blackhawk's Light Assault Boot is rugged yet agile to help keep operators light on their feet even when trekking though demanding terrain.
June 17, 2013
Law enforcement officers can now choose from a variety of high-lumen flashlights to help illuminate dark alleys, vehicles, or rooms. These lights can improve officer safety by revealing threats, and assist in searches for trace evidence in low-light scenarios. Photos courtesy of vendors.
December 19, 2012
Keep your hands protected from the big and small hazards of duty. View eight currently available choices from leading law enforcement suppliers in this photo gallery.
July 17, 2012
Whatever you wear on your feet for duty should look professional yet provide comfort and functionality. View this gallery for 11 currently available choices from leading law enforcement suppliers.
July 11, 2012
SHOT Show 2012 featured plenty of new gear for law enforcement officers. The show drew more than 61,000 attendees to Las Vegas for the January event and added several "law enforcement only" halls for vendors. View our gallery and read our two-part coverage of the show, "Report From the Aisles" and "Best of Show." Photos by Mark W. Clark.
February 22, 2012
OfficerStore.com recently added more Blackhawk apparel to continue meeting the demands of Law Enforcement professionals, including Performance Pants and Warrior Wear polos, tactical shirts and pants.
January 26, 2012
Convenient packs full of supplies to treat injuries are worth their weight in gold when you or a buddy is wounded in the field. View our gallery of six offereings from BlackHawk, North American Rescue, S.O. Tech, Tactical Medical Solutions, Voodoo Tactical, and Z-Medica.
September 22, 2011
View our photo gallery of fixed-blade knives that appeared in the June issue of POLICE Magazine. We covered 10 of these knives in a feature article; this gallery presents all the photos and information about these knives, as well as a bonus knife that didn't appear in print. The full article is "Fixed-Blade Knives for Duty."
June 22, 2011
Many of the fixed blades built for law enforcement are designed for heavy-duty applications: cutting seat belts and harnesses, hacking through underbrush, breaking windows, prying open doors (not recommended), or they can even be used to puncture liquid containers. These uses will generally destroy any pocket knife you might carry.
June 22, 2011
These nine suppliers offer tactical pants that provide comfort and utility for male and female officers.
April 26, 2011