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
One of the fastest growing sectors of the law enforcement market is enhancements for the AR Series of firearms. The AR has become the firearms counterpart of Burger King's Whopper: You can have it your way, any way you want it, literally.
May 17, 2011
Scott Smith reviews the Voodoo Tactical Matrix Assault Pack, BlackHawk Warrior Wear Shell and Jacket, EMA Tactical Countdown Magazine and Grip, and Danner Striker II GTX boots.
July 30, 2010
There are as many styles of knives and tools as there are men and women in uniform. POLICE Magazine asked me to take a look at one item each from several of today's best known manufacturers.
June 24, 2010
We review the Pelican Products Hardigg FieldPak, 5.11 Tactical Scout Folder Knife, BlackHawk Tactical Ballistic Vest Carrier, and Tango Down AR Magazines and Rail Covers.
February 5, 2010
It took some searching and reading, but I managed to come up with cutlery and tools for duty that won't break the bank and won't break when cutting open a heavy-duty box.
August 21, 2009
With all of the gear we carry on our duty belts, what we don't need is yet another bulky tool to add more weight and take up more space. The Hawkhook is one piece of gear that is small but mighty.
January 1, 2009