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Voodoo Tactical: Optimized K-9 Protection

Voodoo Tactical: Optimized K-9 Protection

A new K-9 vest line manufactured by Voodoo Tactical is designed with a dog's comfort in mind, while providing vital protection and durable construction.

March 12, 2019

TacVent: Cooling System

TacVent: Cooling System

Jeff Shelton says throughout much of his law enforcement career he wouldn't wear body armor for the same reason that many officers refuse to wear their vests, heat and discomfort.

November 17, 2015

Police Product Test: Blauer ArmorSkin TacVest

Police Product Test: Blauer ArmorSkin TacVest

Blauer's popular ArmorSkin outer vest recently got a tactical makeover. The new ArmorSkin TacVest takes the affordability and comfort of the original uniform-styled ArmorSkin and adds the tactical versatility of MOLLE webbing and reinforced shoulder pads.

August 31, 2015

Police Product Test: Pelican Hardigg FieldPak

Police Product Test: Pelican Hardigg FieldPak

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

Ballistic Transformer

Ballistic Transformer

Imagine one item that can be deployed as a bomb blanket, a ballistic shield, and a litter for moving the wounded, just for starters. Protective Products International's Multi-Functional Armor Blanket (MFAB) does all this and more.

March 1, 2009

SHOT Show 2009: Best of Show

SHOT Show 2009: Best of Show

There were law enforcement exhibits in the lobby, in the hallways, in the meeting rooms from one end of the rambling convention center to the other. And they had a lot of great products on display. Here's a look at our favorites from this year's SHOT.

March 1, 2009

Police Product Test: Under Armour Generation II Tactical Pants
Shots Fired: Ogden, Utah 05-26-2006

Shots Fired: Ogden, Utah 05-26-2006

Sgt. Burnett had worn the vest religiously throughout his career, but on this day he told his wife that for the first time he would go to work without it. She wasn't happy with his decision.

August 1, 2008

Tactical Body Armor

A selection of the newest ballistic vests designed for high-risk SWAT missions.

August 1, 2008

Tactical Body Armor

Body armor has come a long way since the days of knights. But even in today’s police and military operations, the armor is specialized according to the user’s need.

November 1, 2006

How to Buy a Ballistic Vest

How to Buy a Ballistic Vest

How much is a cop’s safety worth? Despite safety concerns, due to shrinking budgets it’s becoming increasingly common for police departments to require officers to purchase their own body armor. Even when agencies pony up some money for ballistic vests, it’s usually not enough to buy the best of the best—which is what most officers want protecting them from bodily harm.

March 1, 2006

Bullet Barriers

Bullet Barriers

Body armor is sometimes all that lies between you and a suspect's attack. It has saved officers' lives countless times. Not wearing it is not an option. As a law enforcement officer you're a walking target and, like it or not, a ballistic vest is the best protection you have against the bad guys' bullets.

July 1, 2004

Structure Searches

Structure Searches

Thousands of times a day in this country peace officers search homes, businesses, schools, and other structures for hidden offenders. Structure searches can turn into a high-risk assignment for the officers performing them.

September 1, 2003

Sweat Suits: Ballistic Vests

Sweat Suits: Ballistic Vests

The bad news is, regardless of comfort, you need to wear your vest. The good news is, the manufacturers of ballistic vests and other innovators are working on ways to make wearing a vest more bearable.

September 1, 2003

Bullet Proof

Bullet Proof

Good guys are not the only ones wearing armor these days.

June 1, 2003

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