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Safariland Announces Reengineered Liberator Hearing Protection Line
Providing exceptional electronic hearing protection without the need to replace batteries, the Liberator HP-R is the only premium hearing protection to offer this state-of-the-art rechargeable system.
April 17, 2023
Flying Cross and Safariland Launch Virtual Sizing Technology for Body Armor and Uniforms
XpertFit takes the guesswork out of onsite measuring by providing instant and accurate measurements from a smart device. The process takes less than two minutes to complete from initiating the technology until the time you are provided with product sizing.
December 1, 2020
SHOT Show 2019: Report from the Aisles
Numerous law enforcement products debuted or were featured at this year's SHOT Show.
March 31, 2019
U.S. Armor to be Featured on Tonight's “Whistleblowers” Documentary TV Show on CBS
The episode is titled “The Case Against Second Chance” and centers around “whistleblower” Dr. Aaron Westrick, a former director of research in charge of composite development and training at Second Chance.
August 17, 2018
Axon Acquires Vievu from Safariland Group
“We are thrilled to be joining forces with Vievu, a company with an established track record in the law enforcement community that shares our mission of saving lives,” says Axon CEO and founder Rick Smith.
May 4, 2018
Police Product Test: Safariland 6390RDS ALS Holster
Law enforcement officers looking for a reliable, sturdy holster to fit an optic-equipped pistol should take a look at the Safariland 6390RDS ALS Holster
May 3, 2018
Batons: More Than Just a Club
The baton is a multi-purpose tool that you can use to strike a subject, push a subject away, or as a lever to move a subject into a control position.
May 3, 2018
SHOT Show 2018: Report from the Aisles
For this year's Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show held in January, the
editors and a
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
NYPD Officer Attacked While Working Security for Grammy Awards
After a brief conversation, the 26-year-old man suddenly tried pulling her gun from its holster, but the officer was able to push him away, police said. After the failed attempt, the man tried to run away but Kamara pursued him. In an attempt to slow the officer down, he hurled a laptop back at her, hitting her in the forehead.
January 29, 2018
Police Protective Gear 2018
Makers of law enforcement armor, helmets, and shields have plans to introduce new products or improve existing products in the coming year.
January 3, 2018
Safariland Announces 2,000th Body Armor Save
On the night of the incident, Officer Pierce and her K-9 Lex were responding to a call regarding a suspect breaking into vehicles. As she arrived on scene, the suspect fled on a bicycle; Officer Pierce released her K-9, who immediately pursued and detained the suspect. As Officer Pierce closed in to take the suspect into custody, he produced a .45 caliber handgun and shot Pierce at close range directly in the chest, police report.
December 18, 2017
Vievu Body Cameras on Patrol with Major Agencies
Oakland PD was an early advocate of Vievu body camera technology and has been using the company's products since 2010. The department currently has 775 cameras; most of them the Vievu LE3 model. Now the department is moving to upgrade all of its officers' cameras to the latest Vievu model, the LE5.
December 8, 2017
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