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Field Test: Handheld LED Patrol Flashlights Comparison

By Jennifer Gavigan

We gave six police officers from across the U.S. six of the best patrol-oriented LED flashlights on the market. They used them on duty for more than two months. We asked them what they thought. Here is what they had to say.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2012)
 

External Vest Carriers

By Kevin Davis

External carriers are definitely the trend in body armor, offering great improvements in heat-related comfort, while providing the same level of ballistic protection as concealable armor. Only the carrier changes – the same armor panels are used.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2012)
 

Patrol-Oriented Sunglass Field Test Comparison

By Jennifer Gavigan

Tactical Response conducted a field test of six different Patrol-Oriented Sunglasses from 5.11, Bobster, Eye Safety Systems, Revision, Rudy Project and Wiley-X. Officers across the country rated them on criteria including: Initial Fit, Area of Coverage, Practical Use, Tactical Use, Durability and Extended Wear.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2012)
 

Field Test: Patrol-Oriented Gloves, Part 2

By Kelly Spence

TR conducted a Field Test of patrol-oriented gloves from 5.11, Blackhawk, CamelBak, Damascus, Galls, Hatch, Quartermaster and Wiley X. Tactical and police officers across the U.S. rated the gloves on criteria including fit and comfort, dexterity, draw, durability, protection, etc. Part 2 of 2.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2011)
 

5.11 Tactical Mid-Sized Light for Life

By TR Staff

The second in 5.11 Tactical’s Light for Life series, the PC3.300 mid-sized utility light is a rugged, lightweight flashlight perfect for patrol use. Its small size and light weight allow it to fit easily on a duty belt, yet it has a significant and adjustable lumen output.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2010)
 

5.11 Tactical XPRT Knives

By Scott Oldham

5.11 Tactical offers a number of well-designed, high-quality knives for a variety of situations, all at a competitive price. The XPRT Folder, Tanto Surge, Sidekick Boot Knife and DRT are all reliable knives perfect for police use.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2010)
 

Field Test: Drop-Down Tactical Leg Holsters

By Kelly Spence

TR conducted a Field Test of drop-down tactical leg holsters from 5.11, Blackhawk, Blade-Tech, Safariland, Tactical Assault Gear and Uncle Mike’s. Tactical and police officers across the U.S. rated the holsters on criteria including positioning, security, draw, reholster, etc.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Flashlights & Weapon Lights Showcase, Part 1

By Law and Order Staff

From weapon-mounted to hand-held, check out the latest flashlight products.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2010)
 

5.11 Tactical Patrol Duty Uniform (PDU)

By Jennifer Gavigan

The new Patrol Duty Uniform (PDU) from 5.11 Tactical blends functional innovation with the neat, clean, professional look that is essential to command staff and the public.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2010)
 

The Latest Trends in Police Gloves and Eyewear

By Jennifer Gavigan

Companies are learning that they need to produce accessories for officers that do more than serve their purpose—they must be comfortable and look good without losing any of the safety features.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2010)
 
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