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Women-Specific Police Gear, Part 2

By Michelle Ray

Making up 12% to 20% of patrol officers, women need female-specific gear. Not just sized smaller, but contoured differently. After a slow start, a lot of police gear manufacturers and senior police executives are responding to this growing need.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2011)
 

Field Test: Patrol-Oriented Gloves, Part 1

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 1 of 2.

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

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)
 

Multiple Breach Point Strategies

By TR Staff

The 7th Annual ISOA Conference included training on multiple breach point strategies. The course emphasized that a multiple entry point breach can often be safer than a single entry point breach.

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

LaGana Tactical Tomahawk

By Eugene Nielsen

The new LaGana VTAC is an improved version of American Tomahawk Company’s previous Vietnam Tomahawk design. A multi-use tool, the VTAC is capable of chopping, cutting, prying, breaking and raking, and digging, among other applications. Though compact and lightweight, this tool is built to withstand abuse. The VTAC is quick and easy to wield, and has excellent balance in the hand.

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