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Under Armour ColdGear Infrared

During the colder months, keeping warm is a necessity. Warm clothes tend to be thick and bulky, making them difficult to work out in. While most athletic wear is too thin to brave the colder months. Under Amour has specifically designed ColdGear Infrared apparel to keep you warm while working out during the cooler seasons. […]

How to Respond to an Active Shooter in Your Community

Recently in the news, there have been frequent reports of active shooters in schools, malls and other public places. These unsettling reports can help educate and prepare citizens to understand what to do during an active shooter situation. Active shooter situations can be over in a matter of minutes before law enforcement has a chance to arrive. Homeland Security recommends following practices for coping with an active shooter situation: […]

The Dishonor of Stolen Valor

In the United States, thousands of cases have been brought forward over the past few years in which politicians, judges, services members and civilians have been found guilty of “stealing valor”. What exactly does “stolen valor” mean and why is this concept so alarming? Outline below is an explanation of this concept and the consequences of “stolen valor”. […]

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Preparing for the Worst in Winter

For some, winter merely means a warm coat and a thicker pair of socks. However, for many it can mean being buried in snow without electricity or heat, possibly for days at a time. Here we’ll attempt to give you some ideas on how to prepare for the worst that winter has to throw at you. This is especially important during winter, as the extremely difficult weather conditions can often result in you being left to your own devices. […]

Building a Cold Weather Survival Kit

As we head into the colder months of winter, many across the United States may want to begin bundling up. But, on top of a warm winter jacket and boots, there are many aspects of our lives we take for granted during the warmer months. When the temperature starts to drop it can cause a lot of unnecessary problems and surprises, from an ice slicked road to a snowstorm. Here are a few items you may want to keep in your vehicle, just in case you happen to get stuck in the cold. […]

How to Look the Best in Your Uniform

First impressions are everything, and the same holds true for the appearance of your uniform. You can keep your hair trim and be well mannered, but with a scruffy looking uniform it doesn’t present the best impression when you’re approaching a civilian or even among your fellow officers. Fortunately, with a few helpful steps it’s really not that hard to make sure you’re looking presentable and professional. […]