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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. […]

Concealed Carry Tips for Knives

When you’re not able to carry a concealed firearm, for either personal reasons or because of state regulations preventing you from doing so, a concealed knife may be your only remaining option for self-defense in case a physical confrontation occurs. However, it’s easy to understand why carrying a blade as opposed to a firearm can be different and requires a different set of checks before you know you’re ready to carry it into the world. […]

Summer Recreations for Active Lifestyles

It’s the summer months, and nothing says summer more than enjoying the great outdoors. Whether it’s with your friends, family, or on your own; getting some needed exercise or simply enjoying your time outside is healthy and promotes an active lifestyle. When you’re gearing up for a biking or hiking excursion, it’s important to make sure the clothing and gear you use will support your active lifestyle. Sports gear from brands such as Nike, Reebok, Oakley and Under Armour can help you perform better and safer during the summer months. Here are some of the top activities you might think [...]

Supporting Law Enforcement with Body Armor

The use of firearms is considered to be one of the leading causes of death for law enforcement officers across the country. Therefore, the demand and necessity for body armor should be of no surprise. The use of body armor can save lives, but only when actually worn. Several factors can affect whether a law enforcement officer will wear armor: the safety concerns of the duty that the law enforcement officer is on, whether the officer’s department has a mandatory wear policy, as well as comfort and fit. While body armor save lives, it can only do so when worn. [...]

Lighten the Load: Reduce Your Duty Belt Weight

Back in the Old West, Gunslingers wore both their gun and ammo on their belt for the ability to quickly draw their weapon. That tradition has continued to this day with law enforcement continuing to keep their side arm quite literally at their side, but unfortunately modern officers have to deal with a lot more than just their weapon these days. Many additions have been added to the belt over time, including the baton, glove pouch, radio, flashlight, handcuffs, TASER, and a multitude of other tools that have become necessary for the job. However, with all of these added tools [...]

What To Have On Hand: Important Tips For EDC

Within the past few years Everyday Carry (or EDC) has exploded in popularity, and not just amongst law enforcement either. Civilians and those concerned with emergency preparedness have also taken up EDC. Obviously, there are a multitude of options of what you can carry with you every day, both on and off duty. However, for those who may be new to the idea, it might not be clear what the best options are for improving your daily safety and efficiency with EDC. Additionally, those who are EDC veterans can always learn about some options they may not have considered before. [...]

There’s No Rain Delay on Duty: Waterproof Apparel and Footwear

Everyone likes to stay out of the rain, and when you’re on duty during a downpour or even a light shower you’ll want to keep your feet and body dry. Technology like GORE-TEX® and Teflon® exist to make your apparel and footwear resistant to the conditions of wetter weather. Waterproof technology and techniques have developed over the past few decades, but many people don’t know exactly how this technology works and how that knowledge can help them select the best waterproof apparel or footwear for them. […]

Tactical Knives: Finding a Dependable Blade

It is clear to most people that many events require a blade that’s sharper than an average kitchen knife. These situations require cutting rope or a stuck seatbelt to save trapped people to warding off an attacker in a self-defense situation. These situations require a tactical knife. The modern tactical knife is designed for a broader range of uses than just as a bayonet or as a fighting knife, and is designed for maximum versatility. Tactical knives are useful in many different situations, especially for those in military or law enforcement. There exist a wide variety of brands such as 5.11 Tactical, BLACKHAWK!, [...]