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Simple Tips to Prevent Breaking and Entering

According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program there were nearly two million reports of burglary in 2013. While that number is lower than in previous years, it still shows just how prevalent breaking and entering is throughout the United States. It’s always a good idea to increase your home security to make sure your family and belongings stay safe. However, that doesn’t mean you must purchase a top-of-the-line electronic security system. Here are a few easy tips to help prevent anyone from breaking into your home. […]

Gun Shaped Phone Cases

For the past few weeks, there’s been an alarming trend of handgun shaped iPhone cases amongst teenagers. Shaped to look like a real handgun, these phone cases could deceive almost anyone at a glance. As expected, these accessories could result in terrible accidents when mistaken for a real weapon. A law enforcement officer typically doesn’t have the luxury of time during a confrontation, and these phone cases only add to the many issues an officer may encounter. […]

Duty Boot Maintenance

Boots are built to take care of your feet. They’re meant to keep your feet safe from the natural world and keep them comfortable as you go about you daily life. They aren’t, however, indestructible and therefore they require care. Here are a few ways to make sure your boots are always in tip-top shape for as long as they can be. […]

LawPro Uniforms & Gear

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCuf95fD-us&w=560&h=315]   Professionals trust LawPro for quality uniforms and equipment. Quartermaster has a huge selection of LawPro uniform shirts and pants, jackets, footwear, headwear, duty gear, badges and more. Choose LawPro when you can’t afford to compromise.

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 [...]

The Downside of Fireworks

Fireworks have a long and explosive history with both the world and America itself. Invented in Ancient China and fashioned into tools for warfare, fireworks were eventually brought to the western world and were reworked into the artistic and colorful art form Americans are familiar with today. Across the country, both families and entire cities will gather together to watch and be captivated by these impressive light shows for a number of holidays and special events. […]

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Flag Day: A Brief History

Flag Day is observed each year on June 14th, when cities across America hold ceremonies to honor this treasured national symbol and to celebrate the independence that it represents. Formalities often include the raising of the flag, a rendition of the National Anthem, and a reading of the Pledge of Allegiance and Presidential Proclamation, followed by a benediction and Taps. […]

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History of Police Cars

The police car is almost synonymous with law enforcement, but that wasn’t always the case. For the longest time the closest thing to police transportation was horseback, or perhaps in a horse-drawn carriage. You could easily expect an officer of the law to chase down a criminal on horse, just like in a western film, even as recent as the late 1800s. Police vehicles have only been around for the past hundred years, with the invention and influence of the motor vehicle. The world as a whole changed dramatically after the invention of the internal combustion engine, as did modern [...]

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 [...]