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Bomb Blankets, for when you really, really need a security blanket

Bomb Blankets, for when you really, really need a security blanket
Linus had his security blanket, and modern law enforcement and security personnel now have one too - the bomb blanket. A bomb blanket is a flexible...

Select the Right Body Armor for Your Needs

select the right body armor for your needs
If there is a chance you could find yourself in a situation where bullets are flying, it may be time to buy a bulletproof vest. These vests are usu...

What 4 Questions You Should Be Asking When It’s Time To Buy Body Armor?

What 4 Questions You Should Be Asking When It’s Time To Buy Body Armor?
Law enforcement officers that opt not to wear body armor on a regular basis are up to four times more likely to be killed from a gunshot wound to t...

Holiday Gift Guide for Military and Law Enforcement

holiday gifts for military and law enforcement
As we get closer to the holidays, some people (present company included) are still working on their shopping lists. And if you have a Service Membe...

How To Increase The Lifespan Of A Bulletproof Vest?

How To Increase The Lifespan Of A Bulletproof Vest?
How To Improve The Lifespan Of A Bulletproof Vest? Most people are under the mistaken impression that as long as a bulletproof vest has not been da...

Why Body Armor Should Be Worn During Training

Why Body Armor Should Be Worn During Training
Why Ballistic Vests Should Be Worn During Training The only way police officers can learn how body armor will affect their performance is by wearin...

All About Body Armor – 36 Facts You Need to Know

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The reason law enforcement agencies buy body armor is to save lives. To do that, officers need to understand how it actually works and how to take ...

How effective is the ballistic helmet?

How effective is the ballistic helmet?
I’m not terribly old. In fact, I feel, at best middle aged. But I am old enough to remember a time when SWAT teams did not always use Ballistic Hel...

Public Safety can be Gear Intensive: Meet the Tools that Keep You Safe

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As most people go about their daily lives, they are content to assume they are generally safe from harm or intrusion. People feel this way because ...

Good gear is helpful, good training is essential

Good gear is helpful, good training is essential
Many who come to this blog are looking for recommendations for gear that will enhance their safety and help meet mission requirements. And that’s a...

What is a real tactical backpack and why do you need one?

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Someone once opined that the word tactical is like sex appeal. It can be used to sell anything.  These days it seems like there may be some truth t...

Concealable Body Armor and Why You Should Consider It

Concealable Body Armor
Concealable Body Armor | NIJ Certified Bullet & Stab Proof Body Armor It always surprised me to find that some of the cops I worked with did n...