The Be Weapon solution by STid was developed in 2012 for the French special forces and later for police departments. It is an equipment management and tracking solution with RFID tags.
Founded in 1789, Rostaing is the French pioneer, designer and manufacturer of protective technical gloves for activities from the most dangerous to the most technical and precise.
Tiger Tough Tactical seat covers are built specifically for law enforcement vehicles. They are made out of 1000 denier “ballistic” nylon and have an extra layer of reinforcement over the lower lumbar area of the seat-back cover.
In the event of an emergency, time is of the essence, and having the right information available could be lifesaving.
Wiivv custom insoles are what you need to do your duty in comfort.
The Nightstick Dicata ‘Intrinsically Safe’ headlamp was designed for fire helmets and hard hats, but also to function without interfering with face shields.
New for Fall 2018, the LaCrosse Cold Snap boot is suited for late season hunting, ice fishing or simply getting outdoors in the winter.
The Pocket Shot circular slingshot features a patent-pending, pouch design, which allows users to load and shoot different projectiles at two to three times the rate of a regular slingshot, according to the company, and can be used to stow ammo when not in use.
Built to haul heavy loads, 5.11 Tactical’s Rush LBDs (Load Bearing Duffels) are made from 1050D nylon, with webbing and heavy-duty, bar-tacking reinforcements throughout.
The newest addition to the TurtleSkin line of police gloves, Alpha Plus takes the company’s best selling glove, Alpha, and adds even more cut protection.
Canadian company Hi-tec Intervention is introducing its new Dragon Skin product: the ergonomic duty belt. In this piece of gear, the inner belt expands and contracts with the outer belt.
Blue Line Innovations, LLC announced it is now offering the Warrior 360, “the world’s first 360-degree body camera for law enforcement.”
It has probably gone unnoticed by many, but here in my agency, we are currently in what I believe is the closest we may get to a lull when it comes to “controversy over police officers.”
You Can’t Make This Sh#t Up: Policing Through StoriesBy Randy Ward; 2018, 128 pagesISBN: 978-1775289302
Our digitally connected world has created enormous benefits for our business and personal lives. That being said, the advancements in technology have not been wholly positive. The development of technologies such as encryption, the dark web and cryptocurrencies have created a situation where criminals who are abusing children, trafficking human beings, committing fraud online or enabling terrorism almost have an unlimited right to digital privacy, shielding them from investigation and prosecution through technological means.
Crisis Ready: Building an Invincible Brand in an Uncertain WorldBy Melissa Agnes; 2018, 288 pagesISBN: 978-1684014132
Just because a vehicle is not “impounded,” but rather towed under provincial legislation, does not mean the police cannot safeguard its contents by conducting an inventory search.
An officer who believed, but failed to confirm, a warrant existed made an unlawful arrest the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has ruled in tossing out drug charges.
A career in law enforcement is undoubtedly highly stressful with an elevated risk of experiencing life-threatening situations, traumatic incidents involving violence, fatal accidents and other death scenes.
It is your last night shift and the queue is full. You had court between your nights and your four-month old is trying to figure out that night time is for sleeping not crying. To top it off, your spouse snaps about the lack of financial means to look after the overflow of bills. Your anxiety levels are high and the coffee and $5 Chinese food special is churning in your gut as you try to fit yet another paid duty in to bring financial relief. A recent call you attended haunts you; voices echo in your mind and visions replay over and over. You contemplate going home sick so you can have a few drinks to take the edge off but you know you will have to listen to your spouse go on about how you are doing nothing to help with the house and kids.
I found myself aimlessly scrolling through Facebook recently – you know those types of days – when I came across a post of a book with a front cover that looked a whole lot like the inside of the old “Don Jail” in Toronto.
Selecting stories for this issue — traditionally our clothing and duty gear edition — proved to be quite the challenge.
I have always been a big fan of setting goals. I tend to have many goals on the go at any given time. I have goals for things I want to accomplish today; goals for things I want to accomplish this week, this month, this year, and in my lifetime. I find goals useful for focusing my activities, as I’m a person who tends to go off on random tangents at times. It can be helpful to go back to my goals and see if the activities I’m involved in are actually useful and related to furthering my objectives. It is generally a good feeling when I accomplish my goals.
First responders are among those whose lives depend on body armour — and the ballistics fibers inside of them.

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