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August 17, 2017

How to Choose the Best Police Knife

Police officers have a myriad of options when it comes to choosing a tactical knife. Police knives (more formally known in the industry as “tactical knives”) are intended to serve a variety of...

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Topics: Law Enforcement, Police Gear

August 02, 2017

3 EMS Gear Products Police Should Adopt

Police and other law enforcement officers around the country are woefully undersupplied. Many officers find themselves having to supplement their duty-supplied gear pack with necessary items for...

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Topics: EMS, First Responder, Law Enforcement

July 28, 2017

Why Every Officer Must Carry Naloxone

What’s in the average officer’s gear pack? That changes every year. What’s in your gear kit greatly depends on where you work, who you’re with, and what kind of threats you’re likely to face. Are...

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Topics: K9, Law Enforcement, Safety

July 17, 2017

5 Unexpected Items to Keep in Your Patrol Bag

Your patrol bag is your lifeline. It should contain everything you need for any given situation – a tall order when most bags are fairly compact. Prepping your bag for a dangerous skirmish, a long...

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Topics: Gear, Law Enforcement

July 12, 2017

How Can I Identify High-Quality Tactical Gear When Buying Online?

There’s a huge difference between tactical gear and high quality tactical gear; that difference could stand between you and serious injury or death. If you’re in the market for quality tactical...

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Topics: Gear, Materials, Quality

July 05, 2017

Why Police Officers Need More Than Standard Issue Gear

In many cities and municipalities around the country, police officers are woefully underequipped. Standard issue police gear varies from district to district, but most law enforcement officers are...

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Topics: Gear, Law Enforcement

June 22, 2017

What Police Should Know About Off-Duty Carry

Do you carry your weapon off-duty? Provisions in the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act allow for most off-duty officers to carry a concealed weapon, but there are a few things to consider before...

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Topics: Law Enforcement, Safety

June 14, 2017

How to Stay Cool in Full Gear

Vel Tye manufactures quality tactical gear for police officers, firemen, and military personnel, among others. Many of our loyal customers work in extreme heat, from the deserts of the Middle East...

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Topics: Body Armor, Gear, Safety

June 07, 2017

What Firefighters Should Know About Tactical Gear

There are well over 1,100,000 local firefighters currently employed in the U.S. alone. While many describe themselves as career firemen and women, a clear majority – over 800,000 – put their lives...

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Topics: First Responder

May 19, 2017

3 Ways to Protect your K9 Officer in the Field

K9 officers are some of the unsung heroes of law enforcement. Canine units have actually been in use in America since the early 20th century. In that time they’ve kept billions of dollars in drugs...

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Topics: Canine, K9, Law Enforcement, Military