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April 26, 2018

Inforgraphic: where nij certification matters in a tactical vest

When purchasing tactical vests for you and your team, safety should be one of the most important factors. The National Institute of Justice has the only nationally accepted standards for body...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, NIJ Certified

April 20, 2018

4 Ways to Stand Out in Your Tactical Gear Grant Application

 

Receiving a grant for tactical gear can be a big boost for your department. Better, more protective gear can help your team operate more efficiently and, most importantly, stay safe. Are you...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, Tactical Gear Grant

April 13, 2018

How to Apply for Your First Tactical Gear Grant

 

If you’ve never applied for a grant before, the process can seem daunting. Where do you begin? Who do you contact? What do you need to say? Vel Tye is a leading manufacturer of NIJ-certified...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, Tactical Gear Grant

April 06, 2018

Where to Find Law Enforcement Grants for Tactical Gear

 

For most police departments, law enforcement grants make up a critical component of the annual budget. These grants – both public and private – provide funds for almost every element of modern...

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Topics: Law Enforcement, Tactical Gear, Police Grant

March 29, 2018

Why Police Departments Need NIJ Certified Tactical Gear

Police officers deserve the best protection gear on the market. Around 150 officers die every year in the line of duty as a result of shootings, stabbings, car accidents, and other incidents. In...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, Police Gear, Police Department, NIJ Certified

March 15, 2018

"What Does the NIJ Certification Process Look Like?"

 

The NIJ certification process is considered the most stringent testing for tactical gear in the industry. The National Institute of Justice has been certifying various types of tactical...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Body Armor, Protective gear, NIJ Certified

February 28, 2018

Where to Find NIJ Certified Tactical Gear

 

 

Tactical gear that has been certified by the National Institute of Justice is the pinnacle of performance. Tested to comply with a litany of detailed standards, buying NIJ certified gear is...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Tactical Gear, NIJ Certified

February 19, 2018

"Does NIJ Certified Gear Ever Expire?"

 

NIJ certified tactical gear is the pinnacle of performance. It is tested against a litany of specific benchmarks at approved, third-party laboratories; it’s the gold-standard of tactical gear.

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Topics: Tactical Gear, NIJ Certified

February 08, 2018

3 Police Grant Changes to Watch in 2018

Police grants are directly responsible for outfitting a vast majority of law enforcement officers with the appropriate gear, protection vests, and weaponry they need to stay safe on the job. Under...

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Topics: Police Gear, Police Grant

January 30, 2018

3 Ways Vel Tye Tactical Gear is Built Tough

 

Vel Tye doesn’t just make tactical gear, we make some of the best tactical gear in the business. It’s not enough to produce gear that’s functional and durable; we hold all our gear to the...

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Topics: Tactical Gear