Vel Tye Tactical Gear News

October 23, 2018

Infographic: EDC Essentials for Your Bug-Out Bag


Disaster can strike at anytime. Are you prepared? A well stocked, survival-ready, bug-out-bag may be the difference in life or death during a disastrous situation. To help you get well prepared,...

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September 19, 2018

What do Different Metro Police Departments Need From Their Gear?


With somewhere close to 18,000 individual police forces in the United States alone, departments vary widely when it comes to size, scope, and budgetary limitations.


Metropolitan police...

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September 05, 2018

4 Tactical Gear Considerations for Major Metro Police Departments


Policing major metropolitan areas is serious business. Most cities employ anywhere from 10-50 police officers for every 10,000 citizens and keeping those officers prepared for duty is becoming...

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August 29, 2018

3 Make-Or-Break Tactical Gear Components You Need to Know

Know Your Specs Before You Buy

Investing in tactical gear is the single best investment that will keep you and your team safe. To ensure that you buy quality gear every time, we’ve created a...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, VELCRO, Tactical gear solutions

August 16, 2018

Infographic: 6 Elements of A Great Tactical Gear Grant


Every grant application is unique and unfortunately, the process can be strenuous. A lot of time is spent selecting the proper grant for your department, thoroughly reading the requirements, and...

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July 24, 2018

Emergency Preparedness for Soft Targets


Emergency preparedness is the preparation for emergency response before, during, and after an emergency to mitigate risk and bodily injury. Without a carefully crafted emergency plan and the...

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Topics: Emergency Preparedness, Soft Target, Medical Backpack, Medical kits

July 10, 2018

A Step-by-Step Guide to Ordering Body Armor


Knowing what body armor to buy is absolutely crucial. Whether you’re in law enforcement, the military, a member of a first response unit, or in an occupation meriting protection from firearms,...

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Topics: Body Armor, NIJ Certified

June 28, 2018

4 Essential Ongoing Training Programs for Police


Modern policework is about being prepared as much as it is being proactive. Forward-thinking police departments spend significant time and resources on both formal and informal ongoing training...

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Topics: Training Programs for Police, Police Department, Protective gear

June 14, 2018

3 Questions To Answer Before Applying for Tactical Gear Grants


Applying for tactical gear grants can be an arduous process. There’s a lot of legwork involved in selecting the grants you want to apply for, reading all of their qualifications, and taking the...

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Topics: Tactical Gear Grant, Grant Funding

June 07, 2018

When to Spend and When to Save on Police Tactical Gear


Most police departments aren’t blessed with limitless budgets. In fact, most of the departments Vel Tye works with are constantly forced to make decisions on where to cut costs and where to...

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Topics: Police Grant, Tactical Gear Grant