Vel Tye Tactical Gear News

October 17, 2017

Why Small Police Departments Still Need Good Tactical Gear


It’s easy to assume small police departments don’t need the same level tactical gear as larger departments. With fewer people and places to manage, small departments are often at the bottom of...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, Police Department

October 11, 2017

4 Questions to Ask Your Tactical Gear Supplier


Tactical gear is an investment. Buying new or upgraded gear is a decision no tactician or department head takes lightly because better gear saves lives.

Thinking of investing in new tactical...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, Quality

October 03, 2017

Why New Tactical Gear for Your Team is Worth the Investment


Purchasing new tactical gear for your entire team is a serious investment. Vel Tye understands your department’s need to stay budget-conscious without sacrificing quality; it’s why we spend so...

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Topics: Safety, Tactical Gear, Quality

September 28, 2017

How to Start a K9 Unit


Police dogs are some of the hardest-working members of law enforcement. They keep millions of dollars’ worth of drugs off the streets each year, can be trained to search out hidden suspects, and...

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Topics: K9

September 19, 2017

How Well Do You Know Your Department's Armor Policy?

Law enforcement across the country have different armor policies. Some police officers are provided body armor when they get their badge. Others are required to buy their own armor, and still...

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Topics: Body Armor, Vest

September 14, 2017

How to Buy the Perfect Size Hugger Vest

At Vel Tye, our Hugger tactical vests are designed for performance. A vest that fits your body well is the best protection against serious injury.

But how do you buy the perfect size Hugger...

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Topics: Hugger Vest, Vel Tye

September 04, 2017

3 Ways for Police to Stay Safer On Duty



There’s no denying that law enforcement is a dangerous profession. Each year, over 50,000 U.S. police officers are assaulted in the line of duty. Nearly 100 officers are killed,...

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Topics: Safety, Police Gear

August 28, 2017

4 Essential Non-Lethal Weapons Every Officer Should Carry



Police officers have been implementing non-lethal and less-lethal weaponry since all the way back in the 19th century. In addition to a standard-issue firearm, more and more officers are...

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Topics: Police Gear, Non-lethal,, weapons

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 11, 2017

3 Tips to Find the Best Police Tactical Gear Online

Looking for quality tactical gear online? Browsing the web for the best police gear can feel overwhelming. How can you tell which items are being described accurately, and can you trust a supplier...

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Topics: Law Enforcement, Tactical Gear, Police Gear