Vel Tye Tactical Gear News

January 15, 2018

What is NIJ Certified Tactical Gear?


NIJ Certified gear is the pinnacle of quality in tactical equipment. For several decades, the National Institute of Justice has managed a standards-based, voluntary compliance testing program...

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Topics: Hard Body Armor, Soft Body Armor, Tactical Gear, Protective gear

December 26, 2017

3 Military Gear Products Police Should Adopt


More and more, local and municipal police forces are receiving extraneous military gear for use in the field. While no one-sheriff town needs a tank, plenty of military tactical items are...

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Topics: Military, Police Department

December 20, 2017

A Field Guide to Tactical Gear Materials


Tactical gear is only as strong as the materials it’s made of. The best gear is carefully made, extensively researched, and comprised of some of the leading military- and police-grade materials....

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Topics: Tactical Gear

December 13, 2017

Do Your K-9 Officers Have the Right Equipment?


Law enforcement officers have been using dogs in an official capacity since at least the 1850s. K-9 officers and their equipment have come a long way since then. Which canine equipment is...

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Topics: Canine, Tactical Gear

November 15, 2017

What to Keep in an Emergency Medical Backpack

Does someone on your tactical team carry an emergency medical backpack? They should. Whether you’re heading off into the wilderness or simply on patrol, having medical essentials with you at all...

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Topics: Medical Backpack, Emergency

November 07, 2017

3 Tips to Buy Police Tactical Gear in Bulk


Buying police tactical gear in bulk is a great way to get superior protection products with an eye toward budgetary constraints. As police departments around the country run up against the...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, Police Gear

October 31, 2017

Infographic: Five Places Quality Matters in Everyday Carry


As a police officer, at any given time, you may be asked to aid in an emergency situation. Because of this, you need to make sure that your everyday carry is equipped with the proper gear....

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Topics: Gear, Infographic, Everyday Carry

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