Vel Tye Tactical Gear News

December 19, 2018

Five Tips for Police to Stay Warm On Patrol

Depending on where you live in the U.S, winter can be tough. It's safe to say that no place is completely impervious to some form of cold weather, and for law enforcement on patrol during the...

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November 28, 2018

Five Signs of Worn-Out Tactical Gear


Having proper tactical gear as protection against the elements and life-threatening harm is imperative for military, law enforcement and first responders. Even the best equipment expires, but...

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November 20, 2018

Expired Tactical Gear: What to Do Next?

Tactical gear is never intended for lifetime use. All top-quality tactical gear like body armor should list an expiration date on the label. This is usually clearly marked to avoid any...

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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: Medical Backpack, Emergency Preparedness, Soft Target, 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