Vel Tye Tactical Gear News

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

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: Police Department, Protective gear, Training Programs for Police

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

May 30, 2018

5 Essential Items to Keep In Your Patrol Car


A patrol car is a police officer’s mobile office. It’s where they keep everything they might need for whatever comes at them in the field, from a combative assailant to an unexpected traumatic...

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Topics: Law Enforcement, Police Gear, Police Department

May 14, 2018

3 Unlikely Police Resources You Can Purchase with Grant Funding


You already know that you can use grant funding to purchase critically important pieces of gear like protection vests and plate carriers. But did you know that there’s a wide range of auxiliary...

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Topics: Police Department, Police Grant, Grant Funding

May 04, 2018

How to Maximize Your Tactical Gear Grant Funds


Tactical grants can change the way police departments operate. Intended to serve a specific need or purpose, grants can often mean the difference between officers operating with insufficient...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, Protective gear, Tactical Gear Grant