Vel Tye Tactical Gear News

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

July 17, 2017

5 Unexpected Items to Keep in Your Patrol Bag

Your patrol bag is your lifeline. It should contain everything you need for any given situation – a tall order when most bags are fairly compact. Prepping your bag for a dangerous skirmish, a long...

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Topics: Gear, Law Enforcement

July 12, 2017

How Can I Identify High-Quality Tactical Gear When Buying Online?

There’s a huge difference between tactical gear and high quality tactical gear; that difference could stand between you and serious injury or death. If you’re in the market for quality tactical...

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Topics: Gear, Materials, Quality

July 05, 2017

Why Police Officers Need More Than Standard Issue Gear

In many cities and municipalities around the country, police officers are woefully underequipped. Standard issue police gear varies from district to district, but most law enforcement officers are...

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Topics: Gear, Law Enforcement

June 14, 2017

How to Stay Cool in Full Gear

Vel Tye manufactures quality tactical gear for police officers, firemen, and military personnel, among others. Many of our loyal customers work in extreme heat, from the deserts of the Middle East...

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Topics: Body Armor, Gear, Safety

May 11, 2017

Five Things You Can Carry With a Low-Vis Magazine Carrier

Every piece of gear should serve a purpose. The items you decide to take into the field can literally save your life; they can hinder your movement or, hopefully, improve your performance. Vel...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Gear, Vest

May 05, 2017

How to Keep Your Kit as Light as Possible


Tactical gear should be as comfortable to carry as it is effective. If your gear kit is too heavy, it runs the risk of slowing you down; when you’re in the field, every second counts....
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Topics: Body Armor, Comfort, Gear, Gear Maintenance, Materials, Safety

May 04, 2017

Infographic: Five Gear Essentials for Police Officers


There are gear essentials for police officers that will be issued to you as part of your uniform and duty kit - firearm, handcuffs, body camera, and perhaps a tactical vest. But there are so...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Gear, Infographic, Law Enforcement

April 27, 2017

Signs it’s Time to Upgrade Your Tactical Protection Gear


When you’re faced with the unknown each day, you want to be sure you’re wearing protective gear that works. Your safety matters and you shouldn’t delay when it’s time to get new tactical...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Body Armor, Gear, Gear Maintenance, Materials, Safety

April 10, 2017

First Responders and Tactical Accessories: How You Can Save Vital Time



In the field, seconds matter. If you’re a first responder, wasted time can be the difference between life and death. Your tactical pack matters and the accessories you choose could save you...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Body Armor, EMS, First Responder, Gear, Tactical Gear, VELCRO