Vel Tye Tactical Gear News

January 12, 2020

The Vel Tye Hugger: The Soft Armor Solution You've Been Looking For


Vel Tye, a tactical gear company specializing in VELCRO® brand hook-and-loop material, is single-handedly revolutionizing the way tactical apparel is fitted.

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Topics: Body Armor, EMS, Hugger Vest, Law Enforcement, Military

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

April 06, 2018

Where to Find Law Enforcement Grants for Tactical Gear


For most police departments, law enforcement grants make up a critical component of the annual budget. These grants – both public and private – provide funds for almost every element of modern...

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Topics: Law Enforcement, Tactical Gear, Police Grant

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

August 02, 2017

3 EMS Gear Products Police Should Adopt

Police and other law enforcement officers around the country are woefully undersupplied. Many officers find themselves having to supplement their duty-supplied gear pack with necessary items for...

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Topics: EMS, First Responder, Law Enforcement

July 28, 2017

Why Every Officer Must Carry Naloxone

What’s in the average officer’s gear pack? That changes every year. What’s in your gear kit greatly depends on where you work, who you’re with, and what kind of threats you’re likely to face. Are...

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Topics: K9, Law Enforcement, Safety

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 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 22, 2017

What Police Should Know About Off-Duty Carry

Do you carry your weapon off-duty? Provisions in the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act allow for most off-duty officers to carry a concealed weapon, but there are a few things to consider before...

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Topics: Law Enforcement, Safety