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

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

May 19, 2017

3 Ways to Protect your K9 Officer in the Field

K9 officers are some of the unsung heroes of law enforcement. Canine units have actually been in use in America since the early 20th century. In that time they’ve kept billions of dollars in drugs...

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Topics: Canine, K9, Law Enforcement, Military

March 07, 2017

Infographic: Five K9 Gear Essentials

As a K9 handler, the safety of your canine colleague is of paramount concern. Police and military canine officers are not pets - they are service members with important work to do, and just like...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Canine, Gear, Infographic, K9, Law Enforcement, Military, Safety

February 17, 2017

Why A Veteran Founded Company Makes Better Tactical Gear

At Vel Tye, we believe in the power of “veteran made,” and we’re told by our clients that our products are heads above the rest. So, why do veterans make better tactical gear?

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Topics: American Made, Military, Tactical Gear, Veteran Made, Veterans

January 09, 2017

Infographic: 5 Gear Bag Essentials for Active Shooter Response

Unfortunately, active shooter events in the U.S. are on the rise. Defined by the FBI as “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area,”...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Gear, Law Enforcement, Military, Shooter Response, VELCRO

December 14, 2016

Soft Body Armor for Women: 4 Things to Consider


Custom soft armor is designed specifically to fit its owner. Whether you’re ordering soft armor in bulk for your law enforcement team or purchasing a set for yourself, knowing what factors to...

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Topics: Custom Armor, EMS, Hugger Vest, Law Enforcement, Military, Vel Tye, Women

November 23, 2016

3 Things to Expect When Ordering Custom Tactical Gear


At Vel Tye, we accept custom orders. We specialize in meeting (and exceeding) specific needs for law enforcement personnel and first responders, and one of the requests we get most often is for...

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Topics: Custom, EMS, Hugger Vest, Law Enforcement, Military, Soft Body Armor, Tactical Gear

October 28, 2016

"Stop the Bleed" Program and Why Tourniquets are a Necessity


Are you aware that hemorrhage – that is, uncontrolled bleeding – is responsible for a full 35% of pre-hospital deaths in the U.S.? Trauma is actually the #1 cause of death for Americans under 46...

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Topics: EMS, Law Enforcement, Military, Safety