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

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

April 26, 2018

Infographic: Where NIJ Certification Matters in a Tactical Vest

When purchasing tactical vests for you and your team, safety should be one of the most important factors. The National Institute of Justice has the only nationally accepted standards for body...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, NIJ Certified

April 20, 2018

4 Ways to Stand Out in Your Tactical Gear Grant Application


Receiving a grant for tactical gear can be a big boost for your department. Better, more protective gear can help your team operate more efficiently and, most importantly, stay safe. Are you...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, Tactical Gear Grant

April 13, 2018

How to Apply for Your First Tactical Gear Grant


If you’ve never applied for a grant before, the process can seem daunting. Where do you begin? Who do you contact? What do you need to say? Vel Tye is a leading manufacturer of NIJ-certified...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, Tactical Gear Grant

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

March 29, 2018

Why Police Departments Need NIJ Certified Tactical Gear

Police officers deserve the best protection gear on the market. Around 150 officers die every year in the line of duty as a result of shootings, stabbings, car accidents, and other incidents. In...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, Police Gear, Police Department, NIJ Certified

February 28, 2018

Where to Find NIJ Certified Tactical Gear



Tactical gear that has been certified by the National Institute of Justice is the pinnacle of performance. Tested to comply with a litany of detailed standards, buying NIJ certified gear is...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Tactical Gear, NIJ Certified

February 19, 2018

"Does NIJ Certified Gear Ever Expire?"


NIJ certified tactical gear is the pinnacle of performance. It is tested against a litany of specific benchmarks at approved, third-party laboratories; it’s the gold-standard of tactical gear.


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Topics: Tactical Gear, NIJ Certified

January 30, 2018

3 Ways Vel Tye Tactical Gear is Built Tough


Vel Tye doesn’t just make tactical gear, we make some of the best tactical gear in the business. It’s not enough to produce gear that’s functional and durable; we hold all our gear to the...

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Topics: Tactical Gear