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Cop Uses Waze App For The First Time and Loses His Mind

Author: Kyle S. Reyes My buddy Robert has been a cop for decades.  He lives outside of Miami, and although he drives everywhere… he’s never used the Waze app. He’s a super old school kinda guy.  Pays for stuff with cash.  Yells at kids to get off his lawn.  Will give [...]

Challenge Coins are Pop Art, the Art of Appropriation is Alive and Well

Written by Louie G, 18 year law enforcement veteran. The average challenge coin collector may not realize it, but each little piece of metal they collect is a piece of art. True, not all art has a monetary value, but equally as true is that art is in the eye of [...]

System Jackets are the All-Season Outerwear Solution

System Jackets are the All-Season Outerwear Solution   Your uniform requirements change like the weather. Actually, they change with the weather. You might begin your shift under blue skies and sunshine, and by noon respond to a traffic collision in freezing rain. What’s a first responder to do? There’s not enough [...]

6 Things to Know About the ANSI/ISEA 107-2015 Revised Standards for HVSA

If you haven’t seen them already, you’ll soon see some changes to the ANSI/ISEA 107-2015 standard for high visibility safety apparel (HVSA). These updates will make it easier to understand a garment’s intended use, improve safety by allowing better fit, clearly identify Flame Resistant (FR) material and allow some leeway for [...]

Product Review: Galls Elite S.W.A.T Gloves with Anthony Gangi

https://youtu.be/kpDdeJRyfMM If you serve on a correctional emergency response team, these gloves offer the comfort, dexterity and protection you need to stay safe. If you serve on a correctional emergency response team, these gloves offer the comfort, dexterity and protection for when you have to get hands on with inmates. [...]

Anatomy of the Boot

Anatomy of a Boot 21stcentury footwear is a marvel of engineering, built from high-tech materials, delivering extreme performance while minimizing weight and maximizing durability. All of this is all possible thanks to a combination of four primary components: Upper, Insole, Midsole, Outsole. Upper The Upper comprises most of the exterior, above [...]

Proud Supporters of Blue Line Bears

Written By: Suzie O'Grady Like many little girls, Megan grew up admiring her dad.   And like many of their dads, he is her hero.   She grew up watching her dad put on his uniform and gun belt and walk out the door to protect our community, and that made her admire [...]

Q & A with Jeff Nichols: Former Navy SEAL

Jeffery G. Nichols CSCS*D, TSAF-F*D Exercise Physiologist Former Navy SEAL Jeff graduated from Wilton High School in 1996 and enrolled into Indian Hills Community College in Centerville Iowa. Jeff played baseball at Indian Hills and played in two junior college World Series’ before graduating in 1998. Jeff then attended Troy University [...]

Prepare for the National Crisis

A National Crisis Over the past 15 years, individuals, families, and communities across our Nation have been tragically affected by the opioid epidemic. The number of overdose deaths from prescription and illicit opioids doubled from 21,089 in 2010 to 42,249 in 2016. This steep increase is attributed to the rapid proliferation [...]