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Galls is “The Authority” when it comes to public safety equipment and apparel including law enforcement, SWAT and tactical equipment. This section of our Blog in dedicated to you and your profession – Law Enforcement. We hope to offer interesting current news and product spotlights to entertain and inform you of the trends and offers that impact your professions.

The Honor Guard: Mourn, Remember and Honor

The funeral ceremony has often served as a means of mourning, remembering, and honoring those who have passed, and as a country some of the most formal and revered ceremonies are held for those in military service, as well as police officers and civil servants. Those who carry out these ceremonies [...]

2015-08-21T14:00:22+00:00 Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement|Comments Off on The Honor Guard: Mourn, Remember and Honor

Tips for Concealed Carry

Perhaps you’ve decided to start carrying a concealed firearm, or perhaps concealed carry is an old habit. Regardless, it never hurts to hear a few tips when it comes to carrying a concealed weapon on your person. Here are a few things to keep in mind to help you effectively and [...]

2015-08-06T14:41:51+00:00 Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on Tips for Concealed Carry

OC and Pepper Spray Variations

Pepper spray comes from oleoresin capsicum (OC), which is actually a chemical distilled from peppers. OC causes extreme pain and burning when it comes into contact with the eyes, skin or mucous membranes, which makes it very effective in deterring or stopping attacks. The effects of pepper spray are instant and [...]

2015-07-30T09:28:25+00:00 Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on OC and Pepper Spray Variations

The History of OC and Pepper Spray

It is somewhat surprising that the same ingredient that is used to spice up food is also used to create a powerful tool for self-defense. Pepper spray, also known as OC spray, is used in law enforcement, riot control, crowd control, and personal self-defense, including defense against dogs and even bears. [...]

2015-07-23T15:31:15+00:00 Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on The History of OC and Pepper Spray

History of Handcuffs

There’s no denying the sheer importance of handcuffs, a law enforcement officer’s staple tool for restraining. Handcuffed detainees are far less likely to flee, cause damage, or become aggressive. These tools have such a place in society that it’s almost impossible to think of a law enforcement officer and not have [...]

2015-07-16T10:36:19+00:00 Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on History of Handcuffs

3 Ways Public Safety Servants are Like the American Flag

The colors of the flag in our nation’s Great Seal were ascribed particular meanings by the secretary of the Continental Congress. What these colors represent is so strikingly similar to our public safety servants that it’s rather difficult to differentiate between the two. Red stands for hardiness and valor, and who [...]

2015-06-03T08:28:55+00:00 Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement, Special Events|Comments Off on 3 Ways Public Safety Servants are Like the American Flag