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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

The Stories Behind Famous Brands

Many legacies begin with a single person’s aspirations or dreams. From a famous chef all the way to the President of the United States; everyone starts out relatively small. Even the most famous brand names can have humble beginnings. 5.11 Tactical The 5.11 brand, for example, was famously started by mountain [...]

2015-06-29T16:01:14+00:00 Shop Galls|Comments Off on The Stories Behind Famous Brands

Top Safety Footwear Features

The human foot is made of dozens of tiny individual bones, as well as numerous muscles, ligaments, and nerves. On top of that, the foot serves as a necessary component to one of our most basic methods of transportation. It’s safe to say that without the use of our feet we’d [...]

2015-06-22T12:46:38+00:00 Shop Galls|Comments Off on Top Safety Footwear Features

5.11 Tactical Debuts Limited Edition Folds of Honor T-Shirt

5.11 Tactical®: Global Innovator of Tactical Apparel and Gear Will Donate Portion of Proceeds Generated Through Purchase of T-Shirt to Non-Profit Organization that Benefits Military Families of Wounded and Fallen Soldiers MODESTO, Calif. Feb. 12, 2015—5.11 Tactical®, the global innovator of tactical apparel and gear, has launched a limited edition 5.11 [...]

2015-05-18T09:40:25+00:00 Federal & Military, Shop Galls|Comments Off on 5.11 Tactical Debuts Limited Edition Folds of Honor T-Shirt

Equipping Officers with Body Worn Cameras

In the wake of events like those in Ferguson, Missouri this past year, much of American Law Enforcement is now under close scrutiny from the public. One of the ways to counteract this is with the spread and increased use of body worn cameras. Only a few years ago body worn [...]

2015-05-13T13:10:01+00:00 Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on Equipping Officers with Body Worn Cameras

The Six Levels of Tactical Body Armor

It’s a well known fact that body armor can save your life; that’s why knowing which tactical body armor you should purchase is a crucial decision. Before you start comparing prices it’s important to be informed about the varying levels of body armor available. There are six levels, with level one [...]

2015-05-11T09:45:15+00:00 Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on The Six Levels of Tactical Body Armor

GoPro Cameras

We put the GoPro HERO4 to the test with Active Shooter Training. Capture stunning HD video and pictures with a wearable or mountable camera. The Wi-Fi enabled HERO4 is the most advanced GoPro with enhanced video performance, sharpness and audio system. The GoPro HERO4 cameras combine versatility and pro-quality 1080p image [...]

2015-05-04T10:46:43+00:00 Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on GoPro Cameras