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14 12, 2015

Things Law Enforcement Officers Want You To Know

By | 2016-06-24T11:25:29+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Law Enforcement|Comments Off on Things Law Enforcement Officers Want You To Know

Law enforcement is one of the most difficult, but rewarding careers out there. As civilians, we can help make officers’ jobs and lives easier. With the hard work law enforcement officers put in to keep the community safe, please consider the following things. […]

3 12, 2015

Things You Might Not Know About Firefighters

By | 2015-12-31T10:10:30+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Fire & EMS|Comments Off on Things You Might Not Know About Firefighters

Often people have preconceptions about who firefighters are and what goes into their work. Many assume that firefighters are simply heroes that show up to put out fires, but don’t typically know much about them. There are many things that firefighters might want civilians to know about their line of work [...]

20 11, 2015

Tactical Jackets and Footwear for Cold Weather

By | 2015-12-18T10:27:52+00:00 November 20th, 2015|Shop Galls|Comments Off on Tactical Jackets and Footwear for Cold Weather

With the winter months already upon us, it’s a good time to either dig through the closet for the warmer clothes, or simply picking up something new. You definitely want to make sure that you have everything you need for when it starts getting much colder.  […]

28 10, 2015

Keeping a Clear Mind as a Firefighter

By | 2015-12-16T13:46:38+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Fire & EMS|Comments Off on Keeping a Clear Mind as a Firefighter

Firefighting is listed as the most stressful job of 2015, and managed to get third place in 2014, according to careercast.com. This is very easy to imagine, given the incredibly stressful situations firefighters put themselves in when they’re called to act in a moment’s notice, responsible for not only their own [...]

22 10, 2015

Tips for Handling Stress in Law Enforcement

By | 2015-12-10T15:25:07+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|How To, Law Enforcement|Comments Off on Tips for Handling Stress in Law Enforcement

Working as a law enforcement officer can certainly be a satisfying and rewarding job. However, it can just as easily be a stressful one. Working in law enforcement places a lot of responsibility and burdens on one’s shoulders, and sometimes it’s hard to remember that we are only human and sometimes [...]

20 10, 2015

Changes to Flame-Resistant Work Apparel

By | 2015-12-10T15:25:25+00:00 October 20th, 2015|Fire & EMS, Shop Galls|Comments Off on Changes to Flame-Resistant Work Apparel

As of 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration passed new rules for employees regarding open flame hazards. While before this change it was only recommended that your body be fully covered with flame-resistant clothing in the work place, this new regulation requires that those whose workplaces meet certain requirements, which [...]

7 10, 2015

History of Firefighters

By | 2015-12-10T15:25:36+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Fire & EMS|Comments Off on History of Firefighters

Firefighters have a long and colorful history, with many of the most famous figures in Western history playing a big role in forming the firefighting profession we know today. By understanding where professional firefighting originated we can appreciate it not only for saving countless homes and lives, but also for the [...]

2 10, 2015

4 Tips for Preventing Household Fires

By | 2015-12-10T15:25:55+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|How To|Comments Off on 4 Tips for Preventing Household Fires

October serves as National Fire Prevention Month, which means it’s a good time to make sure you’re doing your best to help prevent fires in your home and in other areas of your daily life. One of the most dangerous forms of a surprise fire is a house fire, as it [...]

23 09, 2015

Top Five Preparation Tools for Plane Travel

By | 2015-12-10T15:26:25+00:00 September 23rd, 2015|Shop Galls|Comments Off on Top Five Preparation Tools for Plane Travel

While it might make sense to prepare for an emergency at your home or at work, it might also behoove you to consider preparing in the case of travel, especially travel by plane. It’s easy enough to throw your bug-out-bag in the back of your car if you’re going on a [...]

9 09, 2015

Prepare Your Pets for a Natural Disaster

By | 2015-09-09T14:29:39+00:00 September 9th, 2015|Special Events|Comments Off on Prepare Your Pets for a Natural Disaster

Often times, when considering the potential of a disaster, it’s easy to focus on what the best course of action is for survival. After all, in case of an emergency it makes sense to look after yourself, your friends, and your family if anything were to happen. However, many people fail [...]