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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 [...]

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

Are You Prepared? 5 Must-Haves for Your Bug Out Bag

Being ready for anything means being prepared to go at a moment’s notice, and the best way to do that is to have a Bug Out Bag. Designed to have everything you need in case you need to “bug out”, hence the name, your bug out bag should be stock full [...]

2015-09-02T12:41:28+00:00 Shop Galls|Comments Off on Are You Prepared? 5 Must-Haves for Your Bug Out Bag

Preparing for Natural Disasters

When disaster strikes, will you be prepared? Because it is National Preparedness month, it might be worth thinking about what your solutions are for natural disasters. Often natural disasters occur without warning, and therefore don’t leave a lot of time to react. The best way to insure the safety of you [...]

2015-08-26T13:44:03+00:00 Special Events|Comments Off on Preparing for Natural Disasters

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

Tommie Copper: Science Behind the Compression Apparel

Tommie Copper is a brand of compression apparel that is infused with copper, designed to relieve pain in areas where worn. Their line-up consists of compression sleeves for the ankle, calf, knee, wrist and elbow, as well as men and women’s compression shorts and shirts. Tom Kallish, who claims to have [...]

2015-08-13T12:30:38+00:00 Shop Galls|Comments Off on Tommie Copper: Science Behind the Compression Apparel

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