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3 ways cops and other first responders can gear up for fall weather with the right tactical outerwear


With cooler evenings, nights and mornings occurring around the country, cops on patrol (as well as other first responders and public safety officers) will want to stay warm.

And whether you’re on-duty or off-duty, there are some great options for keeping yourself comfortable against the elements.

Top brands like  Under ArmourPropper and 5.11 Tactical have vests and hoodies that are designed for heavy use by active first responders. under armour storm hoody

Under Armour Charged Cotton Storm Hoody

The Storm Hoody from Under Armour offers cold and moisture protection for cool temp and misty weather. Great for active wear!

  • 75% cotton/ 25% polyester
  • StormCotton DWR water resistant coating
  • Signature ColdGear moisture transport system
  • Ideal for embellishment with logo placement
  • Loose fit provides a generous cut for full range of motion



PROPPER El Jefe Puff Vest propper vest

Everyone loves a puff vest for its three-season versatility. Propper has taken it to the next level with all the extra details that make this popular item perfect for tactical use.

The PROPPER El Jefe Puff Vest features double sliders on the zipper for easy access to your weapon and slip-resistant shoulder panels for a strap or sling.

The standard quilted pattern doesn’t just keep the insulation well distributed; it was designed specifically to conceal the pull-out ID panels on the left chest and back, taking it from covert casual to tactical in seconds.

  • 100% polyester micro ripstop
  • Pull-out ID or badge panel on left chest
  • Hidden, large drop-down ID panel on back
  • Slip-resistant shoulder panels for strap or sling
  • Full-zip front with double sliders
  • Hand warmer pockets with zipper closure



tactical vest for cops

5.11 Tactical Covert Vest

Like most 5.11 gear, this tactical vest offers comfort with extreme durability, perfect for undercover work or other high intensity cold weather needs.

  • 100% polyester bonded softshell with mechanical stretch
  • Wind and water resistant
  • Hook and loop secure hidden chest pockets, BBS compatible
  • Reverse coil zipper chest and hand pockets
  • Pass thru pocket allows quick access to IWB holster
  • Two way zip
  • Internal hem counter weight pocket