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2 01, 2017

Plate Carrier Kits: 7 Reasons to Train with One TODAY

By | 2017-02-23T13:23:33+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Federal & Military, Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|0 Comments

Designed to be donned quickly and protect the most vital organs against advanced threats, plate carriers have become a necessity to Law Enforcement. Although plate carriers seem pretty straightforward, they require some preparation and training. Here are 7 reasons why you can’t procrastinate on either: […]

15 11, 2016

Wait for It… 6 Ways to Endure a Long Call

By | 2017-02-23T13:24:08+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Law Enforcement|0 Comments

You’ve mostly likely had a call to “hurry up and wait”. You respond to the scene quickly and find that you have two tasks: stay safe but stay put. Your vigil can be the result of any number of circumstances — from an active shooter or hostage situation to a stakeout [...]

3 10, 2016

Police Preppers: 10 Precautions You Should Take Today

By | 2017-02-23T13:24:42+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|How To, Law Enforcement|3 Comments

In Law Enforcement, you never know when a typical day will suddenly go south. A simple stop at a convenience store might turn into a full-on, hand-to-hand ambush. A call-out on a rural, icy back road might spin into hours stranded in the snowy night. In addition to the usual lists [...]

15 07, 2016

5 Crucial Factors of Archiving Body-Worn and Vehicle Camera Videos

By | 2016-09-01T12:16:41+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on 5 Crucial Factors of Archiving Body-Worn and Vehicle Camera Videos

A lot of focus in the media goes to the capture of video from body-worn cameras (BWC) and in-car cameras by public safety professionals. Not nearly as much attention is given to how videos are archived. Unlike personal video, video public safety professionals capture is evidence and needs to be handled [...]

10 06, 2016

6 Things to Consider When Presenting a Body-Worn Camera Program for Funding

By | 2016-10-13T15:04:42+00:00 June 10th, 2016|Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on 6 Things to Consider When Presenting a Body-Worn Camera Program for Funding

Body-worn cameras (BWCs) have permeated public safety and not something to be taken lightly. Departments, especially small ones, are scrambling to consider the positives and negatives of their use, the scale of their deployment and what impacts these tools will have on their communities. […]

22 01, 2016

New Body Worn and Dash Cameras

By | 2016-07-15T14:58:51+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on New Body Worn and Dash Cameras

Start the New Year strong with a new body camera and dash camera. The Bureau of Justice Administration estimates that between 4,000 and 6,000 law enforcement agencies are planning to adopt or already adopted body worn cameras. Both of these pieces of equipment help make law enforcement officers’ jobs easier. Below [...]

18 12, 2015

Ways to Thank First Responders

By | 2016-01-22T10:10:25+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement|Comments Off on Ways to Thank First Responders

As the holiday season quickly approaches, remember to thank those who perform necessary but often under-appreciated jobs. First responders are known to have one of the most straining jobs, taking a toll on the responder’s moral. Giving thanks is a great way to show first responders how much you care about [...]

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. […]

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 [...]

21 08, 2015

The Honor Guard: Mourn, Remember and Honor

By | 2015-08-21T14:00:22+00:00 August 21st, 2015|Federal & Military, Fire & EMS, Law Enforcement|Comments Off on 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 [...]