Active Shooters, NFPA 3000, and You

An active shooter in your community. It’s something that you hope will never happen, but it’s something that all first responders must prepare for. Naturally, Law Enforcement takes the lead in active shooter scenarios, but a coordinated response that includes Fire/Medical professionals is essential when lives are on the line. Due [...]

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Galls In-House Customization Can Accommodate Any Agency’s Uniform Needs   For Public Safety Professionals, it’s impossible to overestimate the importance of the uniform. It’s the symbol of the job, signifies authority, instantly identifies the wearer and represents the entire department. Each uniform is custom made to the strict specifications of each [...]

Meet Nick Perez, AKA Nick Off Duty

Nick Perez, a.k.a. Nick Off Duty is a City of Miami Police Officer (12+ years) with a serious knack for making amazing vlogs for his department, as well as his own YouTube channel, Nick Off Duty. In fact, Nick started out as a DJ and comedian, before becoming a police officer [...]

Cop Uses Waze App For The First Time and Loses His Mind

Author: Kyle S. Reyes My buddy Robert has been a cop for decades.  He lives outside of Miami, and although he drives everywhere… he’s never used the Waze app. He’s a super old school kinda guy.  Pays for stuff with cash.  Yells at kids to get off his lawn.  Will give [...]

Challenge Coins are Pop Art, the Art of Appropriation is Alive and Well

Written by Louie G, 18 year law enforcement veteran. The average challenge coin collector may not realize it, but each little piece of metal they collect is a piece of art. True, not all art has a monetary value, but equally as true is that art is in the eye of [...]

System Jackets are the All-Season Outerwear Solution

System Jackets are the All-Season Outerwear Solution   Your uniform requirements change like the weather. Actually, they change with the weather. You might begin your shift under blue skies and sunshine, and by noon respond to a traffic collision in freezing rain. What’s a first responder to do? There’s not enough [...]

6 Things to Know About the ANSI/ISEA 107-2015 Revised Standards for HVSA

If you haven’t seen them already, you’ll soon see some changes to the ANSI/ISEA 107-2015 standard for high visibility safety apparel (HVSA). These updates will make it easier to understand a garment’s intended use, improve safety by allowing better fit, clearly identify Flame Resistant (FR) material and allow some leeway for [...]

Product Review: Galls Elite S.W.A.T Gloves with Anthony Gangi If you serve on a correctional emergency response team, these gloves offer the comfort, dexterity and protection you need to stay safe. If you serve on a correctional emergency response team, these SWAT gloves offer the comfort, dexterity and protection for when you have to get hands on with [...]