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Prepare for the National Crisis

A National Crisis Over the past 15 years, individuals, families, and communities across our Nation have been tragically affected by the opioid epidemic. The number of overdose deaths from prescription and illicit opioids doubled from 21,089 in 2010 to 42,249 in 2016. This steep increase is attributed to the rapid proliferation [...]

The Most Important Measurement You’ll Ever Make

Body armor is quite simply the most important piece of any law enforcement officer’s uniform. It saves lives. Unfortunately, when it doesn’t fit properly, your body armor can also be the most uncomfortable part of your uniform. However, with the correct fit, your body armor will not only be more comfortable [...]

Fabric Choices: Which One is Right For You?

Today’s vast selection of polo styles and fabrics mean that comfort without compromise of function or safety is more than possible — it’s a reality. But what’s the difference between all of these polos? With all of the choices out there, it’s more difficult to decide which polo is right for you. It all comes down [...]

How do you want your coffee? Written by Bob Weisskopf from Law Enforcement Today!

How do you want your coffee? Police officers are some very colorful characters. Look around at your fellow officers. You have some of the most colorful people standing at roll call with you that you will ever meet. Perhaps these colorful people are drawn to the job or perhaps the job [...]

Beards?

Written By: Bob Weisskopf on behalf of Law Enforcement Today For most police departments in the US, the last hundred years have been a time without beards. Mustaches were allowed if trimmed down to a uniform standard. Haircut standards have had more flexibility than facial hair. In many departments, the only [...]

Fentanyl: Challenges as a First Responder & How to Protect Yourself

When you decide on a career as a first responder, be it police, fire, or medic, you understand the many dangers associated with this calling. Today there is a new danger to add to the list: Fentanyl. Fentanyl is a synthetic drug that is manufactured primarily in China and Mexico, and [...]

Plate Carrier Kits: 7 Reasons to Train with One TODAY

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: […]

Everybody Say Cheese: 10 Tips to a Successful Team Photo

Your team has trained and worked hard together to the point you are each other’s second family. It’s only natural to want a group photo to save for posterity, but sometimes no one wants to pay for a professional photographer. That means the job goes to the most photographically inclined person [...]

9 Tips to Make the Best of Working the Holidays

Working during the holidays is a fact of life with your profession. Holidays can include any special day: the big game, the season finale, the family milestone, etc. Even if you get the time off, a big event can result in you being recalled. While others get to spend time with [...]