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Is “Tactical” Overworked?

Is “Tactical” Overworked?

Is there anyone besides me who thinks we may have reached the point where...

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Excelsa Titanium Framelock

Excelsa Titanium Framelock

In the July 2013 issue we showed you Maxpedition’s first folding knife, the...

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Magna-Tip Super-Set Drivers

Magna-Tip Super-Set Drivers

Just look around at all the gear you carry on your belt and in your cruiser,...

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PT-ONE & PT-2 Sports Concealmen...

PT-ONE & PT-2 Sports Concealment Holsters

When the ice finally thaws and summer arrives you can get back to running,...

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Firearms Cleaner, Lubes & Prote...

Firearms Cleaner, Lubes & Protectant

My outfit has been carrying out a methodical, documented evaluation of firearm...

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Lights Fantastic?

Lights Fantastic?

One of the big problems with the LE industry — and it is an industry, with...

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Are We Misusing SWAT?

Are We Misusing SWAT?

In his article “Rise of the Warrior Cop” (Wall Street Journal, July 22,...

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Are Specialized Units… Special...

Are Specialized Units… Special?

During my career I was assigned to several specialized units. Sometimes on...

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Setting Realistic Expectations

Setting Realistic Expectations

The supervisor of a vice/narcotics unit from a medium-size municipal law...

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Workstar 320 Pocket Floodlight

Workstar 320  Pocket Floodlight

Penlights can be incredibly useful, but they’re typically limited in power...

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TS Cargo Pocket Holster

TS Cargo Pocket Holster

I’ve found a few good pocket holsters for trousers and jackets, but never a...

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Gun Magnet

Gun Magnet

For concealing a handgun in your home, garage, car or boat, few methods can...

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Heated Insoles

Heated Insoles

If you’re tired of frozen toes or screwing around with chemical heat packs...

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A Profession? Or Entitlement Job? Pa...

A Profession? Or Entitlement Job? Part 2

Last month, we discussed the entitlement mentality within our profession. Now...