Archive for the 'Law Enforcement Gear' Category

While being a police officer is never an easy job, it could be a lot more difficult if officers are poorly-trained and ill-equipped. Fortunately, the recent decline in the number of American cops dying in the line of duty has been attributed to better law enforcement equipment. These findings have further highlighted the importance of [...]

Three Kinds of Law Enforcement Gear Used by Regular Citizens

Posted by digital on November 14th, 2012

One thing that allows our society to function is law enforcement. It is law enforcement that protects people from the malicious and dangerous actions of others. There are many tools that allow police officers, SWAT teams and FBI agents to do their jobs. What you may not know is you too can purchase some of [...]

Using Night Vision Equipment at Home

Posted by digital on October 15th, 2012

The need to see into the darkness prompted research into developing electronic night vision devices. The US Armed Forces are the leaders in the use of the technology. Night vision optics are designed to allow combat and reconnaissance to occur at night. Military operations at night used to be very limited or held off until [...]

Military Exercise Programs

Posted by digital on October 13th, 2012

There is no question that the military has a tried-and-true approach to boot camp fitness. The science behind the process has been in the making for decades, with the latest version only just recently allowing sneakers to be used instead of military boots and more focus on endurance than just strength. The above said, military [...]

Surveillance Equipment In Today’s World

Posted by digital on October 7th, 2012

One of the most amazing technologies that continue to make strides forward in the military today is surveillance. Surveillance and surveillance equipment has made constant strides forward since the 1950’s and 1960’s. In the last couple of decades have been some of the most significant changes. From the year 1990 to present day there have [...]

Six Essential Pieces of Survival Gear for an EMP

Posted by digital on September 11th, 2012

Survival gear has been in demand ever since the Cold War opened Americans’ eyes to their own vulnerability. The 1950s and ’60s saw national fear and hysteria over the possibility of a calculated nuclear strike on the United States. Life after the apocalypse, scientists and pundits predicted, would be cold, barren, and not worth living. [...]

There are at least 10 tips to remember when you design your own custom military gifts. Giving gifts to military personnel is slightly different than giving them to civilians. However, keeping the following tips in mind can help the donor save money, time, and effort, as well as ensure the gift will be well-received. 10 [...]

Since The Second World War, the United States government and branches of the military have been invested in educating veterans. In 1944 the first version of the G.I. bill emerged, which provided free or reduced tuition to colleges for returning soldiers. Today all four branches of military offer scholarships for graduating high school seniors to [...]

How To Join the U.S. Military as an Officer

Posted by digital on May 21st, 2012

Individuals who are interested in becoming a U.S. military officer must be physically fit to undergo training. They must also have a college degree to qualify for OCS and direct commissions.        

Law enforcement gear is what police officers use to take down dangerous criminals every day. However, what many regular citizens may not be aware of is that they too can own some of the same police equipment. Much of this equipment also has applications beyond law enforcement.