2014 Safariland Press Releases
July 15, 2014
Safariland/Kona Patrol Bike Selected by Los Angeles Area Law Enforcement Agency
Safariland announced today the recent sale of Safariland®/Kona 29er patrol bikes to replace a Los Angeles area law enforcement agency’s current fleet of patrol bikes. After much consideration and the opportunity to test the 29er bike, the agency selected the Safariland/Kona 29er as the most suitable patrol bike for their rigorous daily operational needs.
July 09, 2014
Local Employer Provides Community with Safe Work Environment
Defense Technology, a significant employer in the Casper area since 1992, continues to provide a safe work environment for its associates after being named as one of America’s Safest Companies by EHS Today under its parent company - The Safariland Group. Collaboratively with its partnered brands in The Safariland Group, Defense Technology has proven itself as a safe manufacturing site with comprehensive training programs and controlled material handling regulations.
June 19, 2014
Team Safariland’s Voigt and Reese Make a Great Showing at the MGM Ironman 3 Gun Tournament with ELS Competition Belt Systems
Safariland congratulates Team Safariland members Mike Voigt and Maggie Reese for their sound performance at the MGM Ironman 3 Gun Tournament June 8 - 14 in Parma, Idaho. Both using their ELS (Equipment Locking System) Competition Belt System in the Open Division, Voigt took the High Senior title and second place overall, while Maggie was able to clench High Ladies. This match is one of the toughest and most physically challenging tournaments with each stage requiring more than 100 rounds and the use of three guns, if not four.
June 18, 2014
Bianchi Meets Agency Requirements for Leather Equipment With Affordable PatrolTek Leather Duty Gear
Bianchi announced today that it has released a new line of leather duty gear under its popular PatrolTek™ brand. This line of leather duty gear equipment for uniformed police officers includes a wide selection of pouches and belts to meet agencies’ demanding requirements. Similar to the traditional quality and construction of Bianchi’s leather duty gear models from years ago, this new line has both the quality and dependability of Bianchi Gunleather®, combined with the value of Bianchi PatrolTek nylon products. Now, with a total of 15 models available, all of the essential duty gear an officer needs can be found at a reasonable price.
April 28, 2014
New Hatch® Gloves Provide Touchscreen Capability While Protecting User
Hatch® announces today the availability of its newest series of duty glove models with touchscreen capability, following a successful debut at the 2014 Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Tradeshow (SHO T show) in Las Vegas, NV. Unlike other gloves on the market with stitched-on excess material to provide touchscreen capability, Hatch has integrated ATS™ (Advanced Touchscreen System) technology within the material, creating a seamless design for improved tactility and dexterity.
April 28, 2014
Safariland Introduces Springfield XD Fits to its GLS Holster Series
ONTARIO, California – Safariland® announces today the release of two new fits to its GLS™ (Grip Locking System) holster line. Introduced earlier this year, GLS models continue to grow in popularity and all models are now available for the Springfield Armory XD 4" Service and the XD(M) model handguns. The GLS series combines security and an intuitive draw in a compact design with its patent-pending retention device which is disengaged only by drawing the handgun with a proper shooting grip.
March 25, 2014
Bobby McGee Wins Puerto Rico IDPA National Championship with Safariland Range Series
Safariland congratulates team member Bobby McGee for winning the Stock Service Revolver (SSR) Division at the 2014 Puerto Rico IDPA Nationals held at the RL Shooting Club in Caguas, Puerto Rico. McGee competed with the Safariland® Range Series - a line designed with IDPA sports in mind - wearing the Model 332 Range Belt and the Model 5187 Open Top Concealment Belt Holster for the S&W 686 revolver he used.
March 05, 2014
Mustang Survival Survey Contest for a Chance to Win Free Personal Flotation Device
Mustang Survival® announced the launch of an opportunity to provide product input for its 2015 product line and a chance to win a new Personal Flotation Device (PFD). Mustang Survival, the leading supplier of quality flotation and personal protective equipment, is seeking boaters and fisherman to provide their feedback on how they are spending their time on the water and what colors most appeal to them. A new inflatable PFD will be given away to three lucky contributors.