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  • Hardwire: An Evolution in Soft Body Armor

    <p>In a perfect world, armor would stop every bullet and weigh nothing. In today’s world, the soft body armor that stops bullets is heavy, bulky, and uncomfortable for the officer who needs to wear it every day. Armor saves lives, but it also adds the burden of weight and extra profile to SWAT, tactical and &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/hardwire-evolution-soft-body-armor/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Hardwire: An Evolution in Soft Body Armor</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Memorial Day: Remembering Those Who Have Fallen

    <p>Today we honor and celebrate the courageous men and women who fought for our country, freedom and liberties and have fallen in the line of duty. As we pause as a nation and reflect on these selfless individuals who gave the ultimate sacrifice, we also remember those who are still with us. This Memorial Day, &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/safariland-hq/memorial-day-remembering-fallen/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Memorial Day: Remembering Those Who Have Fallen</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Pros Know: 8 Step-by-Step Handgun Cleaning Tips

    <p>Finding time to clean your firearm can be a challenge, but there are two main reasons why you should make time, according to Adam Avitabile, Safariland&#8217;s Category Director for Firearm Accessories. “You want to make sure your firearm works, and to make sure the bullet goes where you intend it to.” For example, debris that &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/resource-portal/pros-know-8-step-step-handgun-cleaning-tips/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Pros Know: 8 Step-by-Step Handgun Cleaning Tips</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • DEHP: Gear Review

    <p>TCI™ is a Safariland brand that offers communications solutions and has a longstanding reputation for its commitment to customer service. That&#8217;s why we got pretty excited by this letter from Bill Rogers, and wanted to share it with you. Dear TCI, We just finished our 2015 season at the Rogers Shooting School in Ellijay, Georgia. &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/resource-portal/dehp-gear-review/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">DEHP: Gear Review</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Team Safariland: Scott Carnahan

    <p>O Captain! My Captain! What makes a great competitor? Are some people just born that way? If anyone’s got the racing gene, it has to be Scott Carnahan, Safariland’s Team Captain and VP of our Duty Gear Category. Carnahan has competed at a professional or elite level in so many sports it’s hard to believe &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/safariland-hq/team-safariland-scott-carnahan/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Team Safariland: Scott Carnahan</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • K9 Officer

    <p>Muncie police officer Chris Wells’ partner is not going to defend him with a firearm. If Wells is fighting a criminal, Carlos may use his teeth to assist. Carlos is a Belgian Malinois canine that has been by Wells’ side since 2011. The K9 Officer Wells is one of only a few thousand police officers &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/safariland-hq/k9-officer/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">K9 Officer</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Inside Safariland: The Ballistics Lab

    <p>When an officer is on duty, there is no room for doubt about whether their bullet-resistant vest is going to protect them. They need to have confidence that their armor will perform as expected. They need to know that after every shift, they get to go home to their families. At Safariland, our mission is &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/safariland-hq/inside-safariland-ballistics-lab/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Inside Safariland: The Ballistics Lab</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Safariland® Expedition: Meet Pete

    <p>Summer just got a whole lot hotter. This year we are proud to introduce the Safariland® Expedition Multi-Gun match, a four-day competition Jun 22-25, at the Pro Gun Club just outside of Las Vegas. Safariland Expedition Multi-Gun introduces a brand new format with two guns per stage, rifle shots under 100 yards, minimal shotgun loading, &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/safariland-expedition-meet-pete/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Safariland® Expedition: Meet Pete</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Hatch S7 Sling Pack

    <p>Have you ever been in a rush and had to go hunting around for critical gear? In law enforcement, seconds saved can mean lives saved. That’s why HATCH® designed the S7 Sling Pack specifically for police officers, to help organize everything needed for an emergency situation in one convenient place. The pack has multiple pockets &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/hatch-s7-sling-pack/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Hatch S7 Sling Pack</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • LE5 Lite body-worn camera program

    <p>Tell the story. In the heat of the moment, officers make split-second decisions. Afterwards, evidence is gathered to tell the story. The LE5 LITE™ body-worn camera tells the officer’s story: what is heard and what is seen in an incident, from their perspective. The LE5 LITE digital evidence management solution ensures evidence is managed and &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/safariland-hq/le5-lite-body-worn-camera-program/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">LE5 Lite body-worn camera program</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • RDS: Keeping the Future in Sight

    <p>Keeping the Future in Sight: Safariland Holsters Integrate RDS The use of Red Dot Sights (RDS) on handguns has taken off in the last couple years. What initially appeared to be a niche market is now proving to be a trend, as significant numbers of handgun owners shift away from traditional iron sights, to red &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/rds-keeping-future-sight/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">RDS: Keeping the Future in Sight</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • FirstSpear Changes The Game

    <p>Radical changes are happening to closure systems and modular pocket technology for tactical vests and armor carriers. We&#8217;re not talking tweaks, but a complete re-envisioning, and FirstSpear® technologies are leading the industry disruption. Imagine using a ballistic vest closure system that self-cleans. One that makes a quiet click instead of the teeth-clenching rrrriiip of traditional &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/in-the-spotlight/firstspear-changes-the-game/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">FirstSpear Changes The Game</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • RDS: Gear Review

    <p>Donnie Myers is the owner of 295 Tactical, a private tactical training company. He was a police officer for 12 years for the City of Springfield, and was involved in over 100 crisis entries during his three years on the SWAT Team, and two years on INET (Inter Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team). In our RDS: &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/resource-portal/rds-gear-review/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">RDS: Gear Review</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Team Safariland: Bobby McGee

    <p>When You Only Have One Shot “There’s no room for error, you have to be perfect,” says Bobby McGee, about the absolute precision required in archery. And to be perfect, he practices relentlessly. The mantra has taken McGee far in life. A U.S. Army Veteran, McGee is one of the best all-round multi-discipline competitive shooters, &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/safariland-hq/team-safariland-bobby-mcgee/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Team Safariland: Bobby McGee</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Surefire XC1 Ultra-Compact LED Light

    <p>Don&#8217;t get left in the dark. To aim, you need to see. The Safariland® 7TS™ series holsters now accommodate the Surefire’s XC1 Ultra-Compact LED handgun light. At 200 lumens, the XC1 throws a broad MaxVision Beam™, to illuminate and identify threats at close range. 7TS holsters with XC1 compatible fits are currently available for the &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/safariland-hq/surefire-xc1-ultra-compact-led-light/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Surefire XC1 Ultra-Compact LED Light</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more

  • Officer Sweeney is Living Proof

    <p>“Britt’s phenomenal. She’s an absolute warrior,” says Ed Hinchey, Safariland SAVES Club® Manager. Officer Britt Sweeney, of the Seattle PD, is SAVE #1704. Officer Sweeney was only on her second day with her training officer when she was involved in a critical incident. She had just completed a traffic stop. Her training officer, Tim Brenton, &hellip; <a href="http://blog.safariland.com/safariland-hq/officer-sweeney-living-proof/" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Officer Sweeney is Living Proof</span> <span class="meta-nav">&rarr;</span></a></p> Read more