Top 5 Tactical Gear Items For Law Enforcement

There is no doubt that our police, SWAT, and other law enforcement agencies are constantly put in harms way on a daily basis. This is why it is critical that all safety personnel be equipped with the right tactical gear. While there are several items that law enforcement will want to make sure they possess, below is a list of the top 5 tactical gear items that are a must.

First on the list is a quality tactical boot. When most people think of tactical boots they think « heavy ». This is just the opposite of what you want. A good, quality tactical boot will be light and have almost a runner’s feel. Law enforcement have to be ready to sprint at all times and can’t be held back by a heavy boot, even one with a composite safety toe. Also, your boots should be waterproof and ideally bloodborne pathogen resistant. For easy access you may want to purchase a tactical boot with a side zip and always get a boot that has at least one compartment for a tactical knife or other pertinent gear.

That brings me to my second item; tactical knives. Choose from a fixed blade or folding blade but whatever you choose make sure you have one on your person. The need will arise often for a knife in both tactical and non tactical situations. For extremely quick access you may want to get a knife that includes a breakaway neck chain.

Third, is a back-up belt system kit. In law enforcement you will need all of the following pouches: A cuff pouch, a gun holster, baton pouch, Mace/flashlight pouch and a double magazine pouch. All of these pouches are essential to your everyday routine and safety.

Fourth, is the TDU belt in which to carry all of these items. Don’t just go with any belt. You need an Operators belt that can be used for things other than keeping your pants up or carrying your pouches. While all that is extremely important and you need a good holster belt make sure that your belt is made with super strong nylon mesh material in case you come across the need to use it has an emergency/rescue piece of equipment.

Lastly, is the gun holster itself. In the line of duty you must be safe and fast. While there are many to choose from, I believe those activated by the thumb are the safest and fastest. Choose one that also has the removable Chop Block feature as this prevents others from removing your gun during a weapon retention struggle.

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3 Essential Tactical Gear To Have For Long Paint Ball Sessions

I not only use tactical gear for paintball games, I also use them when I travel or go on adventure hikes. Believe me when I tell you that they can sure take a beating. Tactical gear is not only used by the military. It is also used by the police and other law enforcement agencies.

Reliable and tough law enforcement gear is crucial in helping ensure that missions go as planned, lives of officers and civilians are not put at risk and overall ownership cost is kept to a minimum. For this to happen, law enforcement gear and similar tactical gear are made to very demanding requirements. This would explain why law enforcement gear and other such equipment cost higher than the usual gear we find on the shelves.

Granted, for normal paintball sessions, tactical equipment might be considered overkill. However, for those who take part in long play or overnight paintball games, this type of gear might be just what the doctor ordered. They are tough, last a really long time and is quite easy to maintain.

Tactical Holsters and Slings
If you are going to carrying around a couple of paintball markers for 10 to 12 hours, including food and paintball ammo, it would probably be a good idea to have a holster and sling for your paintball markers.

Most tactical holsters and slings are fully adjustable and are designed to fit most markers. You can choose from different type of tactical holsters and tactical slings. Some may prefer drop leg holsters and some might prefer shoulder holsters. Even for shoulder holsters, you have the choice of vertical holsters or horizontal holsters.

For slings, you can select from adjustable 2 point and 3 point slings. Personally, I prefer padded 3 point slings. Some prefer non-padded slings because they are easier to dry when they get wet.

Backpack With Hydration System
For long paintball sessions, a good tactical backpack with a hydration system on board is a must. The backpack should contain lots of storage space to carry paintball refills, sustenance, and a first aid kit. If your paintball session is going to last through the night, you might want to ensure you can stack a sleeping bag somewhere on the backpack.

Although some military backpacks come with a laptop pouch which you can stack at the top of the backpack, I do not recommend you bring a laptop along. I am sure you can go without Facebook for 12 hours or so without any withdrawal symptom showing.

When getting a backpack, make sure you get one that suits your size. Getting one that is too big might make it hard for you to maneuver and cause you to easily lose your balance.

Tactical World Store is a company specializing in selling professional tactical gear. We dedicated to provide the highest quality tactical gear and supply for law enforcement, military, security, fire, EMS, postal, public transportation. Mainly including Military Tactical Boots, Tactical Clothing, Tactical Backpack, Tactical Pants, Tactical Flashlights and more. Shop an extensive selection of tactical supplies and brands, competitive prices, 24/7 responsive customer service, fast deliveries.