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[...] to the countless departments that have entered the NAUMD Best Dressed Law Enforcement Awards throughout its 30-year life, and to the program's sponsor, the National Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD), uniforms have a greater meaning and purpose. Winner Under 100 Officers Wyoming, MI, Police Department Nye Uniform Company www.nyeuniform.com The Wyoming Police Department encourages excellence in appearance through a quarterly cleaning allowance, monthly inspect...
Federal Regulations According to the new federal regulation published by the Federal Highway Administration, all workers within the right-of-way of a Federal-aid Highway who are exposed to traffic or construction equipment in the work area shall wear high-visibility safety apparel that meets the Performance Class 2 or 3 requirements of the American National Standard for High Visibility Apparel. For cold weather, officers need garments made with warm, lightweight and comfortable insulation, s...
Local Florida law enforcement agencies that make up the Regional Domestic Security Task Force SWAT teams received their 675 new Tactix MT94(TM) protective ensembles thanks to a grant from the Department of Homeland Security and Lion Apparel. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement facilitated the distribution of ensembles for the regional teams composed of county sheriff's offices and police departments.
The resulting cardiac arrhythmia and changes in heart rate, blood pressure and respiratory rate result in metabolic acidosis, a genuine medical emergency. Recent criticism of human studies with the TASER included that the subjects were in above average physical shape, starting at a condition of rest, with normal body temperatures and heart rate, sober, and only given a single 5-second TASER application.
The 650 nm laser is eye safe, but a white light is probably a better tactical solution on this device. The Jet Protector® JPX has an MSRP of $360 with plain sights and $480 with the integral laser sight The initial cost of the Jet Protector may discourage some administrators, but the increased range, ability to be more target-specific and the ability to address multiple targets within seconds are very strong selling points.
The uniforms were typical of the era: light blue cotton shirts with military creases, dark blue pants, and black oxfords. The past decade has seen a huge change in the uniforms for law enforcement; cargo pants, utility uniforms, bloused jump boots, nylon gear, baseball hats.
LIVERMORE, CA-In partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Sandia National Laboratories is designing and deploying a pilot alert and warning system that will provide a robust, multi-faceted path to ensure effective public communications during a federal, state, or local emergency.
The material, in usable nonwoven sheet and yarn formats, is extremely lightweight and strong, efficiently conducts both electricity and heat, and could be the key to realizing significant functional performance benefits in defense and aerospace applications ranging from body armor to structural composites, as well as commercial energy storage and electronics thermal management.
While gunshot location systems can use one of several sensing technologies to detect and locate the source of the gunfire, acoustic sensors are most often used in law enforcement applications. The wireless, portable, IP-based system, allows access and monitoring by dispatchers at police stations, by officers in patrol cars, from aircraft, and via handheld devices. A digital video recorder archives on electronic media for longer storage for forensic investigation or as court evidence.
Moderated by Glenn Bischoff, editor of Mobile Radio Technology Magazine, the panel was composed of Tom Tolman, program manager, Public Safety Communications Technology, NIJ / NLECTC-RM at the University of Denver Research Institute; John Powell, chairman, Interoperability Committee, National Public Safety Telecommunications Council; David Jones, past president of NENA; and Ron Haraseth, director, APCO Automated Frequency Coordination, APCO International. Additional panelists included Chuck J...
ILEETA is taking an active role with The "ILEETA Trinity of Dedication," which is an important way of dedicating the association's focus by honoring the sacrifices of those officers who gave their lives and by preventing the deaths of additional officers through professional law enforcement instructor training. The Trinity activities are "The ILEETA Cup" shooting competition (featuring both live fire and firearms simulators, open only to ILEETA members), which was sponsored by Meggitt Defens...
The astute captain will guide and nurture positive interactions between department personnel in order to reduce negative expectations going in to achieve desirable results coming out. The result, of course, with negative self-fulfilling prophecies in the works from the captain, the sergeant, and the grievant is an abysmally failed interaction and lost opportunities for meaningful, productive interdepartmental relationships.
The latest tool in PepperBalFs non-lethal armory, the FlashLauncher is an option for a wide variety of law enforcement tasks: knifewielding standoffs and similar contact weapon barricades, controlling uncooperative or combative suspects, crowd control and civil disorder, cell extraction, domestic violence and suicide-by-cop scenarios. (This does not count the peripheral light thrown off by the LED emitter.) Battery Power The flashlight can be powered by either a nickel metal hydride (NiMH) r...
While this is a competition among tactical glove manufacturers, it cannot go without saying that all of the gloves rated in this wear test are far superior to a standard work glove. Other categories included puncture and cut resistance, workmanship, basic design of the glove, and specific features like palm padding, knuckle padding, flame resistance, and quality of materials. A Kevlar fabric shell provides cut resistance and flash protection to 800 deg F. Other features include: an elastici...
In 2006, Woolrich exploded in the arena of tactical clothing aimed at iw enforcement, military, and secuty contractors with its Elite Series clothing line. The wallet pocket put the wallet where the average American male carries it, on his gluteus maximus. The waist layout in conjunction with a decent quality leather belt or rigger belt gave the support for a variety of concealed carry methods (inside the waistband, paddleback, or belt slide holsters).
[...] the military updated to the extreme cold weather system into various generations, and many SWAT teams followed suit. Without going over each level, the system goes from Level 1 (silk weight crew T-shirt and boxers) to Level 7 (a lightweight loft-insulated jacket, vest and pants for extreme weather). The first day the boots were worn on duty, we had to conduct a search of a wooded area for a suspect, and the boot provided solid footing with the open lug sole.
Criminal acts are increasingly captured on analog video tape and in digital formats from closed-circuit television systems, cell phone cameras and other forms of security and surveillance equipment. VideoFOCUS can import an extensive range of digital video recorder file types including .MPQ .WMF and .ASF; and can export as .MOV, .AVI and .WMF, for viewing through QuickTime, Windows Media Player and other popular video players.
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