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    Station Design

    Previewing the 2024 Station Design Conference

    May 20, 2024
    The 2024 Station Design Conference has a lot to offer attendees working toward building a new public safety facility.
    Photo: Forrest Bertomen

    Looking Back on SHOT Show 2024

    On the SHOT Show Media Day range, there were dozens of new guns available to shoot. Here's a look at some of them.
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    How to Catch A Criminal : Time and Progress Help Solve Case

    After decades, the family of a California court reporter stabbed 30 times in 1970 finally received the bittersweet answers to the questions surrounding her brutal murder thanks...
    Gaston County, North Carolina, EMS
    Tactical Medical

    Medics in the Line of Fire

    April 29, 2024
    OFFICER Magazine spoke to three agencies about the roles of their tactical medic teams.
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    Hiring & Promotion

    Rethink Law Enforcement Recruiting

    April 26, 2024
    Recruitment strategies and efforts for police and law enforcement agencies need to be closely scrutinized and adjusted to fit into today’s volatile job markets.

    More content from March/April 2024

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    Ballistic Shields

    OFFICER LABS BlueRidge Armor X7 Shield Review

    The OFFICER team tested this shield to and beyond published limits and it performed without flaw.
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    Station Design

    Nomination Period Open for 2024 OFFICER Station Design Awards

    April 22, 2024
    The call for entries is open for law enforcement facilities built after January 2020.
    Bicycles & Accessories

    Electric Bicycles on Patrol Continue to Evolve for Police Officers

    Although they've been around for some time, e-bikes have been growing quickly among law enforcement agencies, thanks largely for their unique versatility.
    Daniel Defense

    Two Unique Firearms From SHOT Show

    These new models stood out at the annual event in Las Vegas.
    Silver City Police Department

    Command Q&A: Lessons From a Small-Town Chief

    April 17, 2024
    Siler City, North Carolina, Police Chief Mike Wagner recently spoke with OFFICER Magazine about the challenges smaller agencies face when it comes to budgets and management.
    Lancaster Police Department

    In Uniform: The Role of Apparel in Recruitment and Retention

    April 16, 2024
    As part of these efforts to enhance recruitment and retention, departments are increasingly offering a broader selection of uniform apparel and gear options.
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    Infrared (IR) Technology


    The OFFICER team tested the Teledyne/FLIR SIRAS drone with favorable results.
    Frank Borelli/Officer Media Group
    Mounted Lights

    Are Weapon-Mounted Duty Lights Becoming Mandatory?

    Some job assignments require more hands than a human has, making mounted lights beneficial.

    Rocky S2V Predator Public Service Boot

    March 18, 2024
    The Rocky S2V Predator Public Service Boot is a high-quality black full-grain leather public service boot that wears comfortable even in the toughest of conditions. Made of flash...
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    Special Purpose Vehicles

    The Rook Armored Critical Incident Vehicle

    March 18, 2024
    The Rook Vehicle is custom designed and fabricated by Ring Power. Utilizing the powerful Cat® Compact Track Loader chassis with 98 gross HP engine, 14,030-pound operating weight...
    Firearm Mounts & Racks

    T-Rail Mounting Systems

    March 18, 2024
    Setina’s “T-Rail” Firearms Mounting Systems provide quick, easy access to your firearms or less than lethal guns. Our Advanced Modular Design accommodates most...

    M.S. in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership

    The M.S. in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership from the University of San Diego is designed and taught by experienced criminal justice and military leaders to help develop...
    Training Equipment

    TacTec Trainer Weight Vest

    March 18, 2024
    The TacTec Trainer Weight Vest from 5.11 is an innovative fitness accessory designed to help you push your limits and unleash your inner savage. Made from durable 600D polyester...

    PPC Breacher

    March 14, 2024
    The PPC Breacher from PepperBall offers a practical solution for officers in need of a dedicated glass breaking option. The high impact color offers several key advantages...

    Dejero's GateWay 3220

    March 14, 2024
    Dejero's GateWay 3220 is a compact mobile network aggregation device, supporting its customers’ critical communications at the edge. The ruggedized and fanless chassis, ...
    UAV / UAS

    Skydio X10

    March 14, 2024
    Including some of the best sensors for a drone this small, the Skydio X10 is piloted by the most advanced AI in the sky, giving law enforcement agencies the data they need, wherever...

    940 Pro Tactical

    March 14, 2024
    The 940 Pro Tactical 8-shot autoloading shotgun from Mossberg delivers ease of operation, reliability, adjustability and performance-driven features including optic-ready receiver...
    Training Simulators

    V-XR Headset

    March 14, 2024
    VirTra’s, V-XR headset, an extended reality solution, solution is a low-profile, lightweight system that can be instructor-led or almost entirely self-driven. V-XR technology...
    Forensic Lab Equipment

    Acid Storage Cabinet

    March 12, 2024
    The Acid Storage Cabinet from HEMCO Corp is specifically designed for the storage of corrosive chemicals and is available in 12”, 18”, 24”, 30”, 36&rdquo...
    TEKTO Knives
    Knives & Tools

    F3 Charlie Flipper Knife

    March 12, 2024
    Engineered for high-stakes tactical operations, the F3 Charlie from TEKTO Knives is a robust flipper knife that marries raw power and precision, while also being lightweight. ...
    JW Fishers Mfg. Inc.
    The JW Fisher's Pulse 8X underwater metal detector.

    Pulse 8X Metal Detector

    March 4, 2024
    With a 200 foot depth rated housing and a 6 foot maximum detection range, the Pulse 8X from JW Fishers is the company's top of the line detector. It's heavy duty construction ...
    Bicycles & Accessories

    QuietKat Patrol 10

    March 1, 2024
    The Patrol 10 eBike from QuietKat was developed to meet the rugged capability and high powered needs of modern-day law enforcement and government agencies around the world. The...
    Security & Surveillance

    Security Center SaaS

    Feb. 21, 2024
    Security Center SaaS from Genetec is a massively scalable, open, and unified software as a service solution (SaaS). Combining access control, video management, forensic search...
    Drug / Alcohol Enforcement

    CQL Narc-ID

    The handheld Rigaku CQL Narc-ID 1064 nm Raman analyzer provides presumptive identification of narcotics, precursor chemicals, and cutting agents - even in non-visible amounts....
    ASP Inc.


    Sept. 8, 2023
    The Matrix from ASP Inc. is a lightweight yet street tough tactical flashlight is built for all-purpose, all-weather high performance. The polymer exterior, mated to an aluminum...
    Boston Leather

    Garrison Belts by Boston Leather

    Jan. 5, 2021
    Garrison Belts by Boston Leather are consistent belts with uniform finishes. The belts are made from are made from 10-12 ounce, drum dyed full grain English Bridle leather...