Your go-to source for expert tactical knowledge you can trust. All the information you need to choose and maintain gear, learn new skills and stay safe on assignment.
Best Guns for Home Defense
The best gun for home defense depends on two factors: what you’re comfortable using and what’s tactically advantageous.
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How to Choose Tactical Pants
We compiled everything you need to know about tactical pants, including fabric, fit, technology and CCW features.
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How to Choose Military Boots
Materials, branch requirements, compliance considerations & more — we cover it all in our guide on choosing military boots.
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Patrol Officer’s Checklist
Use this checklist to ensure you report for work with all assigned equipment.
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OCP Uniforms Buyer’s Guide
A comprehensive guide on how to meet regulation in the OCP combat uniform for the U.S. Army, Air Force and Space Force. We tell you what to wear and where to get it.
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How to Set Up a Police Duty Belt
In a job where every second makes a difference, you need to be sure your police duty belt is set up for maximum efficiency.
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How to Choose a Gun Holster
Choosing a holster is no easy task. From retention methods to material, we'll help you find the right one for your gun.
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APEL Eyewear Buyer's Guide
There is no official shopping resource for APEL regulation, so we compiled a comprehensive buyer's guide to better service soldiers.
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How to Train with a Plate Carrier
Plate carrier training is great for building endurance, strength and agility. We’ll cover everything you need to know to train the right way.
Skills107 others found this helpful
How To Roll Your OCP Uniform Sleeves (Camo Out)
This guide teaches you everything you need to know about rolling your OCP uniform sleeves while keeping the camouflage pattern visible.
Regulations, Skills39 others found this helpful
How to Tie a Shemagh
We outlined the traditional tying method of tying a shemagh because it provides excellent protection and it’s easy to learn.
Skills321 others found this helpful
Extended Cold Weather Clothing System
Designed to keep soldiers warm in the coldest, harshest environments, the Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (ECWCS) is a layer-based apparel framework worn by the U.S. Army.
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AK-47 vs. AR-15
The AR-15 has become the best-selling rifle in the U.S., while the AK-47 is one of the most widely recognized assault rifles on Earth.
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Basics of Body Armor
From adaptable protective vests to ballistic plate carriers, we covered the basics of understanding modern body armor.
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