At a recent national conference of law enforcement instructors, the topic of baton use surfaced at one of the presentations. The instructor asked the audience if any of them, as instructors, had used a baton against an aggressor or assailant within the past year. To be fair, many of those instructors were currently on assignment at their respective academies and not on the streets, and thus would not have had the opportunity to use force. But of those who were street warriors, the answer was, astoundingly, zero...
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Fechheimer Brothers Company has been producing public safety apparel since 1842. This is a little longer than I've been in law enforcement, so I was introduced to its products the first time I walked into a uniform shop. I've always been impressed with the quality of Fechheimer's Flying Cross apparel, and I jumped at the chance to test the new Flying Cross Public Safety Jacket...
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