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Product-Newsletter-August-2007

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Product Newsletter
August 2007
Human effects testing:
An Electronic Control Device comparison


Electronic Control Devices (ECDs) have changed the way law enforcement first responders have used intermediate force in the last decade. Over the last two years competitors have been emerging, hoping to enter this niche. The new competitors offer fresh ideas ... Full Article
Featured Firearm of the Month
M14 Enhanced Battle Rifle
PF-9 From Kel-Tec

Selected by
Ralph Mroz
POSA Training Director

Sponsored by E.A.R., Inc.

The new "E.A.R. Advantage" features two adjustment controls on the faceplate that gives users the ability to control the sound quality to his/her liking. This adjustment personalizes the hearing protector to the individual but will not change the overall protective aspects of the plug. Meaning, you get to hear surrounding sounds at amplified levels, but when necessary, the plug will capture louder sounds and limit exposure to their intense levels.




Cutting through the hype about knives


This is the golden age of knives. Every police officer seems to carry one (we think they should), and the cop magazines a full of ads for them — something we didn’t see twenty years ago. There are hundreds of knives targeted at public safety professionals from dozens of companies each loudly proclaiming that it’s "ideal" for you in the constabulary profession. Each touts its "new, perfect" steel ... Full Article

Visit the Knives product category on PoliceOne

Products in the News

Redesigning police cruisers: It's an art in R.I.



PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Providence, R.I. police will soon be driving in style, thanks to the ingenuity of a local art student, who redesigned the inside of a police cruiser to make it more user-friendly and efficient than a standard squad car ... Full Article

Also in the News:

Border Patrol chooses rugged style to reflect the job

Web of deadly Colo. gang unraveled with help from wiretap

Mass. community's $500,000 disaster command center opens

Sponsored by Safety Vision

Safety Vision’s PatrolRecorder™ series mobile digital video recorders (MDVRs) are specifically tailored to your law enforcement needs, this rugged and reliable standalone digital system is capable of full-cycle data recording, data processing, and data transfer. Recording can begin automatically upon activation of vehicle or other user-defined events so it’s ready to go when you are.


PoliceOne Product Tips

Remembering your secured weapon
Using your MDT at night


Once at booking, I take my cruiser key/ring and slide it over my portable radio antenna. When I secure my weapons in the lock box in the sallyport, I also place the locker key on the portable radio antenna.

Now I have to remove the lock box key first to get to my cruiser key, thus reminding me to retrieve my weapons ... Read tip

Visit the PoliceOne Radios page

Read all PoliceOne Officer Safety tips


When writing that report or making inquiries on your MDT (Mobile Data Terminal) as you are seated in your patrol car at night, be cognizant of your location.

I have had conversations with officers who work the night shift and they related stories to me of individuals who walked up to their cruiser while they were on the computer, startling them. If you must use the computer, park in a well lit area so that you can see approaching persons ... Read tip

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Featured Products




Tacsight S2 Camera
from Bullard TacSight
SA-4 PepperBall System
from Pepperball Technologies, Inc.




CG Lock
from Lap Belt Cinch, Inc.
M-Scope
from Fisher Research Labs
VS Series Console
from Havis-Shields
SN-12
from U.S. Optics, Inc.

Special Deals
Special Discount for PoliceOne Members on the New Paulson ES-1

The Paulson EarShield ES-1 introductory price, only for September, is $79.99 with UPS ground free delivery. In addition, PoliceOne members will get a special discount when calling in. Be sure to use special code Policeone47206 for a $5.00 discount when calling 1-800-542-2451 to order.

25% Off All M777 Keyboards From StacoSwitch

Use Coupon Code: M777POL001 and receive a 25% discount instantly on all M777 Keyboards from StacoSwitch. Key features of the M777 include, NEMA 4x Certified (waterproof), back lighting (night visible), built-in FSR mouse pointer and military grade reliability.

Discounts on ActiveDogs Products for PoliceOne Members
ActiveDogs is now offering a 10% discount on all products for PoliceOne members. Call 877-302-1541 and mention PoliceOne or enter POLICEONE when purchasing at www.activedogs.com to receive your discount.
Closeout Special on the EP Lapel Microphone from Tactical Earphone Connect
The EP-LM Series provides a soft, flexible earhook with a rotating speaker which affixes to either ear. The condenser microphone provides a push-to-talk button. The microphone can easily be attached to the lapel by way of the rotating clip.
Women's Magnum Stealth Boot On Sale From DGG Taser
While supplies last the Women’s Magnum Stealth Boot is on sale for $29.99! The Stealth is leather with an 1150 denier nylon upper compression, a molded Eva midsole and a lightweight heel stabilizer board. Perfect for any conditions, this boot also includes a Cabrelle moisture wicking lining, a comfort contoured sockliner and a Bluecher lace system.

Product Notes

EFJohnson Radios Offer Rugged Ergonomic Design, Crisp Audio and Innovative Features
An EFJohnson subsidiary has introduced the ES series of Project 25 compliant portable radios. The ES Series provides public safety users with a Project 25 radio that is feature rich, rugged, and reliable. Learn More...

Gamber-Johnson Offers New Universal Seatmount
Gamber-Johnson announces the release of their Universal NotePad™ IV/XL with Seatmount. Utilizing the passenger seat to firmly secure the base into the vehicle, Gamber-Johnson has designed the patent-pending universal Seatmount for mounting in any vehicle. The universal Seatmount was also designed to maximize user comfort. The articulating arm assembly allows the user to tilt, swivel, pull out and rotate the equipment 360 degrees. Learn More...

Rock River Arms, Inc® Launches LAR-15 Rifles Chambered in 6.8 SPC
Rock River Arms has answered customer demand by producing the LAR-15 rifle chamber for the 6.8 SPC cartridge.  Rifles initially offered in this caliber will be the TASC Rifle, Tactical CAR A4, Elite CAR A4, Tactical CAR UTE2, Elite CAR UTE2, CAR A2, CAR A4, Mid-Length A2 and the Mid-Length A4.  They will maintain the same high quality features that Rock River Arms builds into every firearm they manufacture. Learn More...

The Decatur Scout: New Power for Radar
What happens when your radar batteries fail just after midnight?  When, miles from the station, you realize you forgot the proprietary batteries for your gun? The new Decatur Scout runs on rechargeable AA batteries. Charge it in the car or office, then run cordless. Because AA's are available anywhere, you never go without power. NiMH batteries hold a charge, without a memory like old rechargeables. Learn More...

GETAC P470 is the first Rugged Notebook of the Getac Notebook Family
Powered by Intel® Centrino® Mobile Technology, Core™ 2 Duo processor and a dedicated graphics processor you can have the best wireless access and performance in various applications. WLAN can be instantly switched to a built-in 3G communication solution to maintain accessibility to networks without adding any extension modules. In the tough environments security always matters, the P470 has a built-in TPM 1.2 module, fingerprint scanner and Smart Card reader to provide additional 3 layers of excellent protection for valuable data. Learn More...

New Streamlight Sidewinder™ Tactical LED Light Offers Unmatched Versatility

Designed to give law enforcement personnel the most versatile hands-free tactical light possible, the new Sidewinder™ from Streamlight® packs 20 functions, four selectable LED light colors and intensity levels, plus strobe, and an innovative articulating light head into one compact, lightweight and waterproof package. Learn More...


Press Releases

New Strategic Business Plan Offers Contra Costa County Shared Training Center Opportunity
[Interact Business Group]

Segway Announces John Wayne Airport Purchase of Segway® Personal Transporters

[Segway]

Dos Palos Police Department Saves Time and Money with Presynct Technologies
[Presynct Technologies]

Danner Celebrates 75 Years of Footwear Innovation
[Danner Footwear]


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