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Watch out for these concealment socks


If your household is anything like mine, you’re presently being flooded with Holiday Gift Catalogs. The other day I got one from National Geographic — I must have bought something from them at some point, because they keep sending me stuff — and I noticed an item which I thought merited the attention of PoliceOne members.

Although the socks pictured at right are marketed to the world traveler who wants to have “peace of mind” about the security of their valuables while in “unfamiliar territory” — they have a “zippered pocket that securely hides your credit cards, cash, keys, and ID for pickpocket-free travel,” it reads — they could just as easily be used to conceal drugs, small edged weapons, or other contraband.

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