The realm of Law Enforcement and the gear that comes with it is no secret to those of us in the profession.
Neither is it a secret that officers range from the barely prepared... to the over-the-top-gear-whore.
I have been in this career for over 20 years and just like the Farmers Insurance commercials say; I know a thing or two because I’ve seen a thing or two. Over the years I have come to realize that everyone has their own sense of how prepared they should be for patrol. I know that I certainly have my own thoughts. And those thoughts may not match everyone or anyone else’s. Just because you have all the gear and gadgets in the world does not mean that you are prepared for the job.
There are simple ways to make sure that you are prepared for your shift in order to be the best officer you can be for yourself,...