The 2014 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) show, held in Orlando, Fla., was a showcase for cutting-edge technology for law enforcement. Ranging from new guns and vehicles to equipment and technology, this was the place to find the newest and greatest in products for the law enforcement community.
Read on to see some of most interesting law enforcement guns and gear from the show.
AquaBotix HydroView PRO SLE
Configured to meet the demands of security and LE groups, the HydroView PRO SLE offers users a submersible system that can provide users with observation and recovery capabilities. Available options include a manipulator arm, an external camera, a search sonar and a nitrate sensor.
For more information, visit aquabotix.com.
AV Inc. Qube UAS
Featuring the rugged durability and capabilities of its military-grade designs, but intended for LEOs, the Qube UAS features simplified control systems and a compact design that can fit in the trunk of a car. It has vertical takeoff capabilities, can provide high-resolution images and video, and features a 40-minute flight capability. It measures a scant 36 inches long and weighs in at 5.5 pounds.
For more information, visit avinc.com.
Black Creek Precision Breacher
Offering ultra-compact power, the Black Creek Precision “Breacher” is built around either a Remington 870- or Mossberg 500-based shotgun system. The 3-inch-chambered weapon has a 2+1 capacity of 3-inch shells or a 3+1 capacity of 2¾-inch shells.
For more information, visit blackcreekprecision.com.
BRP Sea-Doo SAR
The Sea-Doo SAR (search and rescue) watercraft is designed to excel in trying environments. It is ideal for swift water, surf and flood rescue roles, and is also suited for evacuation and interception roles. The unit weighs in at 650 pounds and features a heavy-duty front bumper and dual running boards.
For more information, visit brp.com.
Chevrolet 2015 Caprice
Bringing 6-liter V8 power to the streets, the 2015 Caprice from Chevrolet offers LEOs a top-tier cruiser ready for duty. The Caprice features 112 cubic feet of interior volume, with a 17.4-cubic-foot trunk (with a full-size spare tire) for extra storage. The cruiser sports a rearview camera system and eight airbags for safety. A 3.6-liter V6 engine is also available.
For more information, visit gmfleet.com/police.
Tentatively named the “Champ,” this new holster was on display at the 2014 IACP show. The holster is made from molded Kydex and offers either paddle or belt loop carry. It is completely ambidextrous and will be available for several Glock variants as well as Smith & Wesson J-frames and the Shield pistol.
For more information, keep an eye out on desantisholster.com.
Fury Tactical Batons
The Fury line of expandable tactical batons offers LEOs a compact and powerful impact weapon system for their duty belt. Affordably priced and rock solid in design, the batons feature rubber “Power Grip” handles for extreme control and performance.
For more information, visit joy-247.com.
Hogue LE Laser System
New from Hogue is the LE (laser equipped) handgun grip system. The grip-integrated laser system features a programmable, three-mode laser unit. The system features a dual-battery design with both batteries located in the left-side grip panel to allow users to swap out batteries without affecting the zeroing of the laser unit on the right grip panel.
For more information, visit getgrip.com.
The LiveSky from HoverFly is an unmanned aerial vehicle that features a power-tethered system for unlimited flight time. Featuring push-button control for simplicity, the LiveSky can also be controlled by a tablet or laptop computer. The system can be powered up and flying within one minute, and offers live-streaming high-definition video.
For more information, visit hoverflytech.com.
Lund Industries LGV-1636
The LGV-1636 (locking gun vault) from Lund Industries offers officers a safe and solid system for securing equipment such as handguns and long guns. The case is manufactured from aluminum and measures 36 by 16 by 7 inches.
For more information, visit lund-industries.com.
Milo Range Theater
Designed to offer a fully immersive training environment, the Milo Range Theater is interactive from all directions. It allows training for multiple threats and applications of proper tactics simultaneously. It offers 90-, 180- and 300-degree configurations and is operated by a single instructor using either a touchscreen monitor or a wireless tablet.
For more information, visit milorange.com.
Reveal Media RS2-X2
Intended for LEO use, the RS2-X2 offers users a compact and capable vody camera system. Unique to the design is its on-board playback and suspect-facing display. The camera can be adjusted horizontally and vertically, and the system can be used on the body, in a car or as a standalone unit. It also features a “stealth mode” that allows recording without screen or lights.
For more information, visit revealmedia.com.
Offering LEOs an affordable, direct-gas-impingement-system AR, the new Ruger AR-556 delivers top-tier performance and budget-friendly pricing. The carbine-sized 5.56mm firearm features a carbine-length gas system and collapsible buttstock, a flip-up rear sight and a bayonet-lug-equipped front sight base.
For more information, visit ruger.com.
Street Force Rapid Deployment Gear
Street Force Rapid Deployment Gear is designed to offer LEOs gear storage systems that offer immediate and fluid access to tools and gear in a flash. These sleek designs with no side seams have snag-free interiors and pop-up, spring-loaded flaps for lightning-fast presentations.
For more information, visit streetforcegear.com.
Troy M5-SD 9mm
The M5-SD submachine gun offers LEOs compact CQB power. The weapon weighs in at 6.44 pounds and measures a short 27.5 inches with the stock collapsed. It is fed from a 32-round magazine and sports a Troy BattleAx stock system.
For more information, visit troydefense.com.
Yardarm Firearm Telematics
The Yardarm Sensor is a wireless sensor designed to fit into the grip cavity of Glock duty pistols. The system connects the firearm to the Yardarm Cloud and gives law enforcement, private security and the military the capability to track and monitor their organization’s firearms in real-time, connecting them to computer-aided dispatch (CAD) centers, real-time crime centers (RTCC) or edge devices such as smartphones, tablets, or laptops.
For more information, visit yardarmtech.com.
Zero FXP Motorcycle
The Zero FXP electric motorcycle, weighing in at only 289 pounds, delivers 70 foot-pounds of torque and 44 horsepower. Quiet, stealthy riding is the order of the day with the FXP, and the cycle is equipped with a maintenance-free powertrain and a fully modular pack system.
For more information, visit zeromotorcycles.com.