9 Useful Gift Ideas for Police Officers

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Shopping for gifts for cops can be extremely challenging. What do you get them that they don’t already have?  

Sure, you can get them yet another coffee mug, bottle opener, or a solar-powered dashboard decoration, but this year why not find a gift that is truly useful to a law enforcement officer, and really shows your appreciation for everything they do for the communities they serve. 

Here are 9 fantastic ideas gift ideas for police officers. 

9 Useful Gift Ideas for Police Officers

1) Class A Uniform Short Sleeve Polo 

Our Class A Uniform Short Sleeve Polo shirt offers a classic, stylish look and fit with the latest technology built in. Made of 100% polyester performance jersey with Enduro-Flex™ properties, this shirt boasts moisture-wicking and anti-odor properties for all-day comfort and cooling. 

The expansive chest pockets feature pen pockets, while eyelets allow for easy badge attachment. It also comes with epaulettes and a camera loop. 

2) NYPD 5.11 Stryke® Ripstop Pant 

A classic navy police pant that was redesigned for NYPD uniform approved wear, this pant makes a great gift for the law enforcement officer in your life. This latest version features ergonomic rear welt pockets specifically designed to carry the large NYPD Memo Book. 

The NYPD 5.11 Stryke® Ripstop pant is rugged and durable, able to stand up to even the harshest conditions, from wind and rain to snow and ice. A self-adjusting tunnel waistband with seven reinforced belt loops helps provide the perfect fit. Bar tacks at stress points help reinforce the pants, making them more durable than ever. 

3) Double Duty Jacket™ 

Getting tired of seeing your loved one heading out for police duty in that old, worn-out looking patrol jacket? It’s long past due for something new, durable, and fit for law enforcement. 

The cop that’s close to you will absolutely love our Double Duty Jacket™, perfect for all kinds of weather and harsh conditions. The polyester liner and underarm zippers provide ventilation and breathability when needed, while the zip-out quilted liner will keep them warm and dry when they’re battling the elements. 

4) Women’s A.T.A.C.® 2.0 8” Storm Boot 

This is the boot worn and trusted by the world’s leading law enforcement personnel. The A.T.A.C.® 2.0 is now lighter and more comfortable than previous generations. It features 5.11’s SlipStream™ waterproof/breathable and bloodborne pathogen resistant membrane for added safety. 

But don’t let those features fool you – this boot is rugged, tough, and durable, the boot you want your loved one to rely on. 

5) Sierra Bravo Duty Belt 2” 

The duty belt that puts all others to shame, our Sierra Bravo Duty Belt was designed and engineered with feedback from our hardworking law enforcement officers in the field. First off, the belt needs to be tough and durable, and we achieve that with 1680D Ballistic Nylon and Polypropylene webbing. 

Additionally, this belt is customizable and adaptable so police officers can add and replace gear and equipment as needed. You’ll want to make sure Santa has this police duty belt under the tree this year. 

6) TDU™ Pant 

One of our most popular pant offerings, the TDU™ Pant delivers an unprecedented combination of comfort, durability, and versatility. With a self-adjusting waistband, double-reinforced seat, and bar tacking at the seams, comfort and durability are ensured. Plus, the Teflon® finish protects them from water- and oil-based stains, as well as dust and other debris. 

And with TacTec System™ compatibility, there are many different setup options for storing and carrying police gear. 

7) TacTec® Plate Carrier 

If you’re shopping for a police officer in your life, then it’s undeniable that you care about their safety. What better way to show them you care and express gratitude for what they do than by gifting them a TacTec® Plate Carrier. This plate carrier is built out as a fully functional ballistic plate carrier and can hold two ballistic armor plates for protection. 

Unique design features help make this plate carrier light, mobile, and comfortable while maintaining a full range of motion in the wearer. This plate carrier is a great way to show your loved one just how much you care. 

8) EDC L2 Flashlight 

Does the police officer in your life keep losing their flashlight? Or maybe they’ve had the same one for a while now and it just doesn’t perform like it used to? Our EDC L2 Flashlight is lightweight, sturdy, and engineered with an impact-resistant polymer because face it, it will hit the pavement more than once!  

It also boasts an ergonomic, rubberized handle for a safe and secure grip, even in wet conditions. With 315 Lumens and a generous runtime, this flashlight will be a new best friend. 

9) Range Ready™ Bag 43L 

Time spent at the shooting range practicing and preparing for the line of duty is paramount, and a good range bag makes a great gift for the LEO in your life. Our Range Ready™ bag is constructed of all-weather 600D Polyester and features padded storage options to hold multiple pistols, as well as up to eight magazines. Comfort is provided through a padded shoulder strap and easy-to-grip handles, making any day at the range a breeze. 

More Gift Options for Police Officers from 5.11 Tactical 

These are just a few of the many gift ideas for police officers we have available. Be sure to browse our men’s professional and women’s professional law enforcement pages for other gift ideas for your favorite law enforcement professional.  

And for true one-stop shopping, don’t forget to check out our 2022 5.11® Holiday Gift Guide for gift ideas for everyone else on your list.  

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