Today’s tactical boots aren’t just for professionals in law enforcement, military, and other first responder jobs. Because of their construction, materials, and features, today’s tactical boots can be worn for a wide variety of situations, and even as everyday footwear.
Whether you’re looking for your next pair of tactical boots to wear on the job or an everyday pair to wear out, a solid pair of tactical boots is a wise investment. But this is especially true for those of you in law enforcement, as you need to be not only comfortable, but agile and flexible, as well. The right pair of tactical boots should be breathable, reliable, durable, and possess the ability to protect your feet, even in the harshest environments.
Lightweight Tactical Boots in Military and Zip Styles
At 5.11, our full selection of tactical boots is constructed of only the highest quality materials such as leather, with nylon uppers that provide the breathability for your feet to stay cool. Waterproof features allow you to stay dry when navigating difficult weather conditions.
Midsole cushioning adds an extra layer of comfort, while anti-slip outsoles allow you to move fast in wet conditions, as well as oily surfaces.
When selecting a pair of tactical boots, you want the lightest pair possible that still offer the protection you need. The last thing you want is to wear heavy boots all day long that make you tired.
Other features to consider include steel or composite toe tactical boots, as well as side zippers that allow you to quickly and easily put them on or take them off.
Be sure to adequately break in your tactical boots before wearing them out. And don’t forget to check out our guide on the proper way to lace tactical boots and how to shine your boots so they last long and impress your tactical commander.