What company makes NYPD riot helmets?
For those of you who have never had the pleasure of seeing a New York City police riot helmet in person, I present this image. As you can see, the riot helmet is heavy, and has thick padding. The riot helmet is designed to protect the wearer’s head and neck from impact from rocks and other projectiles, and even the skull and face of another person. The riot helmet is not a good choice for a light-hearted demonstration, and in that respect it’s much like the bike helmet. If you’re going to put on a riot helmet, it’s not going to be a light-hearted demonstration.
As a fire police officer can I use handcuffs?
When fighting fires, an officer’s first priority is the safety of himself or herself and the public. If during the incident, at any time you feel that you cannot maintain personal control of a situation, then handcuffing is not out of line.
Does the Navy salute officers when wearing Kevlar helmets?
If you have been watching the news lately, you may have seen reports of the Navy returning to the use of kevlar in their helmets.