What should I carry on my duty belt?
The equipment is a necessary part of the job and must be carried on his/her body while working. Duty belt equipment can include a handgun, handcuffs, flashlight, latex gloves, baton, radio and pepper spray canister and can weigh up to 20 pounds when fully loaded.
How is a duty belt supposed to fit?
Start with the proper placement of the sidearm. This will be on the officer’s hip on their strong side. Items of roughly equal weight, like your portable radio and expandable baton, are placed on the weak / support side. A mag-pouch and pepper spray should be toward the front of the belt on the weak side.
What size duty belt should I get?
We recommend purchasing a Garrison Trouser Belt that is 1-2 inches greater than your pants waist size, or ONE SIZE UP. For example, if you wear a size 34 pants, you would order a size 36 belt.
Does a duty belt go through belt loops?
Another common term for a duty belt is outer belt. Along with your duty belt, users need an inner belt. Depending on the manufacturer this belt may also be called a trouser belt. This inner belt is worn just like any normal belt—through your pant’s belt loops and is used to keep your pants firm on the body.
What is the best nylon duty belt?
Top 10 Tactical Belt Reviews
- Tacticon Battle Belt.
- Fairwin Tactical Rigger Belt.
- Propper Tactical Duty Belt.
- 5.11 Men’s tactical Operator Belt, Style 59405.
- JASGOOD Nylon Military Tactical Belt.
- WYUZE 2 Pack Nylon Webbing Belt.
- Jumbofit Tactical Belt For Men And Women.
- Tru-Spec Security-Friendly Tactical Belt.
Can wearing a duty belt cause hip pain?
One of the main culprits of low back and hip injuries is the duty belt. Low back and hip injuries/conditions caused by wearing a duty belt are some of the most underreported types of injuries suffered by police officers.
Where should a duty belt sit?
50/50/50/50 hips to shoulders, front to back. Law officers cannot do this perfectly as more of the gear is on the sides and front of the hips. Very few officers support any weight on their shoulders. Support systems such as duty belt suspenders are now available to transfer weight evenly from the hips to the shoulders.
What do cops wear on their belts?
Equipment commonly carried on the belt includes: handcuff, radios, baton, hand-held protection devices such as pepper spray, firearms and ammunition, taser, flashlights, batteries, gloves, pens, pencils, keys, multi-tool, window punch etc.
What size belt should I buy for a 36 waist?
size 38 belt
Example, if you wear a size 36 pants, you would choose a size 38 belt. Being we do not offer odd size belts (35, 37, 39, etc), you will choose a belt that is two inches larger. Size 34 waist choose a 36 size belt, 36 waist choose a size 38 belt, 38 waist choose a size 40 belt, etc.
How to choose the right duty belt for You?
You need a duty belt tough enough to back you up. With a number of styles, we make it easy to find the duty belt that meets the dress requirements of your particular job. Choose buckle or non-buckle, nylon or leather. We also offer designs made exclusively for women as well as styles with extra padding for additional support and comfort.
What kind of belt do you use for concealed carry?
JIEDE Duty Belt /Nylon belt for Concealed Carry |Tactical Belt for Military Training |Police EDC Belt. . .
What do you carry in your special duty belt?
We all know that police and military personnel wear special duty belts as part of their uniform and they are designed specifically to carry a lot of pouches and attachments to hold a variety of items close enough for easy draw.
What kind of belt does a police officer wear?
The officer wears an inner leather belt through the trouser belt loops. They then affix an outer duty belt to the inner belt with a series of snap or Velcro belt keepers. Usually six or more keepers hold a duty belt in place.