The Charlie Mike Project
This is where you can find gear reviews by our T & E team. They are active duty personnel that actually use these items and judge their practicality and value for you. They’ve created no nonsense reviews that give you the information you need to make intelligent decisions about what equipment is right for you. If you like the items and would like to find out more information or purchase them, there are links right on the review page.
A good knife that is reliably quick and feels good in your hand. Your friends will want one and it is easy on the wallet.
The Nemesis by Ravencrest Tactical is a very comfortable knife to hold. This knife is great as a backup and for defensive tactics use.
The HP7 by Coast a great flashlight at a price that wont break your wallet.
The TX7R from Coast is a flashlight aimed at law enforcement that falls short of expectations and is over priced.
The HP7R flashlight by Coast is truly worth its weight in gold.
The HP5R by Coast is an outstanding reliable bright light with a long battery life that fits easily in your pocket or on your gear.
The WRS Level 2 Holster with tac-light by Blade-Tech has some serious officer safety concerns.
The TacTec Plate Carrier by 5.11 is an exceptionally comfortable plate carrier.
The is a great duty belt at an even better price. 5.11 really put a lot of thought into this one.
A lesson in personal accountability and why I will never buy expensive sunglasses again.
A quick word on the importance of eye protection for the uniformed police officer, corrections officer and military.
ESS Crossbow Photochromic Sunglasses are ready for a day at the range on patrol or serving a warrant. They quickly and easily transition from clear to tinted for day or nighttime.
ESS Rollbar Sunglasses are durable and reliable under extreme conditions. They quickly and easily change for day or nighttime police or military operations.
ESS CDI Sunglasses a rugged pair of sunglasses that fit the bill for day and nighttime police operations while being easy on the wallet.