First degree and small second degree burns that are 3 inches in diameter or less qualify as minor burns (with the exception being small second degree burns that
DATE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2008
BACKGROUND: S.W.A.T. team officials responded to an undisclosed disturbance in the 900 block of North Rush and East Chestnut streets in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago. At the time the eyewitness arrived on the scene, S.W.A.T. members appeared to have the situation under control and were being debriefed. No suspects were visibly detained. S.W.A.T. team officials were in armed tactical uniform but had removed tactical headgear and protective eyewear. Weapons were disengaged. Fobus Holsters were determined to be the regulation holster used by S.W.A.T. team members.
DESCRIPTION OF EQUIPMENT: Fobus Holsters were developed in Israel for military and special security forces. Fobus holsters are combat tested. Features of Fobus holsters include passive retention with rapid presentation, virtual indestructibility, injection molding and high density polymer materials, low profile design consistent with concealability needs, rubberized paddle for extreme stability and comfort, and steel reinforced rivet attachment system for increased strength. Fobus holsters are available in paddle, belt, and left-hand models. …
Fortunately, much more practical, effective, and sanitary means of hearing protection are readily available and highly affordable. Peltor makes some nifty, double-ended earplugs designed for multiple circumstances– and they’re nicotine-free and non-carcinogenic! Peltor Indoor/Outdoor Range Hearing Protection ear plugs were designed by the US Army and NATO for indoor and outdoor use with two different types of protection: the olive-colored end provides a constant Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 22 decibels (dB), especially suited to high noise levels and reverberations such as those at an indoor range. The yellow-colored end provides variable level protection for impulse noises without blocking normal communications or range commands. This gives the Peltor Indoor/Outdoor earplugs a versatile NRR of 0-22 dB. Priced to go…