Quiz: Can You Identify This Police Equipment?
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Can You Identify This Police Equipment?
By: Alex Wittman
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About This Quiz

From handcuffs and radios to firearms and batons, police use a variety of equipment to protect and serve. Do you think you can identify all their equipment?  We'll see about that! Even if you've watched every single episode of "Cops," the tools police use are as diverse as the cases they work. We think even career law enforcement officials may have to think to recall the names and purposes of their - sometimes futuristic-looking - equipment. Dashcams, bulletproof vests and riot shields: It's no wonder there are so many police dramas on TV with all this equipment to feature!

For police officers, every day on the job is different. When they put on their uniform, they have no idea what challenges they may face. In order to be ready for anything, police have a wide array of equipment at their disposal. Hours of training and on-the-job experience means they know how to use the police equipment to handle any situation. From dealing with intoxicated drivers to securing the scene of an accident, police equipment helps law enforcement officials do their job efficiently and effectively. 

Can you recognize this police equipment? Take this quiz to see if you know the difference between a dashcam and a bodycam. Along the way, you'll learn fascinating facts guaranteed to help you rock any future police equipment trivia questions! 

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