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What's in your Duty Bag?

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by puckhead, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. puckhead


    Feb 26, 2009
    Right now, a bunch of forms, snacks and a bit of extra gear(cuffs, traffic vest, etc.) Any essentials you guys cant live without that you keep in your gear bag?
  2. Hack

    Hack Crazy CO Gold Member

    Being diabetic; my meds; food; water if I am away from a water source; some legal stuff; money; extra tools.

  3. msu_grad_121

    msu_grad_121 BOOSH

    Sep 16, 2009
    NW Burbs
    Essentials I can't live without? Excedrin, Advil, toothpicks and chewing gum
  4. danielspdx


    May 6, 2010
    Oregon City, OR
    I have a briefcase sized laptop bag that contains: posse box (with some paper reports), pinch book, pens and a keyring with about 15 jiggle keys. I also carry my kevlar helmet in a carry bag, and it also contains my sunglasses, safety glasses and ear plugs.

    I work in an urban environment so there's really nothing else I *need* to tote with me.
  5. collim1

    collim1 Shower Time!

    Mar 14, 2005
    I dont prefer a bag, instead I like a Proguard seat organizer:


    3 carbine mags
    3 sidearm mags
    4 pairs cuffs
    traffic vest
    2x spare stinger battery
    spare WT battery
    orange traffic cone
    5 boxes shotshells
    narco field test kit
    2-3 packets of advil and immodium
    sharpie marker
    5 G2 pens
    ticket book
    forms holder
    non-traffic citation book
    mini PDR

    not in the organizer, but I never leave without a Nalgene full of water. Its there just in case I get stuck somewhere and dont have any water to drink.

    looking at it now that seems like a lot of crap, but it all has a place in there. If I had to load/unload daily I would use a bag. I have way too much crap in there for the factory straps to hold. I use a heavy duty bungee instead, but its a PITA to get strapped in.
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2011
  6. Glocker1984


    Jan 13, 2007
    Uhhhh Let me dig it out........

    -Pens (Zebra F-301's)
    -Sliver and Black Sharpie
    -Paperwork/Cheat Sheets
    -Citation/Warning Book
    -Vehicle Code Cheat Sheet
    -Traffic Vest
    -Spare Flashlight (Surefire G2)
    -Spare Batteries (CR123A)
    -2 Spare Cuffs (Smith and Wesson M100)
    -Small Boo-Boo kit with OTC meds (Advil, Chewable Pepto, etc.)
    -Small Trauma Kit (CAT Touniquet, Kerlix, Pressure bandage, etc.)
    -Spare Taser Cartridge
    -Extra Notepads
    -Spare Ammo (4 Extra Wilson Combat 47D's)
    -Gloves, Hat, Latex Gloves
    -Folding Knife (Kershaw Blackout)
    -Window Punch
    -Nalgene Bottle and Snacks

    Active Shooter Bag (in the Trunk with my AR):
    -2 Bottles of Water
    -3 CLIF Bars
    -4 30rd Magpul PMAGS
    -2 Wilson Combat 47D Mags
    -Trauma Kit
    -Small Gun Cleaning Kit
  7. Goldendog Redux

    Goldendog Redux Shut your mouth

    Aug 22, 2003
    The only thing I would freak out about if I did not have is my iPod. Rest is just a buncha crap.

  8. MeefZah

    MeefZah Cover is Code 3

    Jan 2, 2008
    Lost Coast, Cali
    Hand sanitizer!
  9. jwhite75

    jwhite75 Gubmint Worker

    Jan 6, 2009
    Dub V
    Hand sanitizer, a TOWEL (very handy). Good brand multi tool, extra mags (rifle and pistol). Water. Extra money. I am not uniform, but know guys who keep and extra uniform shirt. Cuffs, extra batteries for flashlight, extra flashlight. Trauma blowout kit and small First Aid Kit. Extra pens. Forms, Gloves (leather and latex) The latex are surgical grade high risk 15 mil thickness.
  10. Extra paperwork
    Extra cuffs
    Extra pens
    City map
    Extra cr123 batteries
    charger for 5.11 light
    5.11 light
    550 cord
  11. jokon

    jokon Cold Infidel

    Mar 27, 2006
    NE Pa.
    It looks like I'm not the only one keeping his condom in his wallet.
  12. razdog76

    razdog76 Heavy Mettle

    Sep 26, 2007
    In no particular order: snacks, hand sanitizer, extra disposable pens, large tape measure, third set of handcuffs, diarrhea medicine, ibuprofen.
  13. DaBigBR

    DaBigBR No Infidels!

    Oct 28, 2005
    Circling the wagons.
  14. Kahr_Glockman


    Feb 26, 2005
    I two bags, one is an active shooter bag, the other is my patrol bag with manuals, law books, traffic vest, and things like that. I also have a seat organizer that has my ticket book, ERG, gloves(Latex, and patrol), Fixed blade knife, temporary restraints, extra cuff key, pens, and CPR Mask, and two boxs of 00 Buckshot.

    All of my bags have extra AR-15 mags. The active shooter bag has 7, the patrol bag has another 8 30 rds and 1 20. That is right I have 500 rnds of 5.56 loaded in mags. Most is Hornady TAP, some is green tip, and a couple of them are loaded with Winchester 69 gr Ranger.