The PSM Group is comprised of independent, non-competing, quality driven manufacturers working together to generate ideas, reduce costs, and foster innovation. We will help to bring product excellence, business integrity, personalized service, and strong, stable long-term relationships to our end user and distribution network customers, both now, and well into the future.

We are teaming together to share resources and reduce costs with the goal of helping our companies and our dealers to continue to "survive and thrive" in this very competitive marketplace.

Feb 1, 2016
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Cobra Series Boots from Bates Footwear

Bates Cobra Boots

Bates is excited to be launching a new line of coyote product later this spring. The brand will be debuting six new boots all built to military specifications, that include the Cobra Series. The Cobra 8” Hot Weather and 8” Jungle Boot are both made of abrasion resistant flesh-out cattle hide and abrasion resistant nylon, breathable medial and lateral perforated leather, and feature a stabalizing nylon shank. The boots are built on the popular Bates Endurance Performance System platform, which is a four part anti-fatigue system that keep you comfortable on your feet longer.

The main different in the two boots is that the Hot Weather version features a padded collar and the Jungle version has nylon ankle reinforcement. Both styles will be available on in April.

What better to pair your coyote boots with than Bates Army Brown socks. Bates offers three different styles in the Army Brown color including an All Climate Lightweight, Cotton Comfort Crew and Tactical Uniform sock. Bates socks are available at and at tactical retail stores near you.

Feb 1, 2016
PSM Group

Gould & Goodrich acquires Tactical Design Labs (TDL)

Gould & Goodrich acquires Tactical Design Labs

Gould & Goodrich has acquired Tactical Design Labs (TDL) of Coeur d’Alene, ID. Founded in 2003 by Mike Lowe, TDL has developed a reputation for cutting edge designs that incorporate the Science of Human Factors to meet the needs of law enforcement and military personnel, according to the company.

According to Scott Nelson, President of G&G, “The addition of TDL’s designs and intellectual property provides an opportunity to broaden and modernize our product scope while maintaining the core elements that customers have come to expect from G&G: Made in America, delivered on time at a fair price, and backed by G&G quality and customer service.”

Mike Lowe, Founder and President of Tactical Design Labs, added, “G&G understands the importance of providing products that positively impact the health and survivability of law enforcement and military personnel. We are pleased to be part of the G&G team. TDL’s F.A.S. Technology holsters and magazine pouches and ergonomic belt systems are a great fit with G&G’s distribution and customer base, and we look forward to continuing to serve the LE community together.”

G&G is expected to begin manufacturing TDL’s patented duty holsters and belt systems at its headquarters in North Carolina in the first quarter of 2016.

Feb 1, 2016
PSM Group

Show Pride in Your Heritage and Profession with a GREEN Blackinton® Badge!


Blackinton’s new green badge finish is a great way for Emerald Societies, Pipe & Drum Corps., or any police or fire department with Irish personnel to show pride in their Irish Heritage!

Our new Kelly green finish can be applied to most Blackinton badge styles. There is also a kelly green regular enamel that can be used in lettering or reverse enamel panels.

Orders must be received at Blackinton by February 12th to receive in time for St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th)

Contact an authorized Blackinton dealer today to learn more. Visit our dealer locator,, to find a dealer in your area.

Follow the link to obtain additional information about this exciting new finish,

Feb 1, 2016
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Take Down® Omni Units from Mace Tactical Solutions


Take Down® sprays are now available in canisters using omnidirectional technology. Take Down® Omni units will deploy and deliver a consistent stream from any angle. Inquire for details and a custom quote.

About Mace Tactical Solutions

Mace Security international, Inc, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is a diversified manufacturer and provider of personal defense and security products to consumer and business market segments under the world renowned Mace® brand. Since 1970, Mace® has been the original trusted brand for personal defense sprays, while continuously adding high quality security products to the brand line through the years. Mace® supports their products by providing warranty and educational programs for all of various products and services.

Mace® directly distributes and supports it’s branded products and services through strategically targeted customer channels that include mass market retailers, wholesale distributors, independent dealers, e-commerce marketers, and installation service providers.

Jan 3, 2016
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PSM Group Welcomes NEW Member Mace Tactical Solutions

Visit Mace Tactical at SHOT

The PSM Group welcomes Mace Tactical Solutions (MTS), the leader in less-lethal tactical munitions and weapons systems for law enforcement, corrections and military markets. MTS offers end users a “one-stop shop” for less-lethal products to perform their invaluable duties.

Mace Tactical Solutions is honored to represent the less-lethal munitions category within the PSM Group, comprised of quality and service driven independent and non-competing companies. View the latest products from Mace Tactical Solutions at booth #20141 at the 2016 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, NV Jan 19-22.

About Mace Tactical Solutions

Mace Security International, Inc., has returned to a core business of supplying less-lethal tactical munitions and weapons systems for law enforcement, corrections and military markets. Mace® Tactical Solutions, a new division of Mace Security International, Inc. has now expanded its offerings to include a complete line of chemical and impact munitions and flash bang devices to its law enforcement, corrections and military customers. MTS now offers these end users a “one-stop shop” for less-lethal products to perform their invaluable duties. Mace Tactical Solutions supports our nation’s federal, state and local law enforcement and public safety officers by providing the most innovative and effective less lethal products while delivering world-class customer service.

Mace Tactical Take Down Tactical Handle

View the 2015 Mace Tactical Take Down® Catalog

Mace Tactical Take Down Catalog

Jan 3, 2016
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Visit Bates Footwear at SHOT

Visit Bates at SHOT

2016 kicks off with SHOT Show, the largest tradeshow for shooting sports, hunting and law enforcement professionals. Bates Footwear has a brand new booth in store for tradeshow attendees showcasing some of their best selling styles, new law enforcement and military product, and powersports boots. SHOT Show will be the first reveal of SRT, Bates newest lightweight tactical boot, as well as several coyote boots that are specifically built to military specification. Attendees will also be excited to see new additions to Bates popular Strike line. Stop by Bates booth #12262 to see everything firsthand and talk with brand representatives about the product. SHOT Show takes place January 19-22, 2016 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dec 1, 2015
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FlexBadge – Metallic Alternative to Patches and Direct Embroidery


Brought to you by the badge and insignia authority, Blackinton is happy to introduce FlexBadge©:

  • Lightweight three-dimensional, flexible metallic emblem.
  • Secure permanent alternative to patches and direct embroidery.
  • Can replicate your badge, logo, patch, and it looks spectacular surpassing the detail and quality of direct embroidery.
  • Adheres permanently to polos, outerwear, bags and much more!
  • Visit our website to learn more

Download a Blackinton FlexBadge Flyer

Dec 1, 2015
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Stay Dry This Winter with Bates Footwear

Bates waterproof collection provides all weather protection from the harshest elements. Keep your feet warm and dry this winter with three of Bates bestselling tactical boots.

Bates GX-8
Bates GX-8 features waterproof leather and a breathable GORE-TEX lining to ensure your feet stay dry. Combined with a cushioned removable insert and a side zipper, these boots are guaranteed to keep you dry and comfortable.
The Velocitor Side Zip is a staple in the Bates line. Featuring waterproof full grain leather and a waterproof membrane, this athletic style is lightweight and dependable.
Bates Velocitor
Bates Strike
Strike is the newest waterproof boot from Bates. This style features Bates Endurance Performance System, a four part anti-fatigue technology that delivers the comfort you want and the durability that you need. This boot is available in both a 6” and 8” version.

No matter what your needs are in a waterproof boot, Bates has you covered this season! Check out these styles and more at


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Recent PSM Group Winners

  • January 2016
    Brett Markle from Ligonier, PA
    Ligonier Township PD
  • December 2015
    Randy Kelly from Fishers, IN
    Fishers Police
  • November 2015
    Brandon Janco from Gallatin, TN
    Hendersonville Tennessee PD
  • October 2015
    Phillip Hull from Cumming, GA
    Alpharetta Police Department
  • September 2015
    Jake Kessler from Pendleton, OR
    Umatilla County Sheriff's Office
  • August 2015
    John Odette from Ionia, MI
    Ionia Dept. of Public Safety
  • July 2015
    Shane Cote from Farmington, ME
    Farmington Police Dept.
  • June 2015
    Jonathan Emery from La Luz, NM
    Otero Co. Sheriff's Office
  • May 2015
    Steven Stevenson from Santa Maria, CA
    Federal Bureau Of Prisons
  • April 2015
    Mailyn Ayala from Sebring, FL
    Highlands County Sheriff's Office
  • March 2015
    Glenn Scott from Mount Vernon, NY
    Mt. Vernon Police Department
  • February 2015
    Chris Brickell from Brandon, VT
    Brandon Police Department