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Law Enforcement & Guarding Equipment

Law Enforcement & Guarding Equipment

Demand for law enforcement and guarding equipment in the US will rise 3.5 percent per year through 2020, reaching $1.2 billion. Growth will be driven by ongoing interest in and implementation of newer, higher value technologies will provide a boost to demand value. Suppliers will further benefit from the need to consistently replace or upgrade older equipment used by law enforcement officers and guards, particularly as the number of officers continues to expand.

This report segments the law enforcement and guarding equipment industry by product and region. In addition, demand is broken out for key metropolitan markets. Data is provided in dollars.

Key products in the law enforcement and guarding equipment market include:
Video Surveillance Cameras
Duty Gear
Body Armor and Riot Gear
Communication Equipment
Other Electronic Equipment
Vehicle Equipment
Other Safety Equipment

Video surveillance cameras will remain the largest and fastest growing segment through 2020, accounting for 38 percent of law enforcement and guarding equipment sales. Gains will be driven by the ongoing adoption of a variety of video surveillance systems, including body cameras, license plate readers, and stationary cameras installed in public locations.

Regions covered in the study include:
Northeast
Midwest
South
West

The South represents the largest regional market for law enforcement and guarding equipment in the US and will account for 36 percent of demand in 2020. The South is also expected to see among the fastest gains, alongside the West region, supported by the large number of officers and guards needed to protect these regions’ large and relatively quickly growing populations.

The market for law enforcement and guarding equipment is comprised of a relatively small number of large suppliers -- often of more technologically advanced products -- and a wide array of smaller companies that supply more niche or less complex products. Key suppliers include General Signal, 5.11, L-3 Communications, Point Blanket Enterprises, Safariland, Smith & Wesson, TASER International, and WatchGuard.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Demographic & Social Environment
      • Demographic Trends
        • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS
      • Urban Trends
        • Table URBAN POPULATION
    • Macroeconomic Environment
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
    • Public Safety Environment
      • Law Enforcement & Guarding Employment
        • Table LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EMPLOYMENT
      • Crime
        • Table CHART II-1 US CRIME RATES, 2005-2015
        • Table VIOLENT CRIME LEVELS
        • Table PROPERTY CRIME LEVELS
        • Table INCIDENCES OF TERRORISM IN THE US, 2005-2015
        • Table SELECTED OTHER CRIMES
    • Legal & Regulatory Environment
      • Equipment Regulations
      • Funding Sources
    • Pricing Dynamics
  • PRODUCTS
    • General
      • Table LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT
      • Table CHART III-1 LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY PRODUCT, 2015
    • Video Surveillance Cameras
      • Table VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERA DEMAND
      • Table CHART III-2 VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERA DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015
      • License Plate Readers
      • Body Cameras
        • Table CHART III-3 BODY CAMERAS MARKET SHARE, 2015
      • Stationary Cameras
      • Vehicle Cameras
    • Duty Gear
      • Table DUTY GEAR DEMAND
      • Table CHART III-4 DUTY GEAR DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015
      • Conducted Electrical Weapons
      • Duty Belts, Holsters, & Cases
      • Flashlights
      • Batons
      • Restraints
      • Knives & Tools
      • Other Duty Gear
    • Body Armor & Riot Gear
      • Table BODY ARMOR & RIOT GEAR DEMAND
      • Table CHART III-5 BODY ARMOR DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015
      • Vests
      • Accessories & Replacement Pieces
      • Helmets
      • Shields, Gas Masks, & Other
    • Communication Equipment
      • Table COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Table CHART III-6 COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015
      • Dispatch Equipment
      • Handsets
      • Other
    • Vehicle Equipment
      • Table VEHICLE EQUIPMENT DEMAND
      • Table CHART III-7 VEHICLE EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY TYPE, 2015
      • Emergency Lights
      • Sirens
      • Partitions & Barriers
      • Other Vehicle Equipment
    • Other Electronic Equipment
      • Table OTHER ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT DEMAND
      • Speed Detectors
      • Drones & Other
    • Other Safety Equipment
      • Table OTHER SAFETY EQUIPMENT DEMAND
  • REGIONAL MARKETS
    • General
      • Table LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY REGION
      • Table CHART IV-1 LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY REGION, 2015
    • Regional Demographic & Economic Trends
      • Population Patterns
        • Table POPULATION BY REGION
      • Economic Outlook
        • Table GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • Regional Crime Rates
      • Table CRIME RATES BY REGION
      • Table CHART IV-2 CRIME RATES BY REGION, 2005-2015
    • Local Crime Trends
      • Table REPORTED CRIMES & CRIME RATES BY TYPE OF AREA
    • Northeast
      • Table NORTHEAST: LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT PROFILE, 2015
      • Market Outlook
        • Table NORTHEAST: LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING MARKET
      • New England
      • Middle Atlantic
    • Midwest
      • Table MIDWEST: LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT PROFILE, 2015
      • Market Outlook
        • Table MIDWEST: LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING MARKET
      • East North Central
      • West North Central
    • South
      • Table SOUTH: LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT PROFILE, 2015
      • Market Outlook
        • Table SOUTH: LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT MARKET
      • South Atlantic
      • East South Central
      • West South Central
    • West
      • Table WEST: LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT PROFILE, 2015
      • Market Outlook
        • Table WEST: LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT MARKET
      • Mountain
      • Pacific
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT SALES BY COMPANY, 2015
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART V-1 LAW ENFORCEMENT & GUARDING EQUIPMENT MARKET SHARE, 2015
    • Research & Development
    • Manufacturing
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Company Profiles
      • Central Lake Armor Express Incorporated
      • COBAN Technologies Incorporated
      • DuraTech USA Incorporated
      • EAR Incorporated
      • ECCO Safety Group
      • Federal Signal Corporation
      • 5.11 Incorporated
      • Galls LLC
      • G-Squared Consulting LLC
      • IMPACT Radio Accessories
      • Kai Corporation
      • Leonardo-Finmeccanica SpA
      • L-3 Communications Holdings Incorporated
      • Mace Security International Incorporated
      • Mag Instrument Incorporated
      • Panasonic Corporation
      • Point Blank Enterprises Incorporated
      • PRYME Radio Products
      • RELM Wireless Corporation
      • Safariland LLC
      • Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation
      • Streamlight Incorporated
      • Streicher's Incorporated
      • Super Vacuum Manufacturing Company Incorporated
      • Survival Armor Incorporated
      • Tactical Electronics and Military Supply LLC
      • TASER International Incorporated
      • Tyco International plc
      • VaaS International Holdings Incorporated
      • Vista Outdoor Incorporated
      • WatchGuard Video
      • Whelen Engineering Company Incorporated
      • Wolfcom Enterprises Incorporated
      • ZAK Tool Incorporated

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