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Toughest Hi-Viz Equipment Vest in the world now with new features!

2015 AUTHORITIES GEAR brought to market World’s Toughest professional equipment vest: AUTHORITIES Hi-Viz Equipment Vest! Since then it has been the best vest for professional users that need top quality without compromising usability.

2020 AUTHORITIES GEAR have released an updated model based on the feedback received. The best has become even better.

The equipment vest is a working accessory designed in cooperation with the military and civil authorities, and in line with the needs of the authorities. Because of its quality, adjustability and versatility, it is also perfect for use in the private security sector, as well as for any tasks where staff must be easily seen and stand out from the crowd.

The vest has versatile pockets for carrying necessary use-of-force equipment and accessories while ensuring their easy usability. Less than lethal use-of-force equipment, gas sprays (all sizes) and batons (all lengths) can be carried in pockets regardless of their manufacturer. The pockets design enables you to carry with you a wide range of accessories needed for your duties. The placement of the pockets ensures excellent usability regardless of whether the user is right or left-handed.

New innovations in 2020 updated model:

  • Reflective bands are coated with plastic to prevent wear and tear. The effect of machine wash (40 ° C) on the reflectors is practically undetectable.
  • The pouch for the handcuff has been enlarged so even the largest cuffs will now easily fit in the pouch. The flap of the fixed handcuff pouch has been stiffened and equipped with a pull handle for improving usability especially when wearing gloves in hand.
  • The left front of the vest is fitted with MOLLE / PALS cuts. The vest can now carry all MOLLE / PALS compliant cases. New AUTHORITIES PRO-MOLLE cases in HI-HIZ yellow can are also available.
  • The equipment pouch that use to be fixed attachment to the vest is now removable! Now the pouch is attached to a Velcro plate and you can remove the pouch from the plate whenever needed. The Velcro plate is attached with MOLLE to the Vest. Now you can choose if you like to use the Vest with BIG EQUIPMENT POUCH or with MEDIC POUCH or without pouch depending your mission.
  • Velcro-anchor straps are added to the pocket with zippers on both sides of the front

All the best features have been maintained!

The vest has big Velcro surfaces on both sides of the chest in the front and on the upper back. The Velcro surface allows you to attach patches to the vest according to the task, and/or extra pockets. The Velcro surfaces are designed identical in size so the same patches can be used in both regular and large size vests. On shoulders, there are places for epaulettes so the vest can be safely used as a top garment even in jobs where the regulations require their use.

The Authorities vest can be easily adjusted. With the adjustment system known from the combat vests, the waist circumference of both vest sizes can be adjusted up to 40 cm! The length of the vest can be adjusted using the Velcro surfaces on shoulders. Thanks to the excellent adjustability, the vest can be easily used in all seasons regardless of the undergarment. The large adjustment capacity also allows for efficient joint use of the vests.

The Authorities equipment vest is available in two sizes:

(Regular) 75 cm-115 cm

(Large) 105 cm-145 cm

Note that the sizing is at the stomach (not at the waist) and that clothing and full packed pockets increase the required circumference.

Quality like no other!

The Authorities Equipment Vests are made of the best materials available. The fabric of the vest is the newest Hi-Viz Cordura® by C.F.Weber Gmbh Germany; it also has 3M Scotchlite reflective bands, YKK zippers, Alfatex Velcro surfaces, Hethcoat mesh material AMANN strings, etc., etc. Finally, the top of the line equipment vests are obtained thanks to qualified seamstresses. Our own production facility and highly skilled seamstresses provide the ultimate quality guarantee for the vest.

Aurhorities vests are designed in Finland and design are protected by international law (registered Community design (RCD))


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REGULAR 29”-45” (75-115 CM)
LARGE 42”-57” (105-145 CM)