VACP Forum-Direct Online Store
The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP) is proud to offer our members the opportunity to purchase FORUM-DIRECT’s top quality line of GORE Advanced Products for Law Enforcement through direct links from the VACP website.
FORUM-DIRECT is a Gore-certified manufacturer of outerwear for law enforcement, ensuring Forum’s facilities, operations, equipment, processes, and product performance meet the high standards set by W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. Gore works closely with FORUM-DIRECT, from design to final product testing, to ensure your outerwear meets the performance standards of the world’s most trusted windproof, waterproof and breathable fabric.
All FORUM-DIRECT outerwear is made to order in the USA. FORUM-DIRECT’s entire line is sewn utilizing 100% genuine GORE-TEX® materials. With three styles of jackets available in either standard length (with side zips to allow weapon access) or the shorter IKE length (providing your officers unrestricted weapon access) and four standard colors (Black, Navy Blue, Brown, and Olive Drab) FORUM-DIRECT has the jacket to meet your agency’s particular requirements. Additionaly, FORUM-DIRECT and GORE recently announced the release of two new product lines: Lightweight Rain Pant and Performance Base Layers.
Benefits of purchasing your agency’s outerwear from the VACP Store include:
- Buying Factory Direct provides agencies and individuals significant cost savings
- All FORUM-DIRECT Advanced Products for Law Enforcement meet the high quality standards GORE-TEX® products are known for
- No minimum order quantity allows you to buy only what you need
- Made to Order in the USA ensures short lead times, proper fit, and allows for product customization.
Your agency's outerwear purchase benefits the VACP!
FORUM-DIRECT makes a $10 donation for each Jacket and a $2.50 donation for each Base Layer item sold through the VACP/FORUM website, directly to the Virginia Association for Chiefs of Police!
Help support the VACP by shopping FORUM-DIRECT and be sure to enter the discount code "VACP" during the checkout process.
FOLLOW THE LINKS BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE PRODUCTS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM.
(YOU WILL BE REDIRECTED TO FORUM-DIRECT FOR MORE INFO AND ORDER PROCESSING)
GORE CERTIFIED MANUFACTURER
Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Forum Industries is a diversified business that specializes in cut, sew and trim operations for various industry sectors. Forum has earned the prestigious designation of “Certified Manufacturer of GORE® AdvancedProducts for Law Enforcement." Certification carries with it the distinction that Forum’s facilities, operations, equipment, processes, procedures and performance meet the stringent standards set by W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. Gore works closely with FORUM from initial product design, to rigorous laboratory and field testing, and final product performance to ensure that your outerwear will meet the expectations of the world’s most trusted windproof, waterproof and breathable outerwear.
PROUDLY MADE IN AMERICA
Forum patrol shells are proudly made in America by a dedicated and loyal workforce of highly skilled artisans, who are thoroughly experienced in apparel manufacturing. They take pride in every jacket they produce and represent the finest in American craftsmanship. Many of Forum’s employees have been with the company since its inception.
FORUM UNDERSTANDS LAW ENFORCEMENT
Forum has a dedicated sales force with many years of experience supplying law enforcement agencies. Each sales representative understands the market’s unique product needs, logistics requirements and purchasing procedures.
FORUM BENEFITS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
The Newest Fabrics and Styles – GORE® Advanced Products for Law Enforcement represent the newest fabrics and designs available from Gore. They are durable, lightweight fabrics that stand up to the rugged requirements of the job and maximize comfort and protection from the elements.
New Layering System – The GORE-TEX® LIGHTWEIGHT PATROL SHELL and WINDSTOPPER® PATROL SOFT SHELL by Forum Industries represent an innovative new layering system, which replaces bulky coats and rain gear. The jackets can be worn comfortably throughout the entire shift either individually or layered together as conditions require.
Manufacturer-Direct Wholesale Prices – By selling direct, Forum saves law enforcement agencies money so they can provide their officers with the premium comfort and protection the job requires at prices that fit their budgets.
Fast Delivery – By placing orders directly with the manufacturer, delivery is weeks away instead of months through dealers or distributors.