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Best Watches for Law Enforcement

Best Watches for Law Enforcement

Best Watches for Law Enforcement
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Whether you are getting out of the police academy or are a military officer, you probably are looking for a watch that is affordable, tough, and durable. 

When in the line of duty, one can expect violent encounters that can wreak havoc on your timepiece. It might seem like a minor issue, but a wristwatch can be a useful tool when you are on the streets. We have compiled the 10 best watches for law enforcement officers at Nordgreen for you to choose from.

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PI42GMLEBRXX &Gunmetal men's watch with white face and brown leather strap
PI42GMLEBRXX &Gunmetal men's watch with white face and brown leather strap

Pioneer

White Dial - Brown Leather
$289.00
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NR36RGLEBLXX NR40RGLEBLXX &Native rose gold watch with black leather straps
NR32RGLEBLXX NR28RGLEBLXX &Native rose gold watch women with black leather straps

Native

White Dial - Black Leather
$189.00
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NR36SIMESIBL NR40SIMESIBL
NR32SIMESIBL NR28SIMESIBL &Native black dial women's watch in silver with mesh straps

Native

Black Dial - Mesh
$199.00
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PH40SILENAXX PH36SILENAXX
PH40SILENAXX PH36SILENAXX

Philosopher

Navy Blue Leather
$219.00
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NR36SILEBRXX NR40SILEBRXX &Native men's watch with white face in silver with brown leather straps
NR32SILEBRXX NR28SILEBRXX

Native

White Dial - Brown Leather
$189.00
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PH36SI3LSIXX PH40SI3LSIXX &Philosopher men's watch with white dial in silver with 3-link straps
PH36SI3LSIXX PH40SI3LSIXX &Philosopher men's watch with white dial in silver with 3-link straps

Philosopher

3-Link
$244.00
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NR36SILEDBNA NR40SILEDBNA
NR28SILEDBNA NR32SILEDBNA NR36SILEDBNA NR40SILEDBNA

Native

Navy Dial - Dark Brown Leather
$189.00
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PH36SILEBRXX PH40SILEBRXX &Philosopher men's tan leather watch in silver with white dial
PH36SILEBRXX PH40SILEBRXX &Philosopher men's tan leather watch in silver with white dial

Philosopher

Brown Leather
$219.00
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PI42GMLEBLBL &Pioneer black on black men's watch in gunmetal with black leather strap
PI42GMLEBLBL &Pioneer black on black men's watch in gunmetal with black leather strap

Pioneer

Black Dial - Black Leather
$289.00
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PH36SILEBLXX PH40SILEBLXX &Philosopher men's watch with white face in silver with black leather strap
PH36SILEBLXX PH40SILEBLXX &Philosopher men's watch with white face in silver with black leather strap

Philosopher

Black Leather
$219.00
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NR36SILEBRNA NR40SILEBRNA
NR32SILEBRNA NR36SILEBRNA NR40SILEBRNA NR28SILEBRNA

Native

Navy Dial - Brown Leather
$189.00
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NR36SILEBLBL NR40SILEBLBL &Native black on black men's watch in silver with black leather straps
NR32SILEBLBL NR28SILEBLBL &Native black dial women's watch in silver with black leather straps

Native

Black Dial - Black Leather
$189.00
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PH36SIMESIXX PH40SIMESIXX
PH40SIMESIXX PH36SIMESIXX

Philosopher

Mesh
$229.00
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PH36SILEDBXX PH40SILEDBXX
PH36SILEDBXX PH40SILEDBXX

Philosopher

Dark Brown Leather
$219.00
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PI42GMRUBLXX &Gunmetal men's watch with white face and black rubber strap
PI42GMRUBLXX &Gunmetal men's watch with white face and black rubber strap

Pioneer

White Dial - Black Rubber
$269.00

Native

White Dial - Dark Brown Leather
$189.00
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NR36SIMESINA NR40SIMESINA
NR32SIMESINA NR36SIMESINA NR40SIMESINA NR28SIMESINA

Native

Navy Dial - Mesh
$199.00
bestseller
PI42GMLEBLXX &Gunmetal men's watch with white face and black leather strap
PI42GMLEBLXX &Gunmetal men's watch with white face and black leather strap

Pioneer

White Dial - Black Leather
$289.00
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NR36SILEBRBL NR40SILEBRBL &Native men's tan leather watch in silver with black dial
NR32SILEBRBL NR28SILEBRBL &Native black dial women's watch in silver with brown leather straps

Native

Black Dial - Brown Leather
$189.00
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NR36RGVEBRXX NR40RGVEBRXX  &Native men's watch with white face in rose gold with brown vegan straps
NR32RGVEBRXX NR28RGVEBRXX &Native rose gold watch women with brown vegan straps

Native

White Dial - Brown Vegan Leather
$189.00
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IN32SIMESIXX
IN32SIMESIXX

Infinity

Mesh
$219.00
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PI42GMMEGUXX &Gunmetal men's watch with white face and mesh strap
PI42GMMEGUXX &Gunmetal men's watch with white face and mesh strap

Pioneer

White Dial - Mesh
$299.00

Infinity

Brown Leather
$209.00
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NR36SIMEBLBL NR40SIMEBLBL &Native black on black men's watch in silver with black mesh straps
NR32SIMEBLBL &Native black dial women's watch in silver with black mesh straps

Native

Black Dial - Black Mesh
$199.00
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NR36SILENAXX NR40SILENAXX &Native men's watch with white face in silver with blue leather straps
NR32SILENAXX

Native

White Dial - Navy Blue Leather
$189.00
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NR36GOMEGOXX NR40GOMEGOXX &Native men's watch with white face in gold with mesh straps
NR32GOMEGOXX NR36GOMEGOXX NR40GOMEGOXX NR28GOMEGOXX

Native

White Dial - Mesh
$199.00

Infinity

Black Leather
$209.00
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NR36SILENANA NR40SILENANA
NR32SILENANA NR36SILENANA NR40SILENANA

Native

Navy Dial - Navy Blue Leather
$189.00
bestseller
PI42GMRUBLBL &Pioneer black on black men's watch in gunmetal with black rubber strap
PI42GMRUBLBL &Pioneer black on black men's watch in gunmetal with black rubber strap

Pioneer

Black Dial - Black Rubber
$269.00

Pioneer

Black Dial - Mesh
$299.00

Why Do Law Enforcement Officers Need Watches?

As with any purchase, you should know what you want out of your new watch. Most police officers and military personnel prefer watches that look good and can make their job a little safer. 

Another reason why law enforcement officers purchase watches is for practical features, like accuracy and durability. You will not only be able to tell time on-the-go but pass down the timepiece to the next generation. A quality watch is stylish, sturdy, and durable, and the best gift to treat yourself or someone you care about for hard work and commitment. Some of the best watches for law enforcement officers seamlessly blend practicality and design, just like Nordgreen watches do.

What Watches Do Military Personnel Prefer?

Police work is demanding, and it calls for a sturdy watch that’s just as strong as you are. Most police and law enforcement officers go for a sports wristwatch, preferring functionality over design.

Military personnel tend to avoid attracting unwanted attention, especially when on the field. While they may not wear their watches daily, police officers understand that these accessories can make their day-to-day tasks more manageable.

What watches do law enforcement officers on duty prefer? There is an unwritten rule: never wear a watch that is more expensive than your senior colleague. There is nothing wrong with wearing an expensive watch, but you don’t want your colleagues to think that you make more money than them.

If you don’t want to spend a fortune on watches, that is okay. There are cheap best watches for law enforcement officers that look expensive and sturdy, too. Go for durability and comfort and make sure to avoid flashy watches. Instead, choose watches with light that can help you keep your head on straight when working overnight shifts.

Best Watches for Police Officers

A watch is an excellent gift that symbolizes success, accomplishment, and progress. It also shows that you appreciate the person and their contributions.

Automatic, Mechanical, or Quartz?

Mechanical watches are some of the oldest types. It must be hand-wound from time to time. Some people find this tedious, while others enjoy the process and appreciate the classic elements.

Automatic watches are similar to mechanical watches but rely on your wrist motion to wind automatically.

Quartz watches are the most accurate devices by far. Whether you are buying the watch for yourself or as a gift for a colleague, you can’t go wrong with quartz watches. They are affordable, durable, and accurate.

If you prefer sturdy watches, titanium watches are a great option. 

Find the best titanium watches with quartz movement and select from the plethora of timepieces available on the market. Titanium watches are lightweight, durable, and resistant to corrosion, and it can be worn for generations. It is the kind of watch that is ideally suited for the intensity and unpredictability of life on patrol and throughout a long and successful law enforcement career.

What Can You Afford?

Whether you are buying a watch to celebrate your career as a cop or you want to surprise a colleague, you need to familiarize yourself with prices before you set your heart on a specific watch.

There are cheap military watches that look expensive, built with performance in mind. You don’t need to break a bank to buy an expensive-looking timepiece. You can find an affordable watch that’s still modern-looking, sturdy, and durable.

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