First specified by the FBI National Academy as standard training issue; the 5.11 Tactical Pants have enjoyed considerable popularity over the past 30+ years. Known for its signature rear slash pockets and strap,the sturdy, seven-pocket pants are made of tough, 8.5-oz. 100% cotton canvas that becomes increasingly more comfortable over time. They stands up to the rigors of daily work, play and travel. Known for superior comfort, functionality and fit, the tactical pants feature a self-adjusting comfort waistband that helps you bend and stretch with ease. Front pockets are strong and roomy; inverted pleats on the cargo pockets remain flat until needed for a neat, professional appearance. A narrow thigh pocket accommodates a magazine, cell phone or utility knife. The extra deep rear pockets hold extended mags, a baton or a 15? flashlight. Double and triple-needle construction is utilized throughout, plus 48 bartacks in high-stress areas add to the tremendous strength of the tactical pants. The double reinforced seat and knees provide enhanced abrasion protection, and interior knee slots are ready to accept 6mm neoprene kneepads. At the ankle hemline, built-in blousing strap openings can accommodate 500 cord. On the 5.11 Tactical Pants, we use only genuine, locking-flange YKK zippers and quality PRYM snaps, both of which are top-of-the-line in the industry. Additional quality hardware is found in the front, where a convenient D-ring holds your keys, or ID. The legendary fit of the 5.11 Tactical Pant is a closely-guarded secret based on a tried-and-true formula created 30 years ago from its mountaineering roots. The authentic 5.11 Tactical Pants is the only pant on the market with a 30-year history of delivering quality, functionality, comfort and value. It has consistently stood the test of time worldwide. Accept no imitations or look-alikes; the authentic 5.11 Tactical Pants are the genuine article.