Graduating from a Police Academy is a prestigious moment. After intense training and studies, you finally get the chance to go out on the field and serve your nation. For a patriot, there is no higher honor than this. But Police officers are more than this. They always have your back, are cool, funny, and cocky. And you should bring them gifts that are like them. Funny and cocky! So keeping this in mind, here are the top Police Academy Graduation Gifts to gift to your future police officer friend.
1) Concealed Inside Waistband Holster
A holster is one of the essential tools for a police officer. As a police officer, you have to have a gun when on the field at all times. And because of that, they need a holster for carrying it. A holster should be lightweight and just big enough so that their gun can fit inside. You don’t need an unwanted weight that may risk your movement. And sometimes you wish to have a concealed firearm for some extra level of protection. For that purpose, this concealed waistband holster will be perfect for your police friend.
2) BenShot Bullet Rocks Glass
Want to gift a fun gift that is useful, artistic, and unique? Then this Bullet Rocks Glass will be a perfect fit. This Bullet Rocks Glass is a handmade product made in the USA. This 11 oz whiskey glass is brought to you by a father and son duo based in Wisconsin. Every glass is hand-sculpted to perfection that comes with a real 0.308 bullet. A perfect gift for a cop who is a whiskyholic.
3) Thin Blue Line Flag Cap
When doing field duty, sometimes a police officer has to remain in the scorching heat of the sun. Although there is a baseball cap given to them, sometimes when off duty, they may not want to wear a service cap with informal clothing. Maybe this Blue Line Flag Cap will help.
This cap is made from 100% cotton and features hook and loop closures as well. This cap is lightweight, durable, and looks cool with a pre-stomped, beat, or run over design. A baseball cap like this can make a good police academy graduation gift.
4) 50 Caliber Shot Glass
These 50 Cal ceramic shot glasses can be a perfect addition to any man’s collection. And more so if he is a police officer. These pairs of glasses are shaped like a 50 caliber bullet and will surely give your buddy in blue a good laugh.
5) Tao Of Jeet Kune Do Book
A police officer often gets in a situation where he has to use his physical means to carry a task. This situation may often mean that they have to fight some criminals who are resisting arrest physically. And sometimes these situations can go out of control real fast. Although a police officer always had intense training in his police academy days, you cannot be too careful in these situations.
For any person who gets into these types of situations; often, they must read everything about fighting that they can get their hands on. And “Tao of Jeet Kune Do” is the bible of fighting techniques. Written by famous martial artist and actor Bruce Lee, this book tells you about Jeet Kune Do, a modern type of martial arts that incorporates Kung fu, Boxing, and Fencing, created by none other than Bruce Lee himself. This book can be a gift of great value for your police officer friend and will surely make him smile.
6) Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement
Sometimes remaining in law enforcement is much more important than graduating for it. Sometimes the most dangerous part of law enforcement is the toll it takes on an officer and not the streets. This book helps you cope up with that and will prevent future problems, solve your current issues, and will give answers to things that you always thought were an inevitable part of the job in such a way that is both humorous and engaging. A must-read for any Police officer and their family members.
7) Self Defense Tactical Pen
Any type of self-defense tool is a plus for a police officer who often gets into situations that is dangerous and life-threatening. And sometimes you just wish you had another level of self-defense tactic up your sleeve. This tactical self-defense tool will do an excellent job for your friend. This pen is made from CNC machined aircraft-grade aluminum for superior strength and houses a glass breaker at one end of the pen. It can be a good police academy graduation gift for your friend.
8) Gun Cylinder Paperweight Pen Holder
If your police officer friend spends much of his time doing desk work, then this Gun Cylinder Pen Holder can be an excellent gift for him. It is a heavy aluminum die-cast that you use as a paperweight. This paperweight can hold up to 6 desktop widgets like pens, scissors, markers, letter openers, and so on. So a win-win for your friend.
9) The War On Cops Book
The War On Cops is a must-read for every cop and law enforcement officer. This book tells you about the Ferguson effect and its effect on the criminal justice system. It deconstructs the central narrative of the black lives matter movement. It exposes the truth about why and when officers are forced to used force and explode the conceit of “mass incarceration.” This book authored by Heather Mac Donald (political commentator and attorney) can be the best book your friend will read about diminishing proactive policing, its causes, and the outcome.
10) Police Folding Knife
This spring assisted knife can be an excellent gift for a cop. This gear has a design that serves a variety of purposes efficiently like rescue, hunting, survival, and camping. It is heavy and is a sturdy knife that has a lock blade option so that it doesn’t close on you. Strong and durable. Perfect for a cop or someone who collects knives for a hobby.
11) Police Badge Bottle Opener
This Police Badge Bottle Opener can be a fun gift to give to any cop on their police academy graduation. It is made of heavy-duty stainless steel and is almost 1/16 inch thick and measures 2/4 by 3 inches. Your friend can easily slide it into his pocket or a wallet. Gift this bottle opener to your buddy if he loves parties and beer.
12) Side-Armor Car Seat Organizer
This Uncle Mike’s car seat organizer is a real deal-breaker for cops who need various tools for their job throughout the day. A cop can become disorganized real fast if he doesn’t have the proper equipment for housing his tools and instruments as they don’t get the time to organize every time. This seat organizer is opposite that. It helps to build a habit of keeping things organized in their own isolated space. Also, It has so many pockets that you will always have room for more tools. It is one of the best useful gifts you can get as a police academy graduation gift.
13) Spark Multitool Plier
This Roxon 14-in-1 multitool folding plier is versatile, sturdy, weighted, and durable. You can use it for anything, and it will stand the test of time. Also, it comes with a case that you can fit on thicker belt loops. It is pretty handy for a cop and can be a good police graduation gift.
14) Donut Coffee Mug
Associating donuts with cops is a stereotype that has been passed on for generations. There are so many jokes about police and donuts that you can create a 1000 page book on it. So a Donut Coffee Mug just might add another page to the book. This mug is a hilarious and funny cop gift that will make your friend laugh his a** off! And a beautiful one too!
15) Stainless Steel Bullet Shaped Whiskey Stones
These stainless steel whiskey stones will chill your drink in no time without losing its unique flavor and profile. These stones are shaped like real bullets that are worthy of a cop and for a unique twist in your drink, unlike regular conventional whiskey stones. This Whisky Stone set includes six stainless steel whiskey bullet rocks and a pair of tong that comes in an eye-catching velvet storage gift box.
16) Weatherproof Field Notebook
A cop has a lot of responsibilities to carry out. And it is natural to forget about stuff or critical info that you wouldn’t want to lose. And even if you write it in a notepad, there a small possibility that the rain will turn your paper to mush in no time. But this Weatherproof Field Notebook is 100% waterproof and will repel water, mud, sweat, grease, and will even survive your washing machine and more. Just keep in mind to write with an all-weather pen as a normal pen will smudge on the waxy pages. So if your friend is a cop or a first responder, better give him one because he’ll need it more than you know.
17) Behind the Badge: 365 Daily Devotions
This book is a cop’s best friend in times of danger and self-doubt. “Behind the badge” is a book that provides a cop with spiritual nourishment, strength, and integrity by giving them a daily dose of personal stories, relevant scriptures, quotes, and practical prayers. It tells a police officer what it means to serve God as a law enforcement officer. A must gift book from a friend to a cop.
18) Survival Card
This stainless steel multitool Survival Card can be a Bottle Opener, Cutting Edge, Flat Screwdriver, Can Opener, Ruler, Butterfly Screw Wrench, 4 Position Wrench, Water Compass, Keyhole Chain, Saw Blade, and a Position Wrench. And a cop can easily keep it inside his pocket or wallet.
19) St. Michael Law Enforcement Prayer Coin
St. Michael is an archangel and patron of Police officers and other law enforcement officers. And to have a St. Michael coin with them at all times gives them strength and hope to do their duty with courage and integrity. The thin blue line at the back of the coin is a representation of the border between order and chaos, life and death. This is the line that our police officers protect. Also, it serves to commemorate the fallen comrades in the line of duty. This coin is one of the best police academy graduation gifts that you can give to your cop friend.
20) Thin Blue Line across ANY US State
This gift can be a great wall decor item for your friend’s house that shows at which state he will be posted or is posted as a law enforcement officer. TBL Across any US State is a custom gift that requires you to tell the officer’s name, year, and state to the seller for printing purposes. The printing on the burlap is sturdy and reliable. This gift can be a high-quality centerpiece hanging on your friend’s wall showing their accomplishment to others.
21) Citizen Thin Blue Line Watch
Want to gift an expensive item? Then this Citizen Eco-Drive Thin Blue Line Watch will be a perfect gift to give a law enforcement officer. Even better if your friend likes to collect watches. What’s good about this watch is that not only it has TBL (Thin Blue Line) on the front of this watch, but a TBL flag engraved at the back as well. A perfect gift for the special one who risks his life to protect you and your family.
22) Caliber Real Bullet Bottle Opener
These bullet bottle openers are made from real 50 caliber bullets that come as a set of six high quality and authentic round bottle openers. These babies are handcrafted in the US, and a portion of their profits go to Wounded Warrior Project headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Also, it comes with six premium quality velvet bags for each bottle opener. It is a gift that is worthy of a police officer.
23) Thin Blue Line Flag
Show your support and gratitude to law enforcement by gifting this TBL flag to your cop friend. This flag is made up of 210D nylon and has bright colors that don’t bleed. This flag is excellent for LE festivals and celebrations. Your friend will fall in love with this flag at first glance.
24) Thin Blue Line Can Coolers
This TBL can coolers keep your cans chilled for a long time. Also, these coolers help your hands from getting cold when holding a cold drink. These can coolers are printed in the US and are a perfect fit for a 12 to 16 oz cans. It comes as a set of six and can make a unique item as a police academy graduation gift.
25) You Can’t Make This Stuff Up Book
You can’t make this stuff up is a book that contains various lighthearted and entertaining police stories that were submitted to the author. These stories are a fun and exciting read if you want to know what kind of things a cop has to go through during their lives as a police officer. The stories in this book range from hilarious to funny to sad and have everything you will never see in a Hollywood movie.
26) Praying Police Officer Figurine
This Praying Police Officer figurine is made of quality resin polymer stone material and will be a fantastic police officer gift for your friend. The pedestal has two sentences in writing on either side of the figurine that says, “Patient in Affliction” and “Faithful in Prayer,” a sentiment that resonates with almost every police officer.
27) Custom Thin Blue Line Flag Wall Decor
This TBL Flag wall decor is a custom made item and is produced by printing the TBL Flag, custom name, and date on a burlap, cotton, or linen by the bolt. The burlap that is used in this product is a tightly woven natural, rustic fabric that is heavyweight with the premium quality so that the artwork won’t get lost in the weave. The frame is sold separately from the printed material.
29) Law Enforcement Silicone Bracelets
If you are a family of police officers or have a bunch of cops as friends, this 4-pack Law Enforcement Silicone Bracelet will make them happy and thankful. Every bracelet has a unique design that shows support to Law Enforcement and its officers. It can be stretched slightly for a comfortable fit. Give these to your buddies and wear it proudly.
30) Badge Holder Wallet
A wallet houses many necessary things. From coins to your license, almost everything small enough can fit into your wallet. As an average person, you can work with these wallets. But a police officer has one other thing to worry about—their PO Badge. For these, badge wallets are made like this one. This leather badge wallet protects a cops badge and their RFID cards—a useful gift for a dear friend.
31) Police Officer Coffee Mug
This porcelain Police Officer Coffee Mug can be an amusing and exciting gift for your friend or loved one. This coffee mug is the perfect size for any coffee lover and can quickly become their go-to coffee mug.
32) Police Car 3D Pop Up Gift Card
Greeting cards as a gift are evergreen and have a way to make anyone feel special—even police officers who have just graduated from a police academy. This 3D pop-up police car greeting card will bring a radiant smile on your friend’s face and is a perfect way of saying congratulations to a recently graduated police officer. This card will be a treasure for them for many years to come.
33) Police Badge Whisky Decanter
Sometimes all a cop needs after a grueling day is his stress-relieving glass of whiskey. And a custom decanter like this one will be a gift to remember. This Police Badge Whiskey Decanter is made from premium high-quality Italian glass that measures approx 10.75” tall and can hold up to 23 oz of your favorite spirits. The badge, name, rank, and year are laser engraved into the glass that looks beautiful and attractive.
34) Custom Thin Blue Line Flag Canvas
This custom Thin Blue Line Flag Canvas will be an excellent addition to your friend’s house. This wall decor comes in three sizes—10″x20″,12”x36” or 20”x60” and ready to hang from the seller. You can customize the name and badge/ID number of the person for whom you are buying this present. Framed and unframed options are also available with this canvas.
35) Law Dogs: Great Cops In American History
This book features more than thirty real-life stories of some of the most significant police officers that distinguished themselves by going above and beyond in their line of duty. From US deputy marshals, Texas Rangers, FBI officers to local and retired police officers, the author has uncovered facts from fiction and brought you several heroic and action-packed law enforcement tale.