I catch some hell for wearing these — my friends call ’em “cop boots.” But what they really are is majorly comfortable. They’re called “tactical boots,” and they’re designed to feel like sneakers but give you the protection of boots.
So yeah, they’re “cop boots.”
I picked up a pair a while back when I was looking for general “kick around the shop and out in the boonies” boots. I have a pair of steel-toes, but you don’t always need steel-toe protection, and they’re awfully heavy. Since I’m not really much of a fashion guy — at least when it comes to work boots — I decided to pick a pair the same way I pick a musical instrument: by how they feel and work, not how they look. I ended up with these because they work exactly as advertised.
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