Word frequently used by some policemen who lack communication & people-skills and are more concerned with having cool police-gear than with actually doing good old-fashioned police work.
Tactical can also relate/refer to anything with more emphasis on equipment, weapons, defensive-training, & Officer-Safety than on getting out there in the street, knocking on doors, talking to the community, and getting the job done.
A commonly misunderstood word. Pretty much anything can be tactical provided you are using it in a tactical application.
A word used by firearm, cutlery, ammo, or clothes manufacturers to make their products more appealing. The advertisement for said “tactical” products usually includes pictures of the armed forces, fire, explosions, people dressed up like SWAT members, and American flags
These tactical products tend to cost a lot more than regular products and usually offer nothing other than tacky looks. Usually the guns are black and have folding stocks. Blades tend to be menacing looking. Usually they will have large serrations, an awkward grind , and most likely painted black or camo.
Idiot: Look I just bought this new knife. The Nocturnal Special-Ops US MarineSAS Killer.
Me: What do you plan to use it for?
Idiot: Everyday tactical carry.
Me: Good luck trying to convince a jury you weren’t planning to hurt anyone when you decided to star carrying that.
Basically a 12oz shot of liqour done early in the night to guarantee you get fucked up. Generally cheap liqour such as vladimir vodka is used. A person doing a tactic is usually in need of a chaser.
Common amongst tactic doers is the practice of a pre-shot announcement of the night's goal.
Ex: "Tonight I'm going to get a bj from Sarah."
Also common amongst tactic doers is the practice of a post-shot speech or words of wisdom.
Ex: "Goatees originated in ancient rome. When a man was caught fucking a goat, the villagers would shave off the sides of the beard so everyone in the village knew that this man was a goatfucker. And that's why we call goatees 'goatfuckers'."