Our Guide to Tactical Trousers

When it comes to choosing the right gear for tactical operations, whether you're in the police ,security, law enforcement, military, or just simply an outdoor enthusiast, one essential item that can greatly enhance your performance and comfort is a reliable pair of tactical trousers. 

These trousers are designed to withstand demanding environments while providing functionality, durability, and a touch of style too. In this guide, we will explore the key features and factors to consider when selecting tactical trousers, helping you make an informed decision for your specific needs.

Material and Durability:

One of the primary considerations when choosing tactical trousers is the material used in their construction. It is crucial for you to look for trousers made from high-quality fabrics that strike a balance between durability and comfort. Some common materials include ripstop nylon, polyester-cotton blends, and tactical-specific fabrics such as Teflon-coated or Cordura nylon which all offer excellent resistance to wear and tear, abrasions, and harsh weather conditions. These make great trousers for your role as they can withstand the toughest of situations.


Tactical trousers are renowned for their practical features that cater to the needs of professionals in the field which is why it is also essential for these trousers to contain pockets for convenience. You may see a range of cargo pockets, thigh pockets, and knife/tool pockets which are often incorporated into the design to provide convenient storage options for the different accessories you may carry on you in your job role. Additionally, you may find reinforced knees which add extra durability and protection for the user as well as adjustable waistbands and ankle cuffs which can often be customised to suit your needs


Comfort and freedom of movement are crucial and often tactical trousers will feature a range of comfort benefits such as: articulated knees, gusseted crotches, and stretch panels to enhance the user's mobility without feeling restricted. We recommend you also look for trousers with moisture-wicking and quick-drying properties to keep you dry and comfortable during intense activities, especially as these will be long-lasting over the different seasons. On this note, some trouser styles will come with ventilation systems to regulate temperature and prevent overheating which are better suited for summer time or hotter climates. 

Fit and Sizing:

There is nothing more annoying than a pair of trousers that keep falling down and so it is essential for you to select the perfect fit for your comfort and functionality. Most tactical trousers come in regular, slim, or relaxed fits, allowing you to choose the style that suits your preferences and body type. Look at the customer reviews and the sizing chart to get an idea of what to go for but it is always best for you to try a few sizes to compare them and remember they may stretch over time so invest in a good belt too.

At Patrol Store, we offer a wide selection of tactical trousers from renowned brands, ensuring you have access to high-quality options that combine style, durability, and functionality.

Some of our most popular tactical trousers are below:

Postal Rates:

Order Value Standard Delivery
(Royal Mail 'Tracked 48'. 2 to 3 working days)
Express Delivery
(Royal Mail 'Tracked 24'. 1 to 2 working days)
Priority Delivery
(DPD - next working day courier). Orders placed by 3pm
Under £15 £3.49 £5.99 £8.99
Over £15 £6.99 £7.99 £8.99
  • Priority Delivery will require a signature on delivery.
  • Please note all orders need to be placed before 3pm online (or 2.30pm if placed by phone), Monday-Friday in order to benefit from same day dispatch. (Excludes Bank Holidays and stated closed days).
  • Postage rates apply to online orders with total weights under 10kg.
  • Next working day courier to UK overseas addresses, Northern Ireland and the highlands of Scotland do not count as mainland UK and will be charged at £19.99 (Royal Mail options are the same as for the UK).
  • Orders to BFPO addresses will be sent Standard Royal Mail 48. Although BFPO orders will be shipped the same day, please allow additional delivery time to arrive at the final destination address.
  • Orders to the Republic of Ireland will be charged at £19.99 and are sent Royal Mail International delivery

Other Postage T&Cs

1. Refusal to accept delivery of an order will result in a £15 deduction from the refund against the cost of goods.

2. If you need your order re-consigned to a new address, (excluding a neighbours) after dispatch a £10 surcharge may be applied to cover the courier fees.

3. If you are unable to receive a delivery and the goods are returned to us, a second postage equal to the original will be required to re-dispatch the goods, or if a refund is requested, a £15 deduction will be applied.

4. Please ensure that you enter a complete and accurate delivery address as PatrolStore.com cannot be held responsible for items which go missing or are delayed due to inaccurate or incomplete delivery address information.

5. 'Standard Delivery' and 'Express Delivery' are not signed-for services and are not considered lost until 15 working days have passed from the date of dispatch. Once 15 working days have expired we will provide a replacement via a courier or special delivery service. We regret that we cannot refund such items that are lost, or send replacements before the 15 working day period. Please choose 'Priority' delivery if you require items urgently.

6. Postcodes for Highlands and Islands of Scotland, N Ireland, Isle of Man & Isles of Scilly, Channel Islands and Isle of Wight are: FK17-99, G83, KW1-14, IV, HS, KA27-28, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH15-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE, AB51

7. Guarantee: If your order does not arrive within the specified time frame for your delivery address, we will refund the full cost of your postage and packing to you.

8. Please call to discuss deliveries weighing more than 10Kg : 0800 999 4411

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