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One of the largest uniform footwear companies in the world, Bates® is also one of the oldest. From its beginnings as a small dress footwear company in 1885 to a global company that manufactures and markets more than 1.5 million pair of uniform boots and shoes yearly, the Bates brand has stood for performance excellence.

In the early 1960’s the Bates Shoe Company changed its direction from a men’s dress shoe company and decided to focus on building the finest military dress shoe for the United States Navy. The original uniform oxford was such a tremendous success that more military uniform styles immediately followed, all with superior technology and performance features.

This superior quality uniform footwear was so enthusiastically embraced by the military community that Bates found them in high demand in the civilian uniform market as well. The Bates name was fast becoming synonymous with the very best there was to offer in both military and civilian uniform footwear.

Bates popularity and reputation for quality and performance is not confined to U.S. soil alone. International demand for the product began to grow in the 70’s and 80’s and Bates is now outfitting elite military organizations in over 50 countries.

Bates has recently added product lines that raise the bar on what its customers expect from uniform footwear. The Bates DuraShocks® comfort technology revolutionized the uniform footwear industry and became the new standard for comfort. The Bates Enforcer Series Ultra-Lites™ provides lightweight, tactical footwear that meets the demands of diverse and challenging environments.

Our commitment to delivering the very best uniform footwear in the world is unwavering and is backed by our ISO 9001-2000 manufacturing certification awarded by the United States Department of Defense.

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                 Bates Military Footwear - Law Enforcement, EMS, Fire Fighters, Swat, Security, Enforcer Defender, Counter Terrorism, Uniform Shoes and Boots for Men and Women. Some models have side zip for easy on and off.

The gold standard in uniform footwear. Since 1887, the Bates brand has outfitted military and law enforcement personnel with premium dress and tactical footgear. Bates boots and shoes are worn by military personnel in nearly forty countries around the world. The Bates brand has been part of the Wolverine World Wide brand portfolio since 1969.Visit_BatesFootwear.comFootwear for Military Tactical Law Enforcement Security Uniform Boots from Bates Boots