The Bates E02272 GX-8 Waterproof GORE-TEX Composite Toe Side Zip Boot features several advanced boot technologies for law enforcement and military operating in specific environments. This boot features a waterproof bootie that completely shields your feet from water and wicks moisture away from your feet. A lightweight composite toe protects your toes from falling objects and is non-metallic so it is airport friendly. A tough side zipper provides easy wear and removal for those looking for convenience and speed. A high-quality Bates EVA midsole attenuates shock during intense physical activity or running. His boot is ideal for professionals looking for a low-profile boot with an athletic fit and feel and comfort features that will ensure you can perform your duty in comfort.