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Blog - Weapons - July 2010

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A Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy trains with an AR-type carbine. Photo by Kim Pham.

Engaging Suspects With Long Guns  

July 26, 2010
Handguns may be smaller, portable, lighter, concealable and convenient, but they aren't always the best tool for the job. This has been proven again and again on the battlefields of the world and in police engagements throughout history.
Smith & Wesson's double-action Bodyguard 38 offers a concealed hammer, ambidextrous cylinder release and is rated for +P ammunition. It weighs 14.3 ounces.

Small-Frame Revolvers: Still An Excellent Choice  

July 2, 2010
For an officer considering a backup gun, one of the major factors is weight. Smith & Wesson and Taurus have addressed these issues in the small-frame revolver by replacing heavier steel frames with lighter aluminum, titanium, and scandium metals.
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