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SHOT Show 2014: Impressions from Vegas  

January 15, 2014
I don't understand the prohibitive nature of no firearms at SHOT Show, particularly since its demographic is represented by quite a few cops and military personnel.

Video: SHOT Show 2014—Glock's New .380  

January 14, 2014
Made to fit nicely on your ankle or in your pocket. The G42 is small, but it retains all the classic Glock controls and the feel of the Austrian gunmaker’s larger pistols. When you grab it, you’ll feel the ergonomics are pure Glock.
<p>Glock Model 42</p>

SHOT Show 2014—New Rifles and Handguns at Range Day  

January 13, 2014
Glock garnered most of the pre-show hype for the .380 ACP market with its introduction of the Model 42 pistol. This is the Austrian gunmaker's smallest pistol to date.
<p>Photo of SIG P227: Paul Budde and Becky Leavitt</p>

Do Not Tweak Your Service Weapon  

December 11, 2013
Most all departments have regulations regarding the modification of departmental issue/carry weapons. There are stories of weapons that failed to operate as designed due to poorly attempted modifications by the untrained and/or unskilled.
<p>Photo of Beretta 92F courtesy of Wikimedia.</p>

Double-Action Semi-Auto Pistols Fall Out of Favor  

September 24, 2013
At the present time, only a few agencies still issue Beretta or S&W double-action pistols. In view of the currently available semi-auto models from Glock, S&W, and Springfield, use of double-action pistols has become much more limited.
<p>Photo by Austen George.</p>

Product Test: TatJacket's Sling Band-It  

August 1, 2013
You may know the frustration of having your sling get caught up on something when you need to deploy quickly. I want to gather up the sling and secure it in a nice, neat bundle and deploy it efficiently. TatJacket's Sling Band-It solves this annoyance.
<p>Daniel Defense&#39;s DDM4 ISR.</p>

Why Patrol Rifles Need a Suppressor  

July 16, 2013
Now that many patrol officers are commonly equipped with the AR platform, these officers and their trainers have identified a valid concern for high frequency decibel gunfire generated by these weapons.
<p>Photo courtesy of Tracking Point.</p>

Will LE Adopt the 'Smart' Rifle?  

June 17, 2013
Tracking Point Innovations hopes to change the way precision shooters calculate their shot by mounting "smart" aiming technology to a custom rifle. SWAT operators told POLICE Magazine they'll wait to see if it will hold up to duty use.
<p>U.S. Army Rangers train at Fort Benning, Ga. Photo via <a href=&quot;; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Edward N. Johnson</a>/Flickr.</p>

U.S. Army Cancels Carbine Replacement Initiative  

May 31, 2013
The M4 has become the U.S. Army's standard-issue combat rifle, and it's also a popular choice for SWAT operators, patrol officers, and federal agents. And it looks like law enforcement will continue to choose it for some time to come.
<p>Photo by Kelly Bracken.</p>

Connecticut's Dangerous Weapon Offender Registry  

April 15, 2013
It does make logical sense to keep firearms out of the hands of people who have just been treated for psychiatric issues or adjudicated mentally ill. However, taking weapons out of the hands of people with low-level misdemeanor convictions is nothing short of excessive government overreach.
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