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Lou Salseda

Lou Salseda

Lou Salseda is a retired LAPD sergeant with 34 years of law enforcement experience. He is the chief instructor of TAC-1 Defensive Firearms Training in Santa Clarita, Calif., and is a consultant for law enforcement training and litigation.

Nick Jacobellis

Nick Jacobellis

Nick Jacobellis is a medically retired U.S. Customs Agent and former New York police officer who was physically disabled in the line of duty while working undercover as a federal agent.

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<p>Photo courtesy of Remington.</p>

Remington Recalls LE 00-Buck Shells  

March 19, 2013
Remington Arms has issued a recall for several lots of its reduced-recoil law enforcement 00-buck ammunition, according to an announcement on the company's website.
<p>Photo courtesy of SIG Sauer.</p>

Product Test: SIG Sauer's M11-A1 Pistol  

February 8, 2013
The M11-A1 is basically a P228 with a blackened stainless steel slide, Sig Lite night sights, phosphate coated internal parts, a set of Sig Lite night sights, a short reset trigger, and a blackened alloy frame. The M11-A1 is also shipped with three high-capacity 15-round Parkerized magazines.
<p>Heckler &amp; Koch introduced its HK45 Tactical pistol. Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>

SHOT Show 2013: New .45s at Range Day  

January 14, 2013
The firearms manufacturers have brought a grab bag of .45 ACP pistols to the 2013 Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show aimed, at least in part, at officers working tactical and plainclothes assignments.
<p>Photo via The Firearm Blog.</p>

Glock 30S Arriving Soon  

January 9, 2013
Glock plans to introduce a new pistol called the Glock 30S, a .45-caliber hybrid of the company's Glock 30 and Glock 36, a prominent gun blog is reporting ahead of SHOT Show.
<p>Photo: Kim Pham</p>

Police Readers Oppose Assault Weapon Ban  

December 20, 2012
A full 84% of those officers who chose to answer the question (498) said that restricting the sale of "assault weapons" would not reduce the number of mass murder incidents such as the Newtown Massacre.
<p>SIG Sauer&#39;s P226. Photo: <a href=&quot;; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Wikimedia</a>.</p>

SIG To Introduce P227 In .45 ACP  

November 14, 2012
SIG Sauer's aggressive expansion of its handgun lineup will include a new model called the P227 that could be introduced as early as SHOT Show 2013, according to a Missouri firearm dealer.
<p>Photo courtesy of Heizer Defense.</p>

DoubleTap Pocket Pistol Shelved  

October 16, 2012
A year after announcing the DoubleTap pocket pistol as an innovative backup gun for officers, the pistol's inventor issued a press release that Heizer Defense won't be able to produce the gun.
<p>Photo: POLICE file</p>

Using Light To Illuminate Threats  

August 29, 2012
Light can be one of an officer's most valuable allies in close-quarter battle. A tactical light helps you identify and neutralize threats. It also prevents you from dropping the hammer on a fellow officer or a civilian who is not a threat.
<p>Photo via Glock.</p>

Glock's 21SF: The Perfect Duty Weapon  

August 7, 2012
My top criteria for a law enforcement duty gun include reliability, stopping power, ergonomics, and ease of maintenance. Glock has packaged all of these and more into what I consider to be the perfect law enforcement duty weapon, the Glock 21SF (Short Frame).
<p>S&amp;W&#39;s M&amp;P Shield. Photo courtesy of Nick Jacobellis.</p>

Why Officers Will Embrace S&W's M&P Shield  

July 25, 2012
With its M&P Shield subcompact pistol, Smith & Wesson is revisiting a concept that once made history. The Shield hearkens back to the S&W Model 39, the first modern DA/SA pistol with a single column magazine and a thin grip.
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