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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.

Blog - Weapons

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<p>A Colt worker puts the finishing touches on a semi-auto pistol. Photo: A.J. George</p>

How Colt Maintains Quality Control  

July 11, 2012
There were a few things I noticed immediately about the manufacturing plant. First, the building and almost everything in it was an interesting mix of museum-quality artifacts and cutting-edge technology. Some of the plants machinery in service today has been in use for nearly 100 years.
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<p>Photo: A.J. George</p>

Zeroing In at Aimpoint Training Program  

June 14, 2012
Telluric's instructors ran us through several great drills designed to emphasize the fast target acquisition ability and accuracy of the Aimpoint optics.
<p>Photo: Scott Smith</p>

10-8's 1911 Pistol Operator Course  

June 12, 2012
To help 1911 users diagnose, correct, and maintain their fussy firearm, the training arm of 10-8 Performance offers a 1911 diagnostics and operation course. The staff of 10-8 Consulting is made up of fulltime or retired officers who carry or carried 1911s as their duty weapon, including founder Hilton Yam.
<p>Tools needed to disassemble an AR-tyle rifle are provided at Colt&#39;s law enforcement armorer&#39;s course. Photo: Dean Caputo</p>

Colt's Law Enforcement Armorer Course  

May 11, 2012
Colt is one of the best known names for duty ARs and offers one of the most intensive armorer's courses. The armorer course covers everything from replacing a front sight to rebuilding the bolt and bolt-carrier assembly.
<p>Screenshot: POLICE file</p>

UC Davis Pepper-Spraying Incident: After-Action Report  

April 11, 2012
The independent committee reviewing the pepper spraying of protesters at UC Davis in November issued its after-action report that cited numerous lapses and errors by campus administrators and officers, concluding the incident "should and could have been prevented."
<p>Photo: Arsenal Firearms</p>

Arsenal's AF2011-A1 Double Barrel 1911  

March 22, 2012
New Italian firearms manufacturer Arsenal Firearms has arrived with a bang, introducing a double-barrel 1911 pistol that fires two .45-caliber projectiles simultaneously.

Bill Would Strip Fed Wildlife Agents of Firearms  

February 17, 2012
As written, the Freedom from Over‐Criminalization and Unjust Seizures (FOCUS) Act of 2012 would remove authority from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA agents and officers to carry firearms.

SHOT Show 2012 Video: Kel-Tec's RFB  

January 18, 2012
Kel-Tec offers the RFB, a bullpup rifle well suited to undercover work or other law enforcement missions that call for a compact weapon that delivers .308 knock-down power.
<p>A Range Day participant shoots the HK45 Compact Tactical.</p>

SHOT Show 2012: Range Day  

January 16, 2012
The media range day preview at SHOT Show offers writers an exclusive preview of new introductions. Here's a quick glimpse at several of the innovative items that appeared at the range this year.

Product Test: Accurate Armory LE Light M4  

January 5, 2012
Accurate Armory's LE Light M4 carbine sets itself apart from others with a 1:7 twist and a reduced overall weight. This quality carbine meets or exceeds Mil-Spec standards for barrel, receiver, chamber, bolt, front sight, and anodizing.
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