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ESS Rollbar Tactical Sunglass - ESS Eyepro
The new ESS Rollbar Tactical interchangeable-lens sunglass has a broad wrap that...

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<p>Photo: Martinelli &amp; Associates</p>

Revisiting the "21-Foot Rule"  

The so-called "21-Foot Rule" was born and soon spread throughout the law enforcement community. But is the "21-Foot Rule" a forensic fact or a police myth?

<p>Photo: LaserLyte</p>

LaserLyte Training Tyme Kit  

LaserLyte currently makes several different products to "up the game" for dry firing practice. At the core of this system are simple laser-enabled "dummy rounds" that can be inserted into the chamber and produce a brief red dot on the target when the shot falls.

<p>Photo: Plinker Arms</p>

Police Product Test: Plinker Arms .22LR Upper Conversion Kit  

Plinker Arms has recently released a line of complete AR-15 upper receiver kits that convert your 5.56mm to a .22LR. They sent me the short-barreled rifle version with a 12.5-inch barrel, free-float handguards, and threaded flash suppressor.

<p>Photo: Becky Leavitt</p>

DoubleTap Defense Tactical Pocket Pistol  

The most recent reincarnation and reimagining of the derringer concept is the DoubleTap Tactical Pistol produced by DoubleTap Defense of St. Louis, Missouri. While similar in concept to earlier over/under derringer-type pistols in design, the DoubleTap's materials, construction, functioning, and options are as modern as tomorrow.

<p>Photo: Mark W. Clark</p>

SIG Sauer P320 Duty Pistol  

SIG Sauer's answer to complaints about its manual safety and DA/SA trigger is the new P320, which blends the best of the classic SIG design with the attributes of a striker-fired, polymer-framed pistol.

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U.S. Park Officer Tells of His Response to 2013 Navy Yard Shooting

Nearly one year after the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, one of the officers who took on the killer tells his story.

Killer Who Shot NYPD Officer in 1974 Up for Parole

The 67-year-old twice-convicted killer is up for parole in November, but the officer's family is fighting his release.

SureFire Adds Two IR-Capable Weapon Lights to X-Series Lineup

The X300V and X400V IRc feature SureFire’s V-Series head, a sealed, selectable head that contains both a white-light and infrared LED inside, to accommodate missions requiring visible and virtually non-visible (to the naked eye) illumination.

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In Weapons Blog

Warrior Tech's SafeCycle Chamber Verification Device

Warrior Tech, LLC took the chamber flag concept and improved upon it greatly. The company's new SafeCycle chamber verification...

Video Review: Glock G42 .380 Pocket Pistol

PoliceMag.com asked Sgt. A.J. George of the Scottsdale (Ariz.) Police Department to give us his thoughts on Glock's new G42 .380...

SHOT Show 2014: Video of Kershaw's New Knives

In this video, Rexford and Kershaw's Jim McNair discuss the features of the knives, the material used, and their fit and finish.

   
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<p><strong><span>Neck Index</span></strong><span>&mdash;Draw your handgun and hold it in a one-handed grip, then draw your flashlight, grip it in your non-shooting fist, and position the light against your neck on your non-shooting side. Now as you sweep with your body and your gun hand, your head and neck will naturally follow and so will the beam of your light. <strong><span>Pros</span></strong>: Works with small or large lights. Works well with tail cap-activated lights. Allows simultaneous illumination of both your sights and the target. Easy to search without muzzle sweep. Easy to transition into flashlight strike. Cons: Limits user to one-handed gun grip. Can draw fire to head. Can create excess flash on sights.</span></p>
Pros and Cons of Handgun and Flashlight Techniques
There are numerous techniques for using a handgun and a...
<p>The L9-A1 is Steyr-Mannlicher&#39;s newest polymer frame pistol. Visible here is the trigger block safety lever on the face of the trigger, large extractor, take-down lever, internal safety lock cylinder, extended magazine baseplate, and low-mount, no-snag rear sight.</p>
Steyr Mannlicher L9-A1 Duty Pistol Photo Gallery
Available chambered for either the 9mm Luger or .40 S&W,...
<p>Your first priority is moving the clothing that is concealing your weapon.</p>
IWB Concealed Carry Holster Draw
Drawing from an IWB can be entirely different than drawing...
 
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