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<p>Photo: Officer Adam Baker, Aledo (Ill.) PD</p>

Instinct and Knife Attack Defense  

It is ridiculous to think that an officer could take a single defensive tactics course that teaches specific techniques for knife defense and then be prepared for a knife attack.

<p><em>The LSL program stresses the complications found in close quarters, forcing officers to see, understand, and react faster. (Photo: Khyber Interactive Associates LLC)<br /></em></p>

Lights, Sights, and Lasers  

The "Lights, Sights, and Lasers" training course is completely free to law enforcement officers and it provides always evolving training that is otherwise often hard to come by. 


Common Sense Concealed Carry  

Before you stuff a pistol in your waistband and head out the door there are a ton of things you first need to square away in your mind.

<p>Photo: A.J. George</p>

Glock G43 Subcompact Pistol  

I must not have been the only one wishing for a 9mm single-stack Glock because the G43 was unveiled just a few short months ago and it has been an instant hit.

<p>Photo: Michael T. Rayburn</p>

Moving While Shooting  

There are a number of benefits to shooting while moving. First, a moving target is a much harder target to hit than one that is stationary. Secondly, it lessens that action-versus-reaction gap


Daniel Defense Releases DD5V1 7.62 Rifle

Daniel Defense—engineer and manufacturer of firearms, precision rail systems, and accessories—has announced the release of a new rifle for the 7.62 x 51mm NATO (.308) cartridge. The new DD5V1 incorporates more than a decade of expertise from Daniel Defense engineers and designers.

Video: Colorado Sheriffs Challenging State Gun Laws

A group of sheriffs from different Colorado counties are moving forward with their fight to repeal stricter state gun laws put in place three years ago.

MasterPiece Arms Reveals New MPA BA SF Chassis – Side Folder

MasterPiece Arms (MPA) has announced the availability of its new MPA BA SF Chassis – Side Folder, part of the MPA Bolt Action Chassis Systems product line. This distinctive chassis system provides a super-precision platform for the Remington 700, Savage, Howa, and a variety of custom actions. T


In Weapons Blog

SHOT Show 2015: Days 1 and 2 on the Floor

It doesn’t seem to be a “year of the gun” but more of a “year of the gun stuff,” as many of the firearms manufacturers seem to be...

SHOT Show 2015: Report from Industry Day at the Range

The biggest challenge for me was to narrow down those firearms and products that are applicable to law enforcement and try to keep...

Talon Grips for AR-15

After some trial and error, the company's founder began producing laser-cut grip panels that not only fit perfectly but also...

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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><a href=&quot;;>Aerko International </a>makes several varieties of subject control sprays. Punch II is available as a cone-shaped mist, coherent stream, or high-volume burst delivery. Water-based Punch III Formula forms micro bubble foam on impact to the face of the subject. Freeze + P employs the non-flammable solvent blend used in the company&#39;s Freeze system and incorporates both CS and OC. A variety of sizes are available and all formulas are completely non-flammable.</p>
Less-Lethal Weapons 2014
From ECWs, to sprays, to impact munitions, these less-lethal...
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