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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: 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.

<p>Photo: Becky Leavitt</p>

Steyr Mannlicher L9-A1 Duty Pistol  

The current version of the full-size Steyr duty pistol, the L9-A1, debuted last year. Available chambered for either the 9mm Luger or .40 S&W, the L9-A1 has many of the features of Steyr's earlier pistols along with several new ones, including a redesigned trigger.

<p>Photo: Bradley Nickell</p>

Deadly Threats: The Longest 10 Seconds  

The most stressful situation a police officer can face is an unexpected deadly threat—someone wanting to kill you or another person. You must react to it. And you don't have time to think.

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

Drawing from Non-Duty Holsters  

In law enforcement training we tend to focus only on how to draw a full-size service pistol from a duty holster. Let's look at some preferred techniques for drawing from a variety of concealed carry, off-duty, and special operation holsters.

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Weapons, Body Armor Found at Seattle Home After Fatal Shooting

Seattle police said they found a stockpile of weapons and body armor in the home of a man who was fatally shot by police Saturday night after he fired on officers.

Safariland Adds 7TS Holster Fits for Glock and SIG Sauer Firearms

Safariland announced today the expansion of the 7TS Holster Series with new fits for the Glock 17/22 and 19/23 with the most popular lights, and new fits for the SIG Sauer P220R/P226R, P227 full-size/compact and the P229R.

Daily News: Police Need Military-Grade Gear

A New York Daily News article talks about the need for military-grade equipment for local law enforcement.

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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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