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<p>Photo: Photo: Los Angeles County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department</p>

Tactical Nostalgia  

In police work I would never wish to return to those ancient cumbersome flashlights, or Nash Rambler patrol cars, or the lack of portable radios or body armor. But today even our firearms have become tech heavy.

<p>Photo: SIG Sauer</p>

SIG Sauer MCX Carbine  

When SIG offered to send me an MCX rifle configured for police duty use I couldn't wait. MCX rifles feature a slim-profile, chrome-lined, cold-hammer-forged barrel topped off with SIG's own muzzle device.

<p>Many of the 12-round loop cartridge carriers used in the 1960s and 1970s simply fit over the top of the duty belt and then fastened with snaps at the bottom. (Photo: Kevin McPherson &ndash; Retired New Mexico State Police)</p>

The Evolution of Duty Gear  

While the Sam Browne system is a part of our traditions and other duty gear incarnations served us well in the past, the updated versions are more practical in modern policing.

Grip, Trigger Control, and Aiming  

I refer to grip, trigger control, and aiming as the trifecta of handgun techniques. In the final analysis it is these three essential fundamentals that must be anchored firmly into your skill set.

<p>The Pepper Pak 50 is designed for a number of law enforcement applications, including crowd control. (Photo: Less Lethal Concepts)</p>

Less Lethal Concepts: The OC Projector  

Less Lethal Concepts' Pepper Pak 50 is designed to deliver chemical agents at up to 85 feet, protecting officers and reducing the need for deadly force.


Kriss Vector GEN II Now Available in 10mm Auto

Kriss USA, designer and manufacturer of small arms, has begun delivery of the first KRISS Vector firearms chambered in 10mm to authorized resellers and distributors.

Ring's Manufacturing Introduces Walther PPS M2 Training Bluegun

Ring's Manufacturing has introduced a Walther PPS M2 Bluegun training pistol replica. The PPS training pistol is molded from solid blue polyurethane to differentiate it from a live weapon.

OfficerStore Partners with WarFytr, Offers New Liberty Holster

OfficerStore recently partnered with WarFytr. Its new Liberty Holster's ambidextrous design gives the wearer many carrying options, and its patent-pending Fabriclip can be used to securely latch it onto backpacks, purses, pockets, and more.


In Weapons Blog

Appendix Carry…Thousands of Thugs Can’t be Wrong

During the course of the 3-hour run of scenarios in their “town”, I found the appendix style to work very well. I consistently...

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...

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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><a href=&quot;; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Action Target</a> installs full-scale indoor and outdoor ranges for law enforcement, as well as portable systems. Action Target&#39;s Track Runner heavy-duty track-mounted moving target system is designed for more permanent range installations. Unlike portable systems where the target is suspended from a steel cable, targets used with the Track Runner are mounted to a trolley that runs on a special track mounted close to the ground. This approach is ideal for realistic tactical applications because the target can move to different locations, change speed and direction, and dart in and out of cover. Action Target is now officially ISO 9001:2008 certified.</p>
Shooting Range Systems and Equipment 2015
This equipment will help you improve your firearms skills,...
<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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