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.
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.
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.
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.
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.