Tactical Pants - Galls
A popular choice for public safety professionals, the Galls Tactical Pants are...
Back in the late 1970s when the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) established a trade show for the hunting and firearms industry, no one could have predicted that the exposition would become a major stage for the unveiling of law enforcement products. But that's what the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show has become.
The DoubleStar 1911 is pretty basic - in a good way. Other than the ubiquitous light rail, the design is pretty much what John Browning intended with all of the functions and features exactly where an experienced 1911 shooter would expect them to be.
While the U.S. military has largely transitioned en masse to using optics on issued M4 carbines and other weapons, many American law enforcement agencies continue to use patrol rifles and carbines with iron sights and no optics. So the question is valid: Do you really need combat optics on your patrol rifle?
To adopt the preferred targeting zone, officers will need to train themselves to avoid center mass.
Check out a sampling of law enforcement ammunition made to meet the specific needs of police officers.
Scott Smith reviews gear from CamelBak, Insight Tech-Gear, Woolrich, and the Mako Group.
Here's a quick look at some of the latest and greatest products that caught the eyes of our staff as they walked the aisles of the show.
FN's SCAR is one of the first true 21st century rifles. It features amazing ergonomics and offers exceptional accuracy.
Like civilians trapped in a store, bank, or restaurant when a gunman barges in and starts shooting, the Fort Hood soldiers were left with their bare hands as their only weapons.
As I watch the large, brass casing fly through the air I hear the loud "PONG!" of the 300-grain .50 caliber bullet slamming into the target 75 yards away....That's right! I said .50 caliber.