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<p>Photo: Bradley Nickell</p>

Deadly Threats: The Longest 10 Seconds  

June 17, 2014

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  

June 10, 2014

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.

<p>Photo: Becky Leavitt</p>

Beretta BU9 Nano Pistol  

May 12, 2014

Many officers and concealed carry civilians are not very fond of small-caliber pocket pistols such as .380s and .32s, which is why Beretta chambered the Nano for the 9mm and .40 S&W cartridges.Is the Nano truly "tiny?" Well with an overall length of only 5.6 inches, a height of 4.2 inches, and a width of less than an inch, the answer is "Yes."

<p>Photo: Becky Leavitt</p>

Glock G42 .380 Pistol  

April 30, 2014

As more and more manufacturers began offering polymer frame .380 pistols Glock realized it was passing up a share of this growing market. The result was the launch of the Glock G42 .380 ACP pistol earlier this year.

O.F. Mossberg & Sons MVP Patrol Rifle  

March 4, 2014

The MVP is a no-frills bolt-action rifle chambered for a 5.56mm/.223 round. It has a 16-inch cold-hammer forged, heavy profile, 1/2x28 threaded barrel with an A2 flash hider.

<p>Photo courtesty of ATI</p>

Police Product Test: ATI Raven Benelli M4 Package  

March 1, 2014

Because of the shotgun's increasingly diverse role, the aftermarket accessory industry is just as diverse. Advanced Technology International (ATI) recently focused its attention on one of the arena's heavy hitters, the Benelli M4 semi-automatic shotgun.

<p>Photos: Elaine Sandberg, Lin Webb, and Becky Leavitt</p>

Sturm, Ruger & Co. SR-762 Rifle  

February 14, 2014

The SR-762 I received from Ruger was an impressive looking and feeling rifle. While at 8.6 pounds it's no lightweight, it was nicely balanced for fast, natural handling.

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

Does the LEOSA Carry Law Apply to You?  

January 17, 2014

In law enforcement, a lot of the recent scuttlebutt focuses on off-duty and retired officer carry laws, covering what you can and cannot do under the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA).

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

Daniel Defense DDM4 Rifle with Lite Rail  

January 6, 2014

When my test and evaluation DDM4 arrived, I tore into the box like a kid on Christmas morning. Inside was a beautiful DDM4 rifle with a 16-inch barrel, Magpul MOE stock, DD's fixed front and rear sights, a Superior Suppression muzzle device, and a 12-inch Lite Rail II (LRII).

<p>Photo: Paul Budde and Becky Leavitt</p>

SIG Sauer P227 Pistol  

December 23, 2013

If SIG was to capture a larger share of this market it needed to offer a high-capacity .45 pistol. And that's just what it did earlier this year when it released the P227.

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