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<p>Photo: Michael Schlosser</p>

Getting the Gun  

January 4, 2017

By Michael Schlosser

At some point in a law enforcement career, you may be faced by an assailant who is pointing a handgun at you. There are several disarming techniques. I will describe three.

<p>Photo: Fred Mastison</p>

Desert Design and Development D3-9SD Carbine  

December 8, 2016

By Fred Mastison

Desert Design has dubbed the D3-9SD the "ultimate urban carbine." It is an integrally suppressed short-barreled rifle built on an AR platform that's primarily chambered for 9mm and is an especially quiet weapon.

<p>Tactical Magnetic Keeper</p>
<p>Photo: Ambush 6</p>

Police Product Test: Ambush 6 Tactical Magnetic Keeper  

December 7, 2016

By A.J. George

Sometimes brilliance is best represented by simplicity, and the Tactical Magnetic Keeper, or "TMK," is a great example. So what does it do? Pretty much anything you want it to do.

<p>Meprolight FT Bullseye Sight&nbsp;(Photo: Meprolight)</p>

Police Product Test: Meprolight FT Bullseye Sight  

November 7, 2016

By A.J. George

Meprolight's Their newest invention is the FT Bullseye fiber-optic pistol sight and it is a clear departure from the iron sights of old.

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

Tactical Nostalgia  

October 11, 2016

By Richard Valdemar

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  

October 10, 2016

By A.J. George

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  

September 6, 2016

By Dave Douglas

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  

September 6, 2016

By Gordon Beck

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  

August 12, 2016

By David Griffith

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.

<p>Photo: Michael T. Rayburn</p>

Don't Fear the Recoil  

August 9, 2016

By Michael T. Rayburn

Some agencies have sold off their shotguns or traded them away in favor of the rifle. Rifles are great, but so are shotguns, and you should have both.

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