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<p>Photo: National Shooting Sports Foundation</p>

SHOT Show 2016: Report from the Aisles  

February 29, 2016

By David Griffith

The 2016 version of the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor trade (SHOT) show was held last month in Las Vegas, and it revealed once again that law enforcement and personal defense products have taken primacy at the world's largest gun show more than ever before.

<p>The Trijicon ACOG is kind of a hybrid optic, offering magnification and speedy CQB target acquisition.</p>

12 Things You Need to Know About Rifle Optics  

January 28, 2016

By David Griffith

In order to help you decide what optic best suits your needs, POLICE Magazine spoke with some experts on the tactical operation of firearms optics. And the following are 12 things they said you need to know about these essential accessories.

<p>Photo: TruGlo</p>

Police Product Test: TruGlo TFX Tritium/Fiber Optic Sights for Glock 43  

January 28, 2016

By A.J. George

Made of machined steel and finished with a smooth anodizing that TruGlo calls a "Fortress Finish," the new TFX sights feature a longer sight radius and a more compact design with rounded edges.

<p>Photo: Dave Douglas</p>

How to Buy a Duty Holster  

January 28, 2016

By Dave Douglas

Your duty holster is one of the most important articles of safety equipment you'll ever take into the field — just as important as your firearm, cruiser, flashlight, or handcuffs.

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SHOT Show 2016: Firearms Preview  

January 22, 2016

By David Griffith

Here's some information about some of the newest and most interesting police guns that will be at the show.

<p>This man was shot with .40 S and W rounds to center mass, was not incapacitated at the scene, and survived the shooting. (Photo: Sydney Vail)</p>

9mm vs. .40 Caliber  

January 22, 2016

By Sydney Vail, M.D.

The FBI announced it was planning to swap out the .40 S and W pistols and ammunition now used by its agents and replace them with 9mm pistols and ammo. It's time to look at the real-world performance of 9mm and .40 S and W rounds in terms of wound ballistics.

<p>Photo: Trijicon</p>

Police Product Test: Trijicon Miniature Rifle Optic (MRO)  

December 28, 2015

By A.J. George

Trijicon's MRO provides a single 2 MOA red dot as a point of aim and is rated for up to five years of life on a single CR2032 lithium battery.

<p>The focus of shoot-don&#39;t shoot firearms training should be learning to make good decisions about when to use deadly force and applying those decision-making skills under pressure.</p>

Take Your Firearms Training Seriously  

December 28, 2015

By Matt Szady

We talked to the officers in question after each event, telling them they needed to slow down enough to be able to make correct decisions and to get good solid hits high center mass on the targets. One of the officers later asked me how they are supposed to balance slowing down with wanting to shoot quickly enough to not get shot during a real incident.

Keep Your Patrol Rifle on Safe  

November 10, 2015

By Stephen Clark

While the topic of how to use the mechanical safety on a patrol rifle may seem to be a relatively minor issue, it's one that is worthy of some thought.

Police Product Test: Dara Holsters IWB Kydex Glock 42 Holster  

October 28, 2015

By A.J. George

Simple in form and function, the Dara Holsters IWB Kydex holster is molded around the gun from a single piece of thin yet rigid Kydex sheeting.

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