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SHOT Show 2009 Preview  

January 1, 2009

By POLICE Staff

Here’s a quick look at the latest ammo, handguns, and long guns that you will see in Orlando this month.

Obama and Law Enforcement: What Will He Do?  

January 1, 2009

By David Griffith

No one knows how Obama's presidency will play out. The only thing we do know is what he has said that he plans to do in the next four years. The following is an examination of what he's said about issues near and dear to American law enforcement and commentary from leading law enforcement experts on how it will affect you.

Survival is Your Responsibility  

January 1, 2009

By Michael T. Rayburn

Recent "scientific" studies have shown that officer-involved shootings happen very quickly…DUH! One only needs to talk to any officer who has ever been involved in a shooting to figure that out.

Police Product Test: Blackhawk Hawkhook  

January 1, 2009

By Scott Smith

With all of the gear we carry on our duty belts, what we don't need is yet another bulky tool to add more weight and take up more space. The Hawkhook is one piece of gear that is small but mighty.

Evaluating the State of American Law Enforcement  

December 1, 2008

By David Griffith

The truth is that the state of American law enforcement is a very fluid thing.

Ruger LCP Pistol  

December 1, 2008

By Mark Maas

It was no problem keeping all of my shots from the LCP in the important part of a TQ-15 standard police silhouette target at three, seven, and 15 yards. And that's all anyone really needs from this sort of weapon.

Laser Sights and Weapon Lights  

December 1, 2008

By David Griffith

The majority of officer-involved shootings occur in low-light or dark conditions. So one of the most important tools that you can have is a good light. And sometimes the best place for you to have that good light is on the business end of your handgun or long gun.

The State of American Law Enforcement - Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don't  

December 1, 2008

By Dean Scoville

Perhaps nowhere in contemporary American society does the question of the right tool for the right job come into play more often than in matters of police use of force.

FN Herstal FNP-45 Duty Pistol  

November 1, 2008

By Scott Smith

For a couple of years now, Belgium's FN Herstal has been working to secure a significant slice of the American market for law enforcement duty pistols. The Belgian company, which makes the legendary Browning Hi-Power pistol, launched its first polymer police handgun, the FNP-9 (9mm), back in 2006. The FNP is now available in 9mm, .40 S&W, .357 SIG, and .45 ACP.

Beyond the Tueller Drill  

November 1, 2008

By Michael D. Janich

What the Tueller Drill really teaches is that drawing and shooting alone are not going to save your life in a close-range encounter. In fact, the entire concept of going for your gun as an initial reaction is probably not the best way of ensuring your survival.

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