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SHOT Show 2008: Report from the Aisles  

March 1, 2008

By Scott Smith and Melanie Basich

At this year's SHOT, held last month in Las Vegas, aisles of booths were overflowing into several tent buildings erected in the parking lot. And a good portion of the overflow belonged to law enforcement products.

Tags: SHOT Show

Kahr PM45  

March 1, 2008

By Mike Detty

Its slim measurements and short height make the PM45 perfect for its intended role as a concealed carry gun. Despite its diminutive size and light weight, this pistol is controllable and effective. Kahr has redefined the criteria by which we judge concealable handguns.

Blade Concealment  

March 1, 2008

By Doug Iketani

Most of the equipment on our ever-growing gun belts has a specific purpose. But a knife can be a seatbelt-cutting device, scraper, impromptu screwdriver, pry tool, rapid tire deflating device, loose thread remover, trunk key, and a life or death survival tool.

Tags: Knives

Police Product Test: Spyderco Tenacious Folding Knife  

March 1, 2008

By Scott Smith

For 2008 Spyderco Knives introduces the Tenacious. With a foundation of 8Cr13Mov stainless steel, this knife is designed to be durable and dependable.

Lights with Bite  

February 1, 2008

By David Griffith

Michael Teig, CEO of TigerLight, readily admits that the company's new T100 compact TigerLight was designed as a civilian self-defense tool, primarily for women. But he also believes the fist-sized LED flashlight and OC dispenser will be popular with on-duty law enforcement officers.

Ruger SR9 Pistol  

February 1, 2008

By Paul Scarlata

The SR9 is not just "another striker-fired, polymer frame, 9mm pistol," but a combination of many features that have proven their practicality over the years and new features that police officers and shooters have been asking for but have not yet been offered in a production handgun.

Gun Camera  

January 1, 2008

By David Griffith

What if you could screen a video for the outraged public that shows exactly what the officer saw—the kid with the gun—from the moment the officer drew her weapon to the moment that she holstered it?

FNH USA PS90 Carbine  

January 1, 2008

By Mike Detty

Like the full-auto P90, the PS90 TR is completely ambidextrous and is blowback in operation. The gun also features a downward ejection of empty cases. But what allows the P90 and PS90 to be so effective yet lightweight is the cartridge that they fire: the 5.7 x 28mm.

How to Buy a Used Handgun  

January 1, 2008

By Scott Smith

One of the best ways to buy a firearm for personal use is to buy one that was previously owned. Don't laugh. Most of the handguns I purchased when I was in my twenties and thirties were pre-owned, and they are still putting rounds down range.

Lights, Lasers, and Tactical Sights  

January 1, 2008

By Scott Smith

There was a temptation to slug this article with the headline "Pimp Your Handgun." After all, it's catchy and it's trendy…There's only one thing wrong with it, it's dead wrong.

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