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How to Improve Marksmanship  

June 1, 2003

History has shown over and over again that merely shooting a set course of fire, or qualification course, will not truly prepare you for an armed confrontation. Yet, agencies continue to schedule officers for firearms qualification only three to four times a year. Is it any wonder why our hit ratio in gunfights hovers at 20 percent?

North American Arms Guardian Series  

June 1, 2003

There's an old adage among special units of the military and police (indeed, among anyone who relies upon equipment for their very lives) that "one of something is none, and two is one."

Priceless  

June 1, 2003

If your department lets you carry a backup gun, and you don't have one, get one. If you have one and don't carry it because its uncomfortable or you just don't think you need it, then ask yourself, what will you do if some recently paroled pumped-up gorilla takes your sidearm away and tries to turn it on you?

Re-Charged: Taser's X26  

June 1, 2003

Taser International's new X26 is a much smaller Taser that’s even more effective than its larger predecessor, the M26.

Beretta's Model 92 Folding Knife  

May 1, 2003

This clip-it exhibits the qualities that have made Beretta sidearms standard for police personnel.

Lead Vs. Steel  

April 1, 2003

Since the turn of the 20th century when criminals first became mechanized, officers have recognized a need for gun and ammunition combinations capable of penetrating the light sheet metal of vehicles.

Benchmade AXIS 5000  

April 1, 2003

Rugged and ready for duty, this is not your daddy's automatic knife.

Kahr Arms' T9 and PM9 Pistols  

April 1, 2003

Flat, light, and powerful, Kahr's innovative autos are revolutionary--and perfect for "cop carry."

The Beretta Cx4 Storm is being promoted as a patrol rifle.

SHOT Show 2003: This Year's Models  

April 1, 2003

Each year the National Shooting Sports Foundation Inc. stages one of the nation’s largest exhibits of new products in the firearms and hunting markets, the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoors Trade (SHOT) Show. Here’s our look at some of the more intriguing items that we saw in the aisles.

Outgunned—The Politics of Being Outgunned  

March 1, 2003

One of the problems that all SWAT teams and all police departments face is that their need for weaponry or equipment conflicts with their local governments' desire to avoid the appearance of "heavy-handed" law enforcement.

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