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Outgunned  

March 1, 2003

There is a tendency among all law enforcement to believe that no matter the odds, their bravery and training can save the day. It’s an instinct that a good SWAT officer must overcome. Because believe it or not, there are times when even a SWAT team may be outgunned or otherwise need help.

Columbia River's M16 Duty Knives  

February 1, 2003

The top of the line is the M16 series of knives developed by Kit Carson, a well known member of the Knifemakers' Guild.

This group at 25 yards (with Federal .38 Special wadcutters) measured a tidy 21/2 inches until the author pulled that lonely shot at the bottom.

Smith & Wesson 386PD Revolver  

February 1, 2003

Simply put, revolvers work. And that's something people treasure in these overcomplicated times.

Gelatin block studies are a good way to determine the impact of bullets on living tissue and a graphic representation of stopping power.

Understanding Stopping Power  

January 1, 2003

If I knew I'd be in a gunfight within the next 20 minutes, I'd be laying my hands on a 12-gauge. But the best I can predict is that, as an officer of the law, I might be in a gunfight sometime in my career. So I carry a handgun.

Les Baer Super-Tac  

January 1, 2003

With the dramatic resurgence in interest in the 1911 platform, it's comforting to note the old war-horse is still a viable alternative to the black-plastic gun trend.

SOG's Flash II Assisted Opening Folding Knife  

January 1, 2003

SOG Knives has built a strong reputation among knife users by manufacturing hard-use affordably priced knives of high quality.

The Great Persuader  

January 1, 2003

Recently on the U.S. border with Mexico, a Border Patrol officer was caught with no backup while facing an angry mob of illegal aliens bent on crossing into the United States.

An officer dressed for a marking round exercise.

Preventing Training Tragedies: Friendly Fire  

January 1, 2003

Of all training accidents, police officers shooting each other in simulation drills are the most tragic. They are also the most difficult for some officers and civilians to comprehend.

Under Wraps  

December 1, 2002

Two young guys walked toward us, talking with each other. But the young lady and I were oblivious to what was going on around us. That was a mistake.

Hi-Point Firearms Model 995 Carbine  

December 1, 2002

If you can put the gun-snob side of you in a drawer for a minute, you may learn something here when it comes to affordable firepower.

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