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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

By Roland C. Eyears

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.

SOG's Flash II Assisted Opening Folding Knife  

January 1, 2003

By Scott Smith

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

By Dave Douglas

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

By David Griffith

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

By Dave Douglas

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.

The conventional one-hand shooting method is to step toward the target and cant the gun inward.

One-Hand Engagement  

November 1, 2002

By Dave Spaulding

You don't like doing it, I don't like doing it…no one I know likes shooting with one hand. But quite often, how you shoot determines whether or not you go back to the street or end up in an office job riding a desk.

On the Cutting Edge  

October 1, 2002

By David Griffith

No department would dare let said officer hit the street without training and instruction in policies governing the use of a pistol. Many PDs even have policies regarding the use of flashlights. But in most departments an edged weapon/cutting tool clipped to the pocket of the officer's duty pants flies under the radar.

Flying While Armed  

September 1, 2002

By Marcus Wynne

As a former Federal Air Marshal, I am often asked, "Should law enforcement officers be allowed to carry their guns when they are passengers on commercial airliners?" My short answer is, "Hell, yes."

Precision Instrument  

September 1, 2002

By Jim Gardner

As the sear releases the striker and the primer ignites, it's now the rifle's job to deliver that bullet exactly where it must go.

In this training scenario, the officer is at a disadvantage because he can’t draw his weapon until the bad guys make their moves.

Improving the Odds  

September 1, 2002

By Michael T. Rayburn

For some reason, most officers have a vision of a gunfight as being one shooter against another. The reality of such incidents is much different and even deadlier. An alarming number of police gunfights involve more than one bad guy against a single cop.

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