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KA-BAR Folding Hunter  

March 1, 2003

By Smith, Scott

This budget clip-it knife offers a lot of bang for the buck.

Tags: Knives
Our test guns represented the four types of trigger mechanisms used on police pistols today. (Clockwise from top left) Single Action—Browning HiPower; Double Action Only—Ruger KP95DAO; Double Action/Single Action—SiG P226; Safe Action—Glock 17.

Trigger Test  

March 1, 2003

By Paul Scarlata

Each trigger mechanism has a loyal group of supporters. Each claims that its favored type of trigger is the "most practical" or "safest" for law enforcement.

Outgunned  

March 1, 2003

By David Griffith

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

By Smith, Scott

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

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.

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