FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

 
 
 

Tactical Pants - Galls
A popular choice for public safety professionals, the Galls Tactical Pants are...

Top News

NRA's National Police Shooting Championships Returning to Albuquerque

July 20, 2007  | 

After a successful debut in 2006, the National Rifle Association will hold its 45th National Police Shooting Championships (NPSC) at Shooting Range Park in Albuquerque, N.M., October 1–4, 2007, with a practice day scheduled for September 30.

More than 400 law enforcement officers from federal, state, municipal, and private agencies, as well as five foreign countries, are expected to compete in this year's tournament, which will include two new team matches and a new tactical event.

"NRA is very happy to bring NPSC back to Albuquerque after the tremendous reception we received last year," says NRA President and retired Police Captain John Sigler.

New to this year's tournament will be a pair of team matches, the Two-Officer and Four-Officer Stock Semi-Auto Matches. A police tactical event is also in the works, which will be fired on an action and reaction-type course using multiple firearms and multiple targets. This event will be held in addition to the overall championship.

The value of NPSC rests in the fact that it tests police shooting skills. Competitors start with guns holstered and fire timed matches with both revolvers and semi-automatic pistols from varying distances and positions to simulate real-life law enforcement scenarios. The aggregate scores from the revolver and semi-automatic pistol matches are used to crown a national champion. The defending NPSC champion is Philip Hemphill of the Mississippi Highway Patrol; he has four consecutive NPSC titles to his credit, and eight overall in the event.

For more information about NPSC, or to register for the competition, go to http://www.nrahq.org/law/competitions/npsc/npsc.asp.

Tags: NRA, Shooting Competitions, Mississippi Highway Patrol


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Detroit Chief Says TASERs Needed for Officer Safety
An attack Saturday that sent a rookie police officer to the hospital after a woman wounded...
Gunbusters Firearms Pulverizer System Awarded Patent
Gunbusters LLC has announced the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 8,890,994 for its Gunbusters...
Italian Gun Grease's True Grease Designed to Extend Life of Weapons
Italian Gun Grease (IGG), manufacturer of firearms lubricants and cleaners, offers...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine