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<p>Photo courtesy of Olympic Arms.</p>

Olympic Arms Drops New York Law Enforcement Customers

February 14, 2013
AR-rifle specialist Olympic Arms will no longer sell its products to New York law enforcement officers or agencies, following the state's passage of an assault weapons ban.

Mass. Capt. Suspended for Losing Revolver

February 6, 2013
Plymouth Police Captain John Rogers Jr., who lost his service revolver in a Wareham District Court bathroom last week, will be temporarily suspended without pay and removed from his position as internal affairs investigator.
<p>Photo via Sen. Feinstein&#39;s website.</p>

Law Enforcement Divided On Assault Weapons Ban

January 31, 2013
Several law enforcement groups and leaders of mostly urban agencies have endorsed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, and have claimed regulation of these firearms will enhance public and officer safety.
<p>Photo courtesy of Sphinx.</p>

Sphinx Offers 'Kryptonight' Compact 9mm Pistol

January 30, 2013
Sphinx has introduced the SDP Compact 9mm Kryptonight Edition that features a special finish, 17-round magazine, and Defiance H.A.L.O. (H3 Adaptive Luminescent Optic) green sights.
<p>Screenshot via Fox News.</p>

Gun Range Bars Vermont Cops

January 29, 2013
A Vermont gun range has moved to prohibit the Burlington Police Department from training at its facilities after the City Council voted to advance a measure banning semi-automatic rifles and large-capacity magazines.
<p>Photo via <a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/61593595@N00/2220085330/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>RW Photo Bug</a>/Flickr.</p>

Calif. Lawmakers Propose Ammo Tax

January 29, 2013
Two state lawmakers have proposed a tax on ammunition sold in California, but one would use the money raised to pay for increased policing in high-crime areas and the other would provide screening for mental illness in children.

Video: NYPD Top Cop Calls Illegal Handguns Main Problem

January 28, 2013
NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said he supports an assault weapons ban but told CBS News' Bob Schieffer on "Face the Nation" that illegal handguns are much more widely used in violent crimes.
<p><span>CC_Flickr:&nbsp;</span><a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/73449641@N05/7216874956/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;>Austen Hufford</a></p>

Obama Asks Police To Help Pass Gun Legislation

January 28, 2013
President Obama enlisted selected law enforcement leaders Monday to keep the political pressure on Congress to pass new gun-control legislation as a response to three public shootings.
<p>Screenshot via Ed Morrissey.</p>

Wis. Sheriff: 911 No Longer Best Option

January 28, 2013
Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. urged citizens to arm themselves rather than calling 911 and waiting for a police response in a radio ad that has drawn criticism from elected leaders.
<p>Screenshot via KOB.</p>

Sheriffs Push Back on Obama Gun Control

January 25, 2013
More than 90 sheriffs from mostly rural counties say they won't enforce what they deem unconstitutional gun laws from the Obama administration or Congress.
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