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BART Police Relinquish TASERs

April 16, 2010
The BART police department has pulled the TASERs from its officers citing a sergeant's use of the less-lethal device on a 13-year-old Richmond boy on a bicycle.
The law enforcement versions of the Bushmaster ACR will be available for testing and evaluation May 1.

Bushmaster ACR Arrives for Civilians, Then LE

April 14, 2010
Basic and enhanced versions of Bushmaster's "modular" Adaptive Combat Rifle (ACR) are now available at firearms dealers for public sale with law enforcement versions scheduled to follow by May 1, according to the manufacturer.

ATK—Parent Company of Federal Cartridge—Buys BlackHawk

April 12, 2010
Alliant Techsystems (ATK) has acquired BlackHawk Industries Products Group Unlimited, LLC, one of the most recognizable brands in the rapidly expanding security market. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
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FNH USA Extends Special Purchase Offer to NRA Certified Instructors

April 12, 2010
FNH USA has unveiled a new purchase program specifically created for NRA Certified Instructors and NRA Training Counselors. This program allows these certified individuals to purchase either an FNP-9 (9 mm) or FNP-40 (.40-cal. S&W) for only $375 -- almost $300 below retail.
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Extreme Shock Releases Copper-Core CT2 Round

April 8, 2010
Extreme Shock Ammunition has introduced the improved copper-core CT2 (Copper Training/Tactical) round to expand the CT2 further into the tactical realm, according to the company.

Pachmayr Adds 3 Gun Models to Tactical Grip Gloves Line

April 5, 2010
Pachmayr - a Lyman Brand - has added three new models to its line of slip-on Tactical Grip Gloves: Springfield XD, Glock Compact Series, and S&W M&P Models. These "Stretch-to-fit" Grip Gloves are custom molded for each pistol model.
The Taurus 740 SLIM .40 S&W offers a 6+1 round capacity.

Taurus SLIM Arrives In New Calibers

April 1, 2010
Taurus has introduced its SLIM pistol in two new calibers. The 708 SLIM .380 ACP offers 7+1 rounds and the 740 SLIM .40 S&W offers 6+1 rounds.
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Indian Military to Weaponize World's Hottest Chili

March 23, 2010
After conducting tests, the military has decided to use the thumb-sized "bhut jolokia," or "ghost chili," to make tear gas-like hand grenades to immobilize suspects, defense officials said Tuesday.

Combined Systems Inc. Announces License Agreement for Non-Lethal LEDI Technology

March 23, 2010
The LEDI is a light-based non-lethal device utilizing high-powered, multi-colored LED clusters and complex optical concentrators producing a high level of optical disruption and disorientation in targeted subjects.
The Nashville Police Department seized these weapons from drug traffickers after a nine-month investigation, the department announced in March 2009.

Tennessee Judges Can't Order LE Agencies To Destroy Guns Under New Law

March 17, 2010
A new Tennessee law that took effect earlier this month would prevent judges from ordering law enforcement agencies to destroy seized weapons.
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