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SF Police Commission Nixes TASER Use

March 4, 2010
The San Francisco Police Commission has denied a proposal from Chief George Gascon that would have given patrol officers the option of using less-lethal electronic control devices to reduce officer-involved shootings.
SIG Sauer's SIG716 16-inch Patrol AR-type rifle is one of four in the new line.

SIG Sauer Will Bring SIG716 Tactical Rifles

March 4, 2010
SIG Sauer's four AR-10 type SIG716 tactical rifle line will arrive in three barrel lengths and arrives with a fully automatic mode for law officers.

S.F. Police Commission Delays TASER Decision

February 25, 2010
The San Francisco Police Commission heard hours of testimony Wednesday night about the many benefits -- with a little about the drawbacks -- of Tasers. In the end, the panel decided to wait at least two weeks before deciding whether to start the process of arming officers with the stun guns.
SIG Sauer's P238 special edition two-tone pistol with Blackwood grips. Photo courtesy of SIG Sauer.

SIG Sauer Introduces Five Variations To P238 .380 Pistol

February 23, 2010
When it was introduced a year ago, SIG offered the P238 only in two-tone or with the corrosion resistant Nitron finish. The SIG P238 is now available in five new styles.

Atlantic City Officer's Death Caused By Accidental Discharge

February 20, 2010
The accident occurred when Wilkins attempted to install a rubber sleeve on the grip of his duty pistol. He had removed the loaded magazine, but didn't clear the chamber of a round of ammunition.

Florida Agency Buys 150 Three-Shot TASERs

February 17, 2010
TASER International has announced that it has received an order for 150 TASER X3 Electronic Control Devices (ECDs) and related accessories from the Lakeland (Fla.) Police Department. The TASER X3 is the latest, most sophisticated ECD model from TASER with a three-shot semi-automatic capability.

Public Safety Industry Recognizes GT Distributors for Excellence

February 16, 2010
GT Distributors Inc. has been recognized for excellence in the public safety industry. The company has been named as the latest recipient of the Bushmaster 2009 #1 Law Enforcement Distributor, 2010 Glock Perfection, Sig Sauer 2009 Public Safety Sales Center of the Year and the 2009 Hornady #1 Law Enforcement Distributor awards.

California Man Gets Five Years for Stealing Police Guns

February 11, 2010
A San Pablo, Calif., man described as being obsessed with "tools of warfare" has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for stealing assault rifles and shotguns belonging to the Contra Costa County sheriff's office and the California Highway Patrol.

IRS Will Arm Agents With 12-Gauge Shotguns

February 8, 2010
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will arm its agents with Remington 870 pump-action shotguns, according to a solicitation request by the agency.
FNH USA is now collaborating with San Marco, Calif.-based Strider Knives Inc. on a project to offer a series of FNH USA branded knives.

FNH USA Announces Partnership with Strider Knives

February 5, 2010
FNH USA is now collaborating with San Marco, Calif.-based Strider Knives Inc. on a project to offer a series of FNH USA branded knives that will be available from Strider Knives and its authorized dealers Feb. 15.
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