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Video: '60 Minutes' Questions Officers' TASER Use

November 14, 2011
CBS' "60 Minutes" news magazine on Sunday included a segment exploring the use of TASER devices by law enforcement officers that suggested officers overuse the less-lethal devices.
<p>Photo: Colt</p>

Colt Introduces .380 Mustang Pocketlite Pistol

November 8, 2011
Colt's upgrades to the Mustang include precision machining, use of high-quality materials, and improvements in design. The aluminum alloy receiver, stainless-steel slide and barrel are CNC machined from solid bar stock for precise tolerances.

Glock Donates $50,000 To Police Survivors at IACP

November 2, 2011
Glock donated $50,000 to the Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) during the 2011 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference in Chicago in late October.

Illinois State Police Open Firing Ranges To Public

November 1, 2011
The Illinois State Police will open five of its firing ranges around the state on an "Open Range" day to provide members of the public with firearm instruction and education.
<p>Photo: <a href=&quot;http://www.flickr.com/photos/mateus27_24-25/&quot;>MATEUS_27:24&amp;25</a></p>

Stolen LAPD SWAT Guns Hit Black Market

October 31, 2011
Just three of the 30 guns stolen from a Los Angeles Police SWAT training facility have been recovered and have likely been sold or traded on the black market.

Gallup Poll Shows Support for Handgun Ban Hits Record Low

October 27, 2011
Americans' appetite for banning the possession of handguns has fallen to a record low. Only 26 percent now support a ban for all citizens except the police or authorized persons, reports pollster Gallup.

Albuquerque PD Orders 100 Remington 870 Shotguns

October 27, 2011
The Albuquerque Police Department has ordered another 100 Remington Model 870 Police Magnum shotguns that feature an 18- inch barrel, parkerized metal finish, black synthetic stock and low-profile sight system.
<p>Photo: Heizer Defense</p>

Heizer Defense Introduces DoubleTap Pocket Pistol

October 25, 2011
The DoubleTap pocket pistol arrives in .45 ACP or 9mm, as a concealed carry gun. The DoubleTap arrives for officers looking for a slim (.665 inches wide) and light (14 ounces) back-up gun.

Vermont State Police Revise TASER Policy

October 22, 2011
The Vermont State Police has agreed to make changes to its policy covering the use of TASERs that would require troopers to give "special consideration" to those who have cognitive impairments.
<p>Photo: ReVO.</p>

Altus Introduces Pro Ears ReVO Youth Hearing Protection

October 21, 2011
Altus Brands has introduced the Pro Ears ReVO passive earmuffs, as hearing protection for young shooters. The line of hearing protection products are designed for smaller heads and smaller ears.
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