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Stag Arms 3G AR Rifle

August 28, 2012

Recently Stag introduced the 3G, a rifle developed for use in the rapidly growing three-gun competition market. This AR is also excellent for law enforcement operations. 

Police Product Test: Woolrich CC Shirt and Chinos

August 23, 2012

Woolrich's Elite Concealed Carry Chinos and Discreet Carry Short Sleeve fit well, wash up well, and most importantly they keep your concealed carry firearm and a reload under wraps.

Police Product Test: Real Avid The Gun Tool

July 25, 2012

As the name implies, The Gun Tool is a tool designed for guns. Its parts include a pin punch, a small hook blade knife, common Torx and hex head wrenches, a shotgun choke/size gauge wrench, and a 3/8-inch drive for Philips head and flat blade screwdrivers (two each included).

Police Product Test: Meopta 1-4X22KD Scope

July 25, 2012

Meopta's 1-4X22KD has a 30mm tube to give you a crisp, clear image of whatever you view through it. Its illuminated reticle is the "K Dot," a modified German 4 with a dot centered on a broken horizontal crosshair and a vertical post.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical ATAC Lights

June 21, 2012

5.11 Tactical's ATAC line of lights includes the PLx pen light, powered by two AAA cell batteries, and the L2, powered by two CR123A batteries. Both offer a quality fit and finish.

10-8's 1911 Pistol Operator Course

June 12, 2012
To help 1911 users diagnose, correct, and maintain their fussy firearm, the training arm of 10-8 Performance offers a 1911 diagnostics and operation course. The staff of 10-8 Consulting is made up of fulltime or retired officers who carry or carried 1911s as their duty weapon, including founder Hilton Yam.

Colt's Law Enforcement Armorer Course

May 11, 2012
Colt is one of the best known names for duty ARs and offers one of the most intensive armorer's courses. The armorer course covers everything from replacing a front sight to rebuilding the bolt and bolt-carrier assembly.

Casual Clothing for Concealed Carry

April 16, 2012

Police gear suppliers are stepping up to the concealed-carry challenge, creating shirts and pants that don't print and provide easy access to your weapon. These same companies are also creating footwear and packs that don't scream "cop," yet meet your needs.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical's Taclite Jean-Cut Pant

March 27, 2012

Being able to wear a true "gun belt" when out of uniform is important to keep your sidearm from moving and flopping around. When your holster moves and tilts you print through your cover garment, showing you are "armed." You will not have this issue with the Taclite Jean-Cut Pant.

Police Product Test: M-Pro 7 Advanced Small Arms Cleaning Kit

March 27, 2012

Parent company Bushnell took the BoreSnake and combined it with M-Pro7's cleaning products, creating a complete cleaning kit for personal, range, or agency use.

Police Product Test: Danner DFA Boots

February 17, 2012

For most of us winter means cold, wet, and/or snowy shifts. Mother Nature has a habit of making days as an officer or first responder miserable. Fortunately, Danner can help tame the weather with its DFA boots.

Ithaca M37 Shotgun and M1911 Pistol

February 7, 2012

Although it's best known today for its hunting weapons, Ithaca has produced firearms favored by the military and law enforcement for decades. The Ithaca Model 37 shotgun and M1911 handgun are two John Browning designs that have been carried in both World Wars and in numerous police operations.

Product Test: Accurate Armory LE Light M4

January 5, 2012
Accurate Armory's LE Light M4 carbine sets itself apart from others with a 1:7 twist and a reduced overall weight. This quality carbine meets or exceeds Mil-Spec standards for barrel, receiver, chamber, bolt, front sight, and anodizing.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical Stryke Taclite Pant

December 19, 2011

Today 5.11 offers law enforcement officers looking for quality clothing many fine options. The new Stryke with Flex-Tac is the latest pair of pants to carry on this tradition.

Police Product Test: SORD Australia Smock Jacket

December 19, 2011

At times you need more than just a weather-proof parka; you need one that will hold up to contact with trees and rocks as well as walls and vehicles. Special Operations Research and Development (SORD) offers just such a jacket.

Police Product Test: Leupold VX-R Scope

December 19, 2011

Leupold builds optics to meet end users' needs. This is the case with the VX-R 1.25-4X20 SPR, a scope built for AR-style rifles.

Daniel Defense v5 Lightweight M4 Carbine

December 16, 2011

The weight difference between the Daniel Defense v5 Lightweight and a standard M4 was immediately noticeable, nearly 10 ounces. That's a lot of weight if you have to work an operation for hours. The standard M4 has a short carbine railed forearm compared to the 12-inch mid length of the v5 Lightweight.

Product Test: RideOut's Storm Quest and Carbon Comfort Saddles

December 5, 2011
The extended riding of bicycle patrol can be grueling, especially if you don't have a comfortable saddle. The Storm Quest and Comfort Carbon saddles from RideOut Technologies deliver on this promise.

Police Product Test: 782 Gear's Rogue Parka

November 22, 2011

The Rogue is 782's flagship parka. The fabric makes this "hard-shell" jacket virtually waterproof. It is also quiet. Most "hard-shells'" make that swishing sound that is not only annoying but can give you away when you require stealth.

Police Product Test: SOG Knives' EOD PowerLock

November 22, 2011

I have noticed that the EOD PowerLock has improved in several ways. It now has a true needle-nose plier that will give you a fine point when you need it to grasp and pinch small items.

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