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Keeping an Eye on Calif. Public Safety Bills

February 14, 2013
A wave of new bills was introduced as California lawmakers reconvened at the State Capitol on Jan. 7 to start their legislative year. A number of them are of particular interest to law enforcement and deserve a close watch.

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.

SHOT Show 2013: Remington's Black Belt Duty Ammo

January 17, 2013
Remington Arms introduced Black Belt law enforcement ammunition in its Golden Saber line with loads for 9mm (including +P), .40 S&W, and .45 ACP at SHOT Show.

Stopping Power: Myths, Legends, and Realities

January 16, 2013

As a trauma surgeon and a tactical medical specialist, I am often asked by law enforcement officers what caliber and type of handgun ammunition offers the most stopping power. I can't answer that question. Let me explain why.

Police Departments Face Ammo Shortages

January 11, 2013
A spike in ammunition purchases by civilians has left several police departments around the country scrambling to outfit their officers with ammunition.

Swiss P Ammunition

January 8, 2013
RUAG Swiss P—from trigger to terminal impact—is the snipers' choice for outstanding accuracy. SHOT Show Booth #20118

Buckshot Cartridges

January 8, 2013
The Rio Royal Buckshot cartridges provide a high velocity over long distances and are loaded with true round-ball lead pellets for excellent stopping power and accurate flight consistency. SHOT Show Booth #16138A

Barnes Introduces TAC-XPD Defense Ammunition

November 16, 2012
Barnes will introduce the TAC-XPD line of ammunition in 2013 that the company is branding as ideal for law enforcement, as well as "carry or home defense."

Hornady Adds .45 Auto To Critical Duty Line

November 8, 2012
Hornady Manufacturing has introduced a .45-caliber auto +P round for law enforcement in its Critical Duty line that's designed to stop threats without overpenetration, the company announced.

DPX

August 16, 2012
Cor-Bon's DPX utilizes a solid copper projectile with a large deep hollow point. DPX has proven to be superior when put though rigorous barrier performance testing such as drywall, plywood, auto steel and glass. Penetration is in the 12-to-18-inch range.

Bloomberg Softens Police Strike Comments

July 26, 2012
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday began to distance himself from comments he made on a talk show that police officers should strike until the passage of tougher gun-control laws.

Federal Premium's Tactical Buckshot

May 18, 2012
Federal Premium's Tactical Buckshot transforms the basic police shotgun into a precision shooting tool. Its FLITECONTROL wad system delivers the tightest patterns available—without barrel alterations or aftermarket chokes.

Beating the High Cost of Training Ammo

May 7, 2012

The high cost of ammo has police agencies scrambling for ways to cut their firearms training budgets while still maintaining standards. Some are walking a very dangerous line where their solution to the problem has been to cut back on firearms training opportunities both for in-service personnel and for recruits. Others are looking for ways to achieve the same training goals without sending ammo down range.

Sandia Labs' Self-Guided Bullet

February 1, 2012

Scientists at New Mexico-based Sandia National Laboratories have developed a .50-caliber bullet that self-corrects to a laser dot at the target.

Ammunition: 2012

January 25, 2012

For on-duty and off-duty ammunition options, check out POLICE Magazine's gallery of the newest ammo offerings for law enforcement. Whether you're loading handgun rounds, rifle cartridges, or shotshells, this ammo will help you stop any potential threats.

SHOT Show 2012: Winchester's Segmenting Shotgun Slugs

January 20, 2012
Winchester's Segmenting Slug 12-gauge shot shell is tailored to deliver stopping power for closer-range engagements with a hybrid design that's part-slug, part-buck shot.

SHOT Show 2012: ATK's Federal Premium #1 Buck Shot

January 18, 2012
ATK's new Federal Premium #1 buckshot arrived at SHOT Show in Las Vegas as a hard-hitting shotgun round offering tighter patterns for law enforcement officers.

SHOT Show 2012: Hornady's Critical Duty Designed for LE

January 17, 2012
Hornady produced its Critical Duty ammunition with law enforcement in mind by testing it against six urban barriers so officers could effectively stop threats without risking over penetration, company reps said at SHOT Show.

Hornady's Overview of 2012 Products

November 3, 2011

Hornady gives an overview of its 2012 products, including Critical Duty, 17 Hornet, and Heavy Magnum Turkey.

Hybred Mag-20 Shotgun Slugs

July 29, 2011
The newest Lightfield round, the distinctive red hull Lightfield Hybred Mag-20 slug, fills the entire bore with a thin, two-piece plastic sabot gripping the rifling and imparting stabilizing spin on the slug.
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