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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.

SIG Sauer 716 Patrol Rifle

January 9, 2013

The SIG716 makes a great first impression. It's a ruggedly built 7.62mm carbine with a 16-inch barrel and a free-floating quad rail. I felt like a kid on Christmas morning when I was opening the box.

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

Springfield Armory XD Sub-Compact 3" Pistol

December 17, 2012

The XD Sub-Compact pistols scored well in my CQB drills. I had no problem using the 9mm XD Sub-Compact to consistently engage a steel plate the same size as the scoring area of a TQ19 Police Qualification Target at various distances, including at longer ranges.

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.

Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield Subcompact Pistol

July 24, 2012

Smith & Wesson's M&P9 Shield is a subcompact pistol suitable for "deep cover" carry by undercover and off-duty police officers. The Shield is available in either 9mm or .40 S&W.

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.

LWRC International M6A2 Special Purpose Rifle

May 15, 2012

Whether you are delivering precision shot placement or dumping one magazine after another as fast as possible into a target, the mid-length piston-powered LWRCI M6A2 SPR will do the job.

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.

Bersa BP 9 CC Pistol

April 19, 2012

It's likely that many American shooters have never heard of the Argentine firearms manufacturer Bersa, but I believe that is about to change. And with good reason.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. LC9 Sub-Compact Pistol

March 15, 2012

While Ruger's LCP proved popular with both civilians and law enforcement officers, there were those who felt that its .380 cartridge was a lower end choice for defensive purposes. To answer this criticism, Ruger developed the Light Compact 9 (LC9).

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.
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