Here's some information about some of the newest and most interesting police guns that will be at the show.
The first companies to offer A-TACS for weapons are Remington, Bushmaster, and DPMS. They will soon have stocks out to retrofit your 870 so you can give it a new look and have it match your uniform and other A-TACS gear.
Just 10 years ago when law enforcement agencies went out to purchase long guns, they rarely looked at anything other than shotguns. Today, the AR and other military-style rifles dominate the market.
I believe there is a need for law enforcement officers, especially for tactical personnel, to kick things up a notch and use heavier caliber carbines as patrol rifles and entry guns.
Take a closer look at the Bushmaster ACR "modular" rifle, which will be offered in law enforcement versions known as the Patrol and Special Purpose. Our photo gallery gives you a closer look at an innovative patrol or tactical rifle offering an alternative to other AR-type patrol rifles. A Remington version will be offered to federal law enforcement. Read our news item about the availability of the Bushmaster ACR.
There was a lot more to see at this year's SHOT Show than backup weapons. Glock announced a major facelift of its duty pistols, Bushmaster launched a new combat rifle, and numerous companies pumped out cool police products. Here's a quick look at some of our favorites.