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Smith & Wesson Now Shipping M&P Shield Pistols to California

April 9, 2014
Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that it has commenced shipping non-microstamped, California-compliant versions of its popular M&P Shield pistols.

SHOT Show 2014: Remington Intros New Concealed Carry Nine

January 16, 2014
The new R51 is in many ways a 21st century update of the Remington Model 51 pistol, which was designed by John Pedersen in 1917 and popular in the 1920s.

Sphinx Offers 'Kryptonight' Compact 9mm Pistol

January 30, 2013
Sphinx has introduced the SDP Compact 9mm Kryptonight Edition that features a special finish, 17-round magazine, and Defiance H.A.L.O. (H3 Adaptive Luminescent Optic) green sights.

SHOT Show 2013: Kahr Arms' CW380 Pistol

January 17, 2013
The CW380's flat surfaces and conventional barrel provide a value version of the P380. The CM45, which is shipping around April, is a value version of the PM45.

CM40

May 18, 2012
The Kahr Arms CM4043 is chambered in a .40-caliber S&W, has a 3.1-inch barrel, an overall length of 5.47 inches, and a height of 4 inches. The pistol weighs 15.8 ounces unloaded.

Smith & Wesson Introduces M&P Shield Pistol

April 12, 2012
Smith & Wesson Corp. today introduced the M&P Shield pistol, a slim and lightweight compact pistol for off-duty concealment or plainclothes assignments. The M&P Shield is a striker-fired polymer pistol that's available in 9mm and .40 S&W with a 3.1-inch barrel.

Sphinx Introduces SDP Compact Pistol

January 5, 2012
Swiss firearms maker Sphinx Arms has introduced the Sphinx SDP compact pistol in 9mm for law enforcement and military operators, according to the company.

Ruger Adds Lightweight Compact Pistol In 9mm

January 16, 2011
The firearms manufacturer developed this 9mm version of its Ruger LCP mouse gun that's ideally suited as a backup for off-duty law enforcement officers based on customer requests.

Smith & Wesson Introduces SD Series Pistols

May 24, 2010
Among the key features found on the Smith & Wesson SD9 and SD40 is the new Self Defense Trigger (SDT) that provides a smooth, consistent trigger pull from the first round to the last, according to the company.

Glock Gen4 G19 and G23 Will Arrive This Summer

April 29, 2010
The G19 and G23 are compact versions—with a half-inch shorter barrel—of the G17 and G22 respectively that were introduced at SHOT Show.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Light Compact Revolver

July 31, 2009

At this year's SHOT Show, Ruger wowed the attendees when it unveiled one of the most radically new handguns that has been seen in decades, the Light Compact Revolver (LCR).

Springfield Armory EMP Compact 1911

April 1, 2007

The new Springfield 1911 is not just an attenuated version of the standard 1911 but a true small pistol. The Enhanced Micro Pistol (EMP) was radically re-engineered specifically for the concealed carry market, making it an attractive weapon for detectives or for off-duty carry.

Para-Ordnance Black Watch Companion Pistol

May 1, 2005

If you like the idea of carrying a semi-auto pistol chambered for the mighty .45 ACP but are not comfortable carrying a gun with the hammer cocked and locked, Para Ordnance might have the perfect off-duty alternative for you.

This Year's Models

February 1, 2005

So because every cop can't get a sneak peek at the latest police firearms on the floor of a major trade show, POLICE offers you this roundup of some of the latest in law enforcement tools.

Our Guide to Backup Guns

June 1, 2003

The possibility of being kidnapped was heavy on the minds of LAPD officers in the mid-1960s because of the kidnapping of their fellow Officers Bob Hettinger and Ian Campbell whose story inspired the book and movie, "The Onion Field."

SHOT Show 2003: This Year's Models

April 1, 2003

Each year the National Shooting Sports Foundation Inc. stages one of the nation’s largest exhibits of new products in the firearms and hunting markets, the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoors Trade (SHOT) Show. Here’s our look at some of the more intriguing items that we saw in the aisles.

12-45 LDA Compact Pistol

September 1, 2000
The 12-45 LDA pistol from Para-Ordnance has the outward appearance of its single-action counterpart, the P12-45. There are, however, several noticeable differences. The trigger is pivoted at the top, similar to the classic Browning High Power; the beavertail grip safety features a palm swell; and the hammer is bobbed, fitting flush with the rear of the slide.

M2 Autoloader

August 1, 2000
The new semi-automatic Mauser M2 pistol incorporates the latest advances in handgun design. Its double-action-only, striker-fired operating system and rotary barrel is engineered to meet modern shooters' demands for safety and reliability as well as emphasize ergonomic features and reduced recoil in an accurate, compact, powerful pistol.
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