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As States Expand Gun Rights, the Police Object

May 3, 2016
“We are a gun society and we recognize that, but we should be writing gun laws that make us safer,” said Leonard Papania, the police chief in Gulfport, who opposes part of a new state law that creates exceptions to the rules for concealed-carry permits. “Do you want every incident on your street to escalate to acts of gun violence?”

Tennessee Bill Seeks to Take Away LEOSA Carry for Former Officers with DUI Convictions

April 12, 2016
The Haslam administration bill carried by Majority Leader Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga, would give the Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission the authority to ban retired officers from obtaining handgun carry permits if they were convicted of drunken driving once in the previous five years or twice within the past decade. It would only apply to new applicants.

One Size Fits Most

April 7, 2016

With Phalanx Defense Systems' Stealth Operator Holster Series, you can wear one concealed carry holster to accommodate various handguns, such as your duty weapon and a personal weapon.

Appendix Carry…Thousands of Thugs Can’t be Wrong

April 1, 2016
During the course of the 3-hour run of scenarios in their “town”, I found the appendix style to work very well. I consistently outdrew my competitors and teammates from the seated position and even seemed to be faster than usual in the standing scenarios.

Minnesota Company Making Cellphone Pistol

March 31, 2016
A Minnesota company is developing a two-shot, .380 ACP pistol that folds up to resemble a smartphone.

Retired California Trooper Sues Over Gun Arrest at High School

March 10, 2016
A retired California Highway Patrol officer who had a permit to carry a gun onto a Santee, CA, high school campus is suing the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department for false arrest, excessive force and unlawful search and seizure, among other claims.

Video: Armed Veteran Saves Life of Texas Deputy

February 5, 2016
A local Marine Corps veteran jumped into action and stopped a man from reaching a Bastrop County, TX, deputy's gun as the suspect pummeled the officer during a struggle last month.

Armed Veteran Saves Life of Texas Deputy

February 5, 2016
Not thinking about his own life, a local Marine Corps veteran jumped into action and stopped a man from reaching a Bastrop County, TX, deputy's gun as the suspect pummeled the officer during a struggle last month. More Here.

Virginia Reverses New Concealed-Carry Restrictions, Governor and Legislature Compromise on Gun Shows

February 2, 2016
It reverses Virginia's recent decision to stop recognizing concealed-handgun permits from 25 states that have less stringent gun permit laws. That decision had been announced by Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring in December and had not yet taken effect.

Virginia Revokes Concealed Carry Permit Agreement With 25 States

December 23, 2015
Attorney General Mark Herring, a Democrat, said the state will revoke its reciprocity agreement with the states because their concealed weapon laws don't meet Virginia's standards.

Intruder Holster

December 17, 2015
The DeSantis Intruder holster is tuckable and adjustable for both height and cant.

Appendix IWB Holsters

December 9, 2015
Mastermind Tactics specializes in Appendix IWB holsters. Holsters feature Boltaron construction and utilize a steel belt clip that accommodates belts up to 1.75".

Video: Retired Las Vegas Lieutenant Randy Sutton Discusses Role of CCW and Off-Duty Carry in Terror Response

November 27, 2015
ISIS names Las Vegas as a high profile target. But, in the event of an attack like we saw in Paris, there's a secret security force armed and ready to open fire. POLICEMAG.com columnist and retired Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Randy Sutton introduces us to them.

Intruder Holster

November 24, 2015
The Intruder holster for the Glock 43 is designed for both concealment and comfort.

Remington Model RM380 Micro Pistol Now Shipping

November 4, 2015
Remington Arms Company, LLC has announced that its Model RM380, an all-metal micro pistol designed for concealed carry, is now shipping and will be available at sporting goods retailers across the country on November 14. The RM380 is Remington’s first pistol designed and produced at its new Huntsville, AL, facility utilizing newly installed machining centers, quality enhanced assembly lines and world class test ranges.

SuperTuck Holster

October 30, 2015
The CrossBreed SuperTuck is an inside the waistband (IWB) holster made to be extremely comfortable and concealable.

OfficerStore Features the Blackhawk Standard Appendix Reversible Carry (A.R.C.) IWB Holster

September 17, 2015
For law enforcement officers who want an appendix carry option when off-duty, the Blackhawk Standard A.R.C. IWB Holster is available at OfficerStore.

Common Sense Concealed Carry

July 21, 2015

Before you stuff a pistol in your waistband and head out the door there are a ton of things you first need to square away in your mind.

Miyad Designs Debuts Cross Over Ballistic Holster (COBH)

July 14, 2015
Miyad Designs' Cross Over Ballistic Holster (COBH) is a crossover flapped tech bag with a UL 752 level 2 ballistic plate installed inside.

Maine Becomes Sixth State to Sign Constitutional Carry Bill

July 10, 2015
Legislative Document 652 will now allow Maine citizens over the age of 21 to carry a firearm without possessing a government permission slip, better known as a concealed carry permit.
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