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Pitfalls of Off-Duty Carry for Female Cops

February 28, 2013
Our clothing is close-fitting, which makes it difficult and occasionally impractical to conceal a handgun underneath it. The bulge makes it much too obvious.

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.

SHOT Show 2013: Blackhawk's Go Bags

January 15, 2013
ATK's Blackhawk brand introduced a slew of concealed-weapon carry bags and go bags for off-duty and duty use at SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

N.Y. County Refuses To Release Pistol Permit Data

January 2, 2013
Less than two weeks after a White Plains-based newspaper published the names and addresses of handgun permit holders in two New York counties, officials in Putnam County say they will block the release of their own permit records requested by the newspaper.

Texas School Allows Teachers To Carry Guns

December 20, 2012
A Texas school superintendent defended his district's policy of allowing teachers to carry concealed handguns, telling the Star-Telegram that his schools couldn't wait for deputies during an active shooter event.

A Whole Village to Raise…Only One Madman To Destroy

December 20, 2012
I often wondered if the school would begrudge my occasionally sitting in some unoccupied office as I wrote for POLICE. And I had every reason to suspect that other officers would be willing to stop by the school and lend an unsubsidized vigil.

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.

Safariland Introduces Wallet Holster

December 13, 2012
Safariland has introduced a concealement holster that gives the impression it's a wallet rather than a holster.

Chicago Vows To Fight Concealed Carry Ruling

December 13, 2012
With parts of the city in the grip of gang warfare and spiking homicide rates, Chicago aldermen urged state officials to appeal an appellate court's decision tossing Illinois' ban on concealed weapons, with some suggesting they might launch their own legal battle.

Fed Court Strikes Down Illinois Concealed Carry Ban

December 11, 2012
A federal appeals court struck down Illinois' ban on carrying a concealed, permitted handgun Tuesday in the latest victory for gun-rights advocates.

Police Potpourri

September 19, 2012
Increasingly, there are so many things falling on the law enforcement radar that I feel self-conscious running at the mouth on any one of them. Not to worry, I will continue to do so.

Police Product Test: Woolrich CC Shirt and Chinos

August 23, 2012

Woolrich's Elite Concealed Carry Chinos and Discreet Carry Short Sleeve fit well, wash up well, and most importantly they keep your concealed carry firearm and a reload under wraps.

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.

Hug Triggers Officer's Gun, Kills Woman

July 9, 2012
Adaisha Miller, who would have turned 25 today, was embracing the officer when the shooting occurred near 12:30 a.m. Sunday. The officer was carrying his .40-caliber service pistol in an inside-the-waistband holster he covered with his shirt.

Calif. Sheriff's Special Officers Stripped of Arrest Powers

July 2, 2012
About 200 Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's special safety officers have lost their arrest powers and can no longer carry a gun off duty without a concealed carry permit, after the state's training board ruled they don't have enough training.

How To Stay Safe During a John Sting

July 2, 2012
The male and female officers who take on the undercover assignment as a prostitute often struggle with how far to carry the "walk and talk" to make a good case. The balance is no different in vice operations than when making a good drug arrest. The undercover (UC) officer must blend into the crowd, as well as lead the conversation in a safe and lawful way.

S&W Introduces SD VE Pistols

June 5, 2012
Smith & Wesson Corp. has introduced the SD9 VE and SD40 VE semi-auto pistols for self protection and home defense. S&W is marketing the pistols, which are chambered in 9mm and .40 S&W, as a next-gen hybrid of their SD and Sigma pistols.

Contoured Dress Belt

April 27, 2012
Safariland’s Contoured Dress Belt is curved to fit the contours of the body, making it ideal for female officers. It is sturdy enough to accommodate a holster for concealed carry, and stylish enough to blend in with your off-duty clothes.

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.

Bersa's BP 9 CC Pistol

April 18, 2012

Argentine firearms manufacturer Bersa is entering the North American concealed market with its BP 9 CC pistol, a polymer-framed lightweight semi-auto for off-duty or backup. We featured Bersa's BP 9 CC as our "Arsenal" review for April 2012. We included an exclusive photo in this gallery that didn't appear in print. Photos by Michael Hughes.

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