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Borderless Concealed Carry

November 1, 2004

What if local laws forbid you to carry a concealed weapon?

Special Report: Backup Gun Policies--Gun Control

June 1, 2004

It's not hard to make a strong case for backup guns. The basic contention of backup gun proponents is that old saw that goes: If you absolutely have to have one of something to ensure your survival, then you better have two.

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."

Kahr Arms' T9 and PM9 Pistols

April 1, 2003

Flat, light, and powerful, Kahr's innovative autos are revolutionary--and perfect for "cop carry."

Under Wraps

December 1, 2002

Two young guys walked toward us, talking with each other. But the young lady and I were oblivious to what was going on around us. That was a mistake.

Taurus' PT111 Millennium

September 1, 2002

At 18.7 ounces, the PT111SS qualifies as a true pocket pistol.

Flying While Armed

September 1, 2002

As a former Federal Air Marshal, I am often asked, "Should law enforcement officers be allowed to carry their guns when they are passengers on commercial airliners?" My short answer is, "Hell, yes."

Hidden Threats

August 1, 2002

As police officers on the streets of our cities, you face potentially deadly disguised and hidden weapons every single day.

Concealed Carry

July 1, 2002

Two students were killed, 13 injured. But it could have been much worse if Clark had not been on the scene and armed.

The Right to Bear Arms

July 1, 2002

As I boarded a flight home from meeting with members of Congress, security was tight and new alerts were announced. I considered again that despite 15 years on the job and being in the virtual ground zero for new terrorist threats, I was unarmed, unable to respond to a threat because out-of-town officers are not trusted to carry guns in the nation's capital.

Search Engines

April 1, 2002

Conducting a thorough head-to-toe search requires as intrusive a probing as garments will allow.

Watch Your 6

January 1, 2002

In any given year when we are willing to celebrate the fact that only 50 or so of our brothers and sisters were murdered in the line of duty, it is readily apparent that too many of us are still messing up — fatally — on far too many occasions. Nevertheless, we are doing a much better job of recognizing the fatal errors. And in many cases we are counteracting them.

The Chief’s Family

December 1, 2001

The Chief's Special family carries on its legacy of concealability, reliability and comfort.

North American Arms Guardian .380

November 1, 2001

The NAA Guardian is a double-action-only semi-automatic with a fixed barrel fitted inside an open-topped slide. The gun resembles the Seecamp design that single-handedly popularized the pocket pistol so many years ago.

Concealed Carry: Thoughts for Plainclothes Officers

May 1, 2001

For many investigators their handgun is their primary weapon. Consequently, it must be the most effective tool they can have. Here are some thoughts on the selection process of both the handgun and the ever-important holster it's carried in.

Shoot From the Ankle

October 1, 2000

Every year officers are disarmed and murdered with their own weapons.  It only makes sense to always carry while off duty and to always carry a back-up weapon while on duty.

Gun Pocket

September 1, 2000
Concealed Carry Clothiers manufactures clothing that provides maximum concealment of a lawfully carried weapon. When a proper holster is not an option, the Gun Pocket system permits discrete carry of a handgun in the pocket. Conservative styling, quality materials and durable construction ensure that the vest will effectively and attractively disguise the fact that a weapon is being carried.

Smart Card Plan Would Help ID Armed Officers at Airports

June 1, 2000
The card was developed after a recent General Accounting Office (GAO) investigation revealed that investigators used bogus police ID and other phony documents to access secure areas of several airports, as well as to enter 19 government buildings basically unquestioned.

Proper Policing in the Land of Armed Civilians

June 1, 1996

With 42 states now allowing civil­ians to carry concealed firearms, there is a good chance this man is acting within the law. You will encounter, civilians legally carrying concealed firearms more often today than ever before. How you should respond is largely determined by the behavior of the civilian and the laws in your state.

News Briefs

February 1, 1996

The 17 states with favorable right-to­-Carry gun laws had a 20.7 percent total lower violent crime rate than the other states. A new group has been formed to address the needs of police super­visors, from the rank of sergeant through chief. Police officers north of the border have their hands full as the Hells Angels of Quebec engage in a bloody year-long struggle.

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