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Law Enforcement Firearms Trends

January 22, 2013

Zombies aside, there are trends emerging in the firearms industry, and they have the potential to determine what tools you will be issued in the near future.

SHOT Show 2013: DoubleStar's Constant Carry Carbine

January 18, 2013
DoubleStar Corp. introduced a lightweight AR-15 called the Constant Carry Carbine at SHOT Show that significantly reduces gear load for tactical operators.

Flip Sights

March 30, 2011
Both Doublestar's DSC Flip-Up Rear Sight DS401 and DSC Flip-Up Front Sight DS412 have traction checkering for rapid deployment and can be brought into position with one hand. These compact, lightweight sights are CNC machined from aircraft-grade aluminum billet with a flat black hard coat anodized finish.

Long Guns: 2011

January 13, 2011

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.

Handguns: 2011

January 13, 2011

All sworn law enforcement officers carry at least one handgun. Smart ones carry more than one, if they're allowed to. That's why so much of the handgun market is focused on providing cops with handguns.

DoubleStar Introduces Mini Back-Up Iron Sights

December 8, 2010
DoubleStar Corp. has introduced a pair of front and rear flip-up iron sights as a back-up sighting option for rifles, according to the company.

Officers Go Hands-on With 1911s at POLICE-TREXPO Range Day

April 6, 2010
Manufacturer reps from SIG Sauer, Kimber, DoubleStar, and others set up tables with 1911-type pistols, a few sniper rifles, and a custom AR-15.

DoubleStar 1911 Pistol

January 31, 2010

The DoubleStar 1911 is pretty basic - in a good way. Other than the ubiquitous light rail, the design is pretty much what John Browning intended with all of the functions and features exactly where an experienced 1911 shooter would expect them to be.

Handguns: 2009

October 29, 2009

The gun manufacturers have been busy building some truly innovative firearms for law enforcement in 2009. The following is a quick look at some of the more interesting handgun models that have come to the attention of POLICE in recent months. Some of these weapons have been featured in our "Arsenal" firearms review features. Others are on our radar for future articles.

420 Handguard

August 19, 2009
DoubleStar's DS-420 Handguard's 12-inch oval design is created using aircraft-grade 60-61 T6 aluminum, providing room to add accessories and the ablility to grip 20-inch barreled AR rifles. The four-sided Picatinny rail is a mil-spec system.

Patrol and SWAT Rifles

July 10, 2009

Ever since the 1997 North Hollywood bank robbery and shootout, the popularity of rifles in patrol operations has exploded. Rifle manufacturers have capitalized on this demand, and they are now making a variety of rifles specifically designed for patrol and SWAT operations. Here's a quick look at some of the long guns now available for service in law enforcement.

Long Guns 2009

June 1, 2009

Rifle manufacturers are now making a variety of rifles specifically designed for patrol and SWAT operations. Here's a quick look at some of the long guns now available for service in law enforcement.

Handguns 2009

May 1, 2009

The following is a quick look at some of the more interesting handgun models that have come to the attention of POLICE in recent months. Some of these weapons have been featured in our "Arsenal" firearms review features. Others are on our radar for future articles.

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