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Va. Cops Refused Service at Buffalo Wild Wings

March 27, 2013
Eight Prince William County (Va.) Police officers were refused service Wednesday at the Manassas Buffalo Wild Wings location, because they had their service weapons displayed.

Product Test: SIG Sauer's M11-A1 Pistol

February 8, 2013
The M11-A1 is basically a P228 with a blackened stainless steel slide, Sig Lite night sights, phosphate coated internal parts, a set of Sig Lite night sights, a short reset trigger, and a blackened alloy frame. The M11-A1 is also shipped with three high-capacity 15-round Parkerized magazines.

Mass. Capt. Suspended for Losing Revolver

February 6, 2013
Plymouth Police Captain John Rogers Jr., who lost his service revolver in a Wareham District Court bathroom last week, will be temporarily suspended without pay and removed from his position as internal affairs investigator.

SHOT Show 2013: Glock's G30S

January 30, 2013

Glock gives POLICE Magazine an overview of its new pistol called the Glock 30S, a .45-caliber hybrid of the company's Glock 30 and Glock 36, at SHOT Show 2013. The pistol was developed with input from the LAPD.

SHOT Show 2013: CZ-USA's P-09 Duty Pistol

January 17, 2013
The P-09, which is available in 9mm and .40 S&W, features an ambidextrous safety and de-cocker paired with a double-action, single-action trigger. Three back straps accommodate shooters with various hand sizes.

Ruger Introduces SR45 Pistol

January 4, 2013
Sturm, Ruger & Co. has introduced the SR45, a .45 ACP entry to its line of SR polymer pistols. The SR45 is chambered in .45 ACP and comes with a 10-round magazine. It retains a similar slim profile of the SR9 and SR40.

Ill. Officers Asked To Leave Denny's

January 3, 2013
A group of Belleville (Ill.) Police detectives were asked to leave a Denny's restaurant after a patron complained about a female detective's service weapon.

FNH USA Ships .45-Caliber FNX-45

December 3, 2012
FNH USA has started shipping the FNX-45, a double-action/single-action hammer-driven tactical pistol. This handgun is the latest addition to the company's FNX line of autoloading pistols previously offered only in 9mm or .40 S&W.

Conn. State Police To Issue SIG Sauer P220s

October 25, 2012
The Connecticut State Police will begin issuing SIG Sauer P220, .45-caliber pistols to new recruits. The state police signed a contract for more than 1,200 pistols that will be delivered before the end of the year.

LAPD SWAT Members Investigated for Reselling Guns

August 29, 2012
LAPD SWAT members may have resold department handguns for a profit, according to an independent watchdog's report. One officer has been relieved of duty.

Glock's 21SF: The Perfect Duty Weapon

August 7, 2012
My top criteria for a law enforcement duty gun include reliability, stopping power, ergonomics, and ease of maintenance. Glock has packaged all of these and more into what I consider to be the perfect law enforcement duty weapon, the Glock 21SF (Short Frame).

Wis. Sheriff Blasts 'Idiot' Supervisor, Demands Apology

July 17, 2012
Milwaukee County (Wis.) Sheriff David Clarke took umbrage at a county supervisor's critique of his bulk handgun order, issuing a statement Tuesday calling the elected official a "puke politician," "small man," and "an idiot."

Official Questions Wis. Sheriff's Bulk Glock Order

July 16, 2012
The Milwaukee County (Wis.) Sheriff's Office got a great deal on new service weapons, placing an order for 565 guns for $75,000. However, the decision was criticized by county Supervisor John Weishan Jr.

Three Agencies Select S&W M&P Duty Pistol

June 6, 2012
Smith & Wesson will begin supplying duty firearms from its Military & Police (M&P) Pistol series to the Miami Beach Police Department, Olympia (Wa.) Police Department, and the Passaic County (N.J.) Sheriff's Office.

Five Gen 4 Glocks Offered In Flat Dark Earth

April 4, 2012
Five Gen4 Glock models are now available with Flat Dark Earth frames from firearms distributor Lipsey's. In all, Lipsey's will offer nine models, including Gen 4 models G17, G19, G21, G22, and G23. Gen 3 models offered include the G17, G19, G22, and G23.

S&W Introduces Classic Model 586 Revolver

February 11, 2012
Smith & Wesson has re-introduced its Model 586 .357 Magnum revolver, a popular law enforcement sidearm in the 1980s. The revolver first appeared in 1980 and will be reintroduced into S&W's Classic line.

'Statue of Liberty' Glock Sells for $15,000

February 10, 2012
The Glock "Statue of Liberty" G22 auctioned during SHOT Show 2012 sold for $15,025 to Alexander Wilson, the company announced. Proceeds from the hand-engraved Glock 22, which served as the official handgun of the show, will benefit programs to further America's hunting and shooting sports heritage.

Glock: Rise of America's Gun

January 23, 2012

Paul Barrett, a firearms industry reporter, discusses his book, "Glock: The Rise of America's Gun." Barrett tells the story of the obscure Austrian curtain-rod maker who produced an innovative gun that was reliable and easy to operate. He explains how and why Glock became the dominant police sidearm.

SHOT Show 2012: Beretta's Px4 Storm Compact In .40 S&W

January 20, 2012
Beretta brought its Px4 Storm Compact pistol in .40 S&W to SHOT Show 2012, a year after introducing a compact 9mm version. The Px4 Storm Compact, which will be available in February, arrives with a 3.2-inch barrel.

Springfield's XD(m)-9 5.25

January 13, 2012

At first glance, Springfield Armory's XD(m)-9 5.25 pistol may be viewed as a pistol for competitive shooters. The company did indeed seek design input from champion shooter Rob Leatham. However, it's a viable option for police service. It's excellent ergonomics, low recoil, and high cartridge capacity would be especially useful in tactical operations. Read our full "Arsenal" review of the gun.

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