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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.

Upgraded Bersa Thunder HC Pro Series Pistols Arrive

January 13, 2012
Improved Bersa Thunder High Capacity (HC) Pro Series pistols chambered in 9mm and .40 S&W will be introduced at SHOT Show 2012, importer Eagle Imports, Inc. has announced.

FNH USA Introduces FNS Striker-Fired Pistols

January 12, 2012
FNH USA will introduce the FNS-9 and FNS-40 striker-fired autoloaders for law enforcement at SHOT Show 2012. The new FNS features a frame design that includes an ultra-low bore axis to reduce felt recoil and two interchangeable backstraps to personalize the grip fit to the user.

Springfield Armory XD(m)-9 5.25 Pistol

January 10, 2012

Springfield recently introduced yet another version of the XD(m) designed for action pistol competition shooting, and I believe it is equally adaptable to law enforcement purposes. The XD(m)-9 5.25 was designed with the input of champion shooter Rob Leatham and is intended to give competitor shooters everything they need to compete right out of the box.

Sphinx Introduces SDP Compact Pistol

January 5, 2012
Swiss firearms maker Sphinx Arms has introduced the Sphinx SDP compact pistol in 9mm for law enforcement and military operators, according to the company.

Mass. and Vermont Troopers Get Smith & Wesson M&P Pistols

December 16, 2011
Massachusetts troopers will receive the M&P45 pistol, while Vermont troopers will get the M&P40 pistol. Troopers are currently using M&P pistols in the field.

Glock To Bring Gen4 G21, G32, G34 To SHOT Show

December 14, 2011
Glock will be introducing Gen4 versions of the G21 (.45 Auto), G32 (.357) and G34 (9mm) at SHOT Show next month, the company has announced. The pistols will all use the dual recoil spring system.
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