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FNH USA FNP-45 Tactical Pistol

September 19, 2011

The FNP-45 Tactical is the largest pistol in the FNH USA handgun line, and it offers just about everything a warrior needs in a big-bore fighting pistol.

Handgun Trigger-Pull Assessments for Recruits

September 14, 2011
The trigger-pull assessment can be an important teaching tool particularly in getting prepared for firearms training, helping new recruits improve their grip strength prior to them entering the program, planning for remedial training, and setting goals for the curriculum. You can discern many things by watching how an individual picks up and handles a weapon for the first time for example.

Springfield Armory XD(M) 3.8 Pistols

August 19, 2011

As you probably have already noticed, the XD(m) 3.8 and the XD(m) 3.8 Compact get their names from their 3.8 inch-barrel, as opposed to the four-inch barrel standard on the original XD Pistols. The Compact designation is assigned to the 3.8 Pistol, which has the short "Compact/Sub Compact" style grip.

Product Test: FNH USA FNX 9

May 25, 2011
With the FNX 9, FNH USA has produced a well made and modern semi-auto pistol. However, its drawbacks as a duty pistol include limited backstrap options, lack of night sights, and a short trigger reset.

Arizona Adopts U.S. Cavalry Duty Pistol As State Gun

May 5, 2011
The Colt Single Action Army revolver, which became the U.S. Cavalry's service sidearm in 1873, is now the official state firearm of Arizona.

Ruger SR40 Duty Pistol

April 19, 2011

Ruger's SR40 duty pistol may be the first semi-auto from the company that could catch on with law enforcement officers. Ruger introduced the first striker-fired polymer pistol, the SR9, in 2007. Because .40-caliber S&W is the leading duty ammo in law enforcement, the company introduced a pistol to compete in this realm. In his "Arsenal" review in the March issue of POLICE Magazine, Paul Scarlata called the SR40 a "a pleasingly accurate pistol."

Rhode Island Agency Converts to M&P40 Pistols

March 30, 2011
During testing and evaluation, the Providence PD reported that the M&P polymer pistols received high marks on officer evaluation forms for ergonomics, operating controls, and reliability. The M&P pistol was also noted for its ambidextrous controls and the ability to customize the grip size of the pistol to meet each officer's requirements.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. SR40 Duty Pistol

March 21, 2011

The SR40's slide is machined from solid stainless steel, and it is the narrowest of any of its contemporaries. The slide also features very aggressive grasping grooves, making it easy to retract even with wet hands or when wearing gloves.

Glock Ships New G26 and G27 Gen4 Pistols

February 15, 2011
The availability of the new pistols in .40-caliber and 9mm brings the total new Gen4 pistols now available two eight with the remaining three (G21, G34, and G35) rolling out later this year.

SHOT Show 2011: Glock Adds Gen4 G21 In .45 ACP

January 19, 2011
Glock will release two more Gen4 pistols in 2011, including the G21 .45 ACP and G34 9mm pistol that will arrive in the summer. Glock will also release a new beaver-tail back strap to help larger-handed officers avoid slide bite.

SHOT Show 2011: Walther Brings PPQ Duty Pistol

January 17, 2011
The PPQ arrives in 9mm and .40 S&W calibers with 3.2-inch barrels. Representatives from Smith & Wesson (Walther's distributor) touted the pistol's "quick defense trigger," which provides an audible reset (clicking sound), 5.5-pound pull, and 0.1-inch reset.

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.

Ruger Introduces SR40 Pistol

October 12, 2010
The pistol features a 4.1-inch barrel, adjustable three-dot sights, and an integral accessory rail. It offers safety features such as a visual and tactile loaded chamber indicator, striker blocker, trigger safety, magazine disconnect, and a frame-mounted ambidextrous manual safety.

First Look at Ruger's SR40 Pistol

October 9, 2010
A firearms dealer shows the features of Ruger's new SR40 in this video for The Truth About Guns, a firearms blog. Ruger formally announced the .40-caliber version of its SR9 on Oct. 12.

Rookie Shopping Sprees

September 13, 2010
Rookies will buy nearly anything without the trifecta of questions that every young cop should ask themselves before a purchase.

ATF Gives Agents Choice of .40-Caliber Glocks

September 8, 2010
Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives can choose between the Gen4 G22 or G27.

Glock Gen 4 Duty Pistols

May 18, 2010

Not only have the ergonomics of the Gen 4 Glocks been vastly improved. So have some of the interior components.

Glock Gen4 Duty Pistols

May 4, 2010

Glock's pair of Gen4 pistols—the G17 (9mm) and G22 (.40 caliber)—upgrade the Gen 3 line with adjustable backstraps, a rougher-textured grip, double spring to reduce recoil and new slide serrations. Take a look at our gallery of the full-frame pistols introduced at SHOT Show. Then, read our "Arsenal" review of the pistols. This summer, look for Gen4 versions of the compact G19 and G23.

Smith & Wesson M&P Pistol with Safety

April 8, 2010

There can be no denying that Smith & Wesson's Military & Police (M&P) pistol has been wholeheartedly accepted by law enforcement agencies both here in the United States and overseas. So what could S&W do to make this popular pistol even more popular?

SHOT Show: Law Enforcement Product Companies Plan Major Debuts

January 31, 2010

Back in the late 1970s when the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) established a trade show for the hunting and firearms industry, no one could have predicted that the exposition would become a major stage for the unveiling of law enforcement products. But that's what the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show has become.

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