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SIG Sauer Enhances Ergonomics of P226 and P229 Pistols

January 12, 2010
The newly designed one-piece modular grip with improved texture reduces area in the back strap and overall circumference, providing a better fit over a wider range of hand sizes, according to SIG.

SIG Sauer's P250 2SUM Package Makes Two Guns

January 6, 2010
The Nitron-finished, 9mm P250 is ideal for duty, home defense or sport and the package includes the components needed to quickly convert it to the P250 9mm subcompact for concealed carry.

Taurus PT1911 Pistol

December 21, 2009
Nutnfancy reviews the Taurus PT1911. The duty pistol delivers a lot of value for its $650 price tag. The model shown, a PT1911 AL (aluminum frame), weighs 40 ounces and offers a capacity of 8 + 1. Read POLICE Magazine's Taurus 1911 review.

Glock 22 RTF Duty Pistol

December 14, 2009
Officer Matt Gregory shows his Glock 22 RTF for duty and home defense with the rough-textured grip option. He says, "The grip on this gun is unbelievable. I worried with the Generation 3 Glock because my hands stay clammy a lot of the time. I don't worry about losing my grip anymore."

SIG Sauer P250 Pistol

December 3, 2009
With its P250, SIG Sauer introduced its semi-automatic modular pistol. In the promo, SIG touts the small grips for various hand sizes, trio of sizes (compact, subcompact and full) and easy conversion from a 9mm to .357 to .40 to .45 calibers. Video provided by SIG Sauer.

Guncrafter Industries Glock 21 .50 Caliber Conversion

November 19, 2009

As I watch the large, brass casing fly through the air I hear the loud "PONG!" of the 300-grain .50 caliber bullet slamming into the target 75 yards away....That's right! I said .50 caliber.

FNH USA Brings New Handgun Trio in 2010

November 17, 2009
FNH USA will introduce a pair of polymer-frame pistols and a .45-caliber tactical pistol in 2010, the company announced.

Washington State Patrol Switches to S&W MP40 Duty Pistol

November 13, 2009
The Washington State Patrol has adopted Smith & Wesson's MP40 as its duty pistol because of the availability of replacement parts and multiple grip selection. The agency ordered 1,400 of the .40-caliber pistols from S&W, and will eventually cease using the Heckler & Koch .40-caliber autoloader.

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.

FNH USA Donates Duty Pistols to Louisiana Agency

October 20, 2009
After the department's building was destroyed by fire in 2007 — along with several duty handguns — budgetary constraints prohibited replacement of the lost guns. Additionally, the duty weapons currently in use by the New Roads PD are over 10 years old; parts from damaged guns were in use to keep the weapons safe and working.

Leading LE Pistol Supplier Faces Tax Investigation

September 27, 2009
Glock, the Austrian firearms supplier that claims to supply duty pistols to 65 percent of the American law enforcement market, is being investigated for tax evasion, according to a story in Business Week.

Glock G22 RTF2 Duty Pistol

September 18, 2009

Glock recently started selling the G22 Rough Textured Frame Version 2 (RTF2), a pistol that is sure to be just as popular with cops as the standard version Glock pistol.

Kahr Arms P380 Subcompact Pistol

June 1, 2009

Kahr Arms just introduced a new subcompact pistol chambered for the .380 ACP cartridge. Weighing less than a pound loaded and only .75 inches wide, this new pistol is small and light enough that it should serve just about anyone's deep concealment and/or backup needs.

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.

Smith & Wesson M&P Pistol Fires 50,000 Rounds in Endurance Test

April 2, 2009
Smith & Wesson Corp. announced that the full-size M&P9 pistol successfully recorded 50,000 rounds during eight months of endurance testing.

Springfield Armory XD(M) Duty Pistol

March 1, 2009

The question that I want to answer with this article is: What makes the Springfield Armory XD(M) a more suitable pistol for law enforcement work than the standard Springfield XD?

Kahr Arms CW45 Pistol

January 1, 2009

The newest fighting pistol in the Kahr line is CW45, chambered for…what else?…the .45 ACP. While it looks very similar to the earlier P45, the CW45 is intended as an economy model.

Maryland State Police to Carry Beretta’s Px4 Storm

May 8, 2008
The Maryland State Police has chosen the Beretta Px4 Storm to replace their Beretta 96D pistols. The department will issue 1,065 Px4 Storm D Model pistols in .40 S&W to its officers.

Walther Police Pistol Slim (PPS)

April 1, 2008

I was really impressed with the 9mm model of the PPS. Its captive dual recoil spring and excellent ergonomics combine to make an extremely soft shooting pistol. In fact, it's the softest shooting subcompact pistol that I have ever tested.

Beretta Announces New PX4 Storm Subcompact

March 6, 2008
Built around Beretta's latest Px4 Storm modular technology, the company's new Px4 Storm subcompact delivers concealed carry handling with large frame firepower.
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