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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.

SHOT Show 2010: Springfield Armory Shortens XD(M) Pistol

January 20, 2010
Springfield Armory has introduced a 3.8-inch-barreled version of its XD(M) pistol at SHOT Show 2010. The pistol employs the same frame as the full-size pistol and new slide serrations on a pistol available in 9mm and .40 caliber.

SHOT Show 2010: Beretta Upgrades 92FS Pistols

January 20, 2010
The frames of the new pistols have a MIL-STD-1913 rail for rapid attachment of tactical lights and laser aiming devices. A removable front sight allows the user to easily replace a damaged sight or replace it with an accessory sight.

SHOT Show 2010: Glock Introduces Gen4 Pistols

January 19, 2010
Glock Inc. introduced a pair of "next gen" pistols at SHOT Show 2010 in Las Vegas — the G17 (9mm) and G22 (.40 caliber) — that add grip options for smaller hands, a dual-action spring to smooth recoil and other features.

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.

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