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Ruger P345 .45 ACP

October 1, 2004

Slim and trim, this new model rewrites the book on Ruger auto pistols.

Old Cops Know "Stuff"

October 1, 2004

The big secret is to listen to these veteran cops, believe most of it, and put it into action in your own life. What I learned from older cops saved my life on several occasions.

FN Herstal Five-seveN Pistol

August 1, 2004

Developed primarily as military ammunition in the last days of the Cold War, FN Herstal's SS190 5.7x28mm armor-piercing round was designed to defeat Soviet-made body armor in combat.

Taurus 24/7 Duty Pistol

July 1, 2004

Anyone who has seen the 24/7 can tell you, this gun really takes the requirements of law enforcement to heart.

Special Report: Backup Gun Policies--Gun Control

June 1, 2004

It's not hard to make a strong case for backup guns. The basic contention of backup gun proponents is that old saw that goes: If you absolutely have to have one of something to ensure your survival, then you better have two.

Ready for Duty

April 1, 2004

Beginning in the mid-1980s, American police agencies switched en masse from the revolver to the semi-automatic pistol. Rationalizations for this change in weaponry were many and are still hotly debated.

Taurus PT92 Duty Pistol

March 1, 2004

Today's Taurus is ISO9000 rated for quality-control excellence and has become world renowned for making fine firearms.

Smith & Wesson Model 66 F Comp Revolver

November 1, 2003

The rude awakening thrust into my face during that time (the late '90s) was the fact that the majority (and I mean virtually all) of the new recruits had never shot a revolver, much less seen one in anything other than a movie.

Dialing Long Distance

November 1, 2003

We all know that most police-involved shootings develop at a range of just a few feet. But there are exceptions. It’s not easy to hit a target in combat at long range with a pistol. But it can be done.

Shooting on the Move

November 1, 2003

Since the majority of OISs are up close and personal, with no cover available, movement becomes an essential element in any gunfight.

CZ P-01 Compact Duty Pistol

August 1, 2003

The company's pistols are so well designed that its classic CZ 52 was a mainstay of the Czech military for 23 years.

FN Herstal's FNP9 Duty Pistol

July 1, 2003

If you like the elegant curves and "just-right" feel of that definitive fighting pistol, the Browning Hi-Power, you may be a little surprised by the look and feel of FN Herstal's new FNP9 duty pistol.

Lead Vs. Steel

April 1, 2003

Since the turn of the 20th century when criminals first became mechanized, officers have recognized a need for gun and ammunition combinations capable of penetrating the light sheet metal of vehicles.

Trigger Test

March 1, 2003

Each trigger mechanism has a loyal group of supporters. Each claims that its favored type of trigger is the "most practical" or "safest" for law enforcement.

IACP 2002: Best of Show

December 1, 2002

Large trade shows can be overwhelming for everyone involved. They are a blur of seminars, awards banquets, industry schmooze sessions, and aisle after aisle of exhibits and demonstrations.

Kimber Arms LAPD SWAT With Custom II

November 1, 2002
The Los Angeles Police Department's SWAT unit has chosen a new sidearm. The elite unit has selected the Kimber Custom II .45 ACP as it's duty pistol of choice, Shooting Times reports.

One-Hand Engagement

November 1, 2002

You don't like doing it, I don't like doing it…no one I know likes shooting with one hand. But quite often, how you shoot determines whether or not you go back to the street or end up in an office job riding a desk.

The Scientific Method

August 1, 2002

Searching for a weapon that would fit the grips of both small-handed officers and big officers with huge meathooks, Jenkins' attention was drawn to the Model 1911 platform, a pistol design that has not been officially adopted by a U.S. metropolitan police department in 50 years.

Springfield Armory's 'Extreme Duty'

July 1, 2002

It looked like the metal was finished virtually flawlessly, and these weren't castings but forgings, milled to final form. Impressive.

Glock 21

June 1, 2002

Since taking the law enforcement community by storm in the early 1980s, Glock has continued to grace the holsters of cops of every rank and service.

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