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Barrett Firearms M468 6.8 SPC Carbine

February 1, 2006

Designed to accommodate the new 6.8 SPC cartridge, this weapon’s shooting accuracy and velocity make it ideal for tactical applications.

Lewis Machine & Tool Monolithic Rail Platform

January 1, 2006

Lewis Machine & Tool Co. has just introduced what may be the next evolutionary step in the ongoing development of the AR-15/M-16 family of rifles. Called the Monolithic Rail Platform (MRP), the rifle was designed to cure some ills common to this weapon system and provide some needed options. Featuring an innovative one-piece receiver/handguard system and quick barrel-change capability, the MRP is destined to find favor with SWAT officers.

Springfield Armory X-Treme Duty Semi-Auto Pistols

December 1, 2005

Back in the late 1990s, a new polymer pistol called the HS 2000 hit the market. Made in Croatia by I.M. Metal, the HS 2000 suffered from poor marketing, a poor supply of holsters and accessories, and ultimately, poor sales.

Detonics USA CombatMaster

November 1, 2005

If you started your law enforcement career carrying a Smith & Wesson M19 in a Sam Browne rig, chances are that you’re pretty darn close to retirement. Chances are too that you’ll also remember the splash it made when Detonics introduced the CombatMaster in 1977.

Glock G38 and G39 Compact Pistols

October 1, 2005

Today's police handgun market abounds with full-sized, medium-sized, and compact .45 ACP pistols. But until recently the designers of these weapons all labored under a seemingly insurmountable constraint: size.

Kahr Arms PM9 Subcompact Pistol

September 1, 2005

In 2000, Kahr introduced the P9, a lightweight, polymer-framed version of the original K9. Other models followed, including the P40, a polymer .40 S&W version, and the PM9, an abbreviated version of the P9.

Beretta Px4 Storm Pistol

August 1, 2005

One of the biggest equipment challenges faced by police agencies is finding a handgun that will accommodate all of their officers and conform to agency firearms policies. Beretta believes it has such a weapon in its soon to be released Px4 Storm duty pistol.

Remington Arms Model 7615 Police Rifle

July 1, 2005

In keeping with its tradition of supplying police officers with easy-to-use, rugged long guns built for specific police applications, Remington recently introduced the Model 7615 pump-action rifle that's being marketed as a patrol rifle for agencies that can't carry so-called "assault" weapons outside of tactical units.

Bushmaster Firearms A2 .308 Caliber Carbine

June 1, 2005

It’s no wonder that the AR-15 rifle, in all its incarnations, has become so dominant in the law enforcement patrol rifle market. It’s lightweight, accurate, possesses little recoil, is easy to maintain, and has plenty of capacity.

Para-Ordnance Black Watch Companion Pistol

May 1, 2005

If you like the idea of carrying a semi-auto pistol chambered for the mighty .45 ACP but are not comfortable carrying a gun with the hammer cocked and locked, Para Ordnance might have the perfect off-duty alternative for you.

ArmaLite AR-180B Rifle

April 1, 2005

ArmaLite introduced its latest version of the AR-180 about two years ago, but the design and the AR-180 designation date to the 1960s. There were very good reasons to update it.

DPMS Panther Arms Panther 16-Inch AP4 Post Ban

March 1, 2005

What was surprising, however, was the performance of a low-price rifle, the DPMS Panther Arms Panther 16-inch AP4 Post Ban configuration rifle with Miculek compensator.

Vang Comp Systems Police Magnum Shotgun

February 1, 2005

The reason for the 870's popularity with the men and women of American law enforcement is easy to understand. It's a proven weapon that works not only as a long gun but also as a means of intimidating the bad guy into peaceful compliance.

Heckler & Koch P2000 US Duty Pistol

January 1, 2005

My grasp of the obvious is on display for all to see with the following statement. Good marksmanship is a characteristic that is very desirable for a law enforcement officer. There, I said it. And someone should write it down. Oops, never mind, I just did.

SIG Arms Granite Series Rail 1911

December 1, 2004

The folks at SIG have done it again. Not content to have one of the classic designs in police autopistols in their "P-series" double-action models, they have rocked the boat by introducing their own 1911 platform.

Springfield Arms M1A SOCOM 16

November 1, 2004

The M1A SOCOM can supply well-directed heavy fire from an easy-to-use, cop-friendly platform.

Ruger P345 .45 ACP

October 1, 2004

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

Corner Shot Articulating Pistol Mount with Video Camera

September 1, 2004

The Corner Shot is a combination of an articulating gun mount and a video camera sighting system that was developed by two former senior officers from elite units of the Israel Defense Forces.

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.

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