Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
There's an old adage among special units of the military and police (indeed, among anyone who relies upon equipment for their very lives) that "one of something is none, and two is one."
Flat, light, and powerful, Kahr's innovative autos are revolutionary--and perfect for "cop carry."
All steel and solid walnut, the Winchester Model 1907 .351 S.L. (for "Self Loader") autoloader and the Remington Model 8 in .35 Remington are, simply put, stunning examples of the gunmaker's craft.
Simply put, revolvers work. And that's something people treasure in these overcomplicated times.
With the dramatic resurgence in interest in the 1911 platform, it's comforting to note the old war-horse is still a viable alternative to the black-plastic gun trend.
If you can put the gun-snob side of you in a drawer for a minute, you may learn something here when it comes to affordable firepower.
From the classic Browing Hi-Power pistol, to today's current crop of high-tech firearms, FN's reputation is that of a Cadillac of police and military firearms.
The officers of LAPD SWAT wanted a handgun that was solid, reliable, and delivered the features, accessories, and performance they felt they needed. After an extensive period of testing there was one clear winner: the Kimber Custom II.
At 18.7 ounces, the PT111SS qualifies as a true pocket pistol.
With the advent of today's innovative roundup of specialty munitions, including high-velocity sabot slugs, less-lethal rounds, and the new generations of low-recoiling buckshot, the smoothbore has a new lease on life.
It looked like the metal was finished virtually flawlessly, and these weren't castings but forgings, milled to final form. Impressive.
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.
From custom sights to wildcat cartridges, the 1911 reigns supreme as the most versatile auto pistol in history.
The P99 is entirely built in Germany and like a Mercedes Benz, delivers the goods in a quietly authorative manner that instills a calming sense of confidence.
Founded by Robbie Barrkman 16 years ago, Robar is one of the nation's leading precision rifle customizers.
Emergency situations, from active-shooters to serving high-risk warrants, demand solid functionality. Mix in a heavy dose of innovative design and engineering based upon real-world needs, and you can end up with a piece of equipment that won't fail you when you need it most.
Springfield Armory's M1A rifle is more refined than ever and it still packs a punch.
The NAA Guardian is a double-action-only semi-automatic with a fixed barrel fitted inside an open-topped slide. The gun resembles the Seecamp design that single-handedly popularized the pocket pistol so many years ago.