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U.S. Customs Set to Classify All Folding Knives as Switchblades

June 12, 2009
United States Customs and Border Protection plans to classify assisted-opening knives and all one-hand-opening knives as switchblades, which are banned.

Be-Wharned Tactical Folding Knife

June 1, 2009
BlackHawk’s Be-Wharned wharncliffe folding knife, designed by edged-weapon trainer Michael Janich, offers both utility and personal defense capability. Featuring an aggressive, satin-finished AUS8A stainless steel blade that provides extreme cutting performance for its size, the Be-Wharned is mated to a handle constructed of hardened 420J stainless steel liners nested into textured black G-10 scales.

Buck Knives and TOPS Knives to Create New Line for LEOs

May 22, 2009

Buck Knives has forged a new collaboration with TOPS Knives, blending the talents of two Idaho knifemakers to produce the first of a new series of knives designed to be reliable tools for law enforcement.

Knives, Tools, and Answers

February 20, 2009
Yes, price is a consideration, as well as quality. But finding the right tool for your job is paramount.

Police Product Test: The Force Special Ops Cargo Pants

February 1, 2009

Today, agencies are transitioning to uniforms that serve more than one function. The Force Special Ops Cargo pants are a fine example of pants that can multi-task.

Police Product Test: Trijicon RedDot

July 1, 2008

The Trijicon RedDot Sight is designed to be mounted on several of the company's ACOGs, but is also designed to be mounted on a handgun. I know there will be numerous guffaws at the idea of a red-dot sight on a duty handgun. But naysayers were also quick to dismiss the use of red-dot sights on duty ARs a decade ago. Now they're not a novelty but the norm.

TREXPO West 2008: Best of Show

April 1, 2008

Both TREXPO's roots and its evolving focus were both evident in the product offerings at the West Coast edition of the conference held Feb. 19–22 in Long Beach, Calif. On the show floor of the Long Beach Convention Center, several new products made their debut and several others made their TREXPO debut.

Blade Concealment

March 1, 2008

Most of the equipment on our ever-growing gun belts has a specific purpose. But a knife can be a seatbelt-cutting device, scraper, impromptu screwdriver, pry tool, rapid tire deflating device, loose thread remover, trunk key, and a life or death survival tool.

Police Product Test: Spyderco Tenacious Folding Knife

March 1, 2008

For 2008 Spyderco Knives introduces the Tenacious. With a foundation of 8Cr13Mov stainless steel, this knife is designed to be durable and dependable.

Police Product Test: Phenix Gear Modular Vest

February 1, 2008

Ranger Joe's Phenix Gear Modular vest is one solution to the high cost of tactical vests.

Police Product Test: Zero Tolerance Ranger Green Knife

January 1, 2008

The Ranger Green knife from Kershaw's sister company Zero Tolerance is a no-nonsense, hard-use knife built for duty use and made to stand up to and survive the harshest environments.

Tactical and General-Use Knives

October 1, 2007
BlackHawk Blades’ BHB40 and BHB41 knives are both built on a framework of 420J stainless steel liners and fiberglass-reinforced-nylon handle overlays. Both drop-point tanto blades are ground from 9Cr13CoMoV stainless steel and feature a slotted hole for one-handed opening.

Benchmade Nitrous H&K Blitz Assisted-Opening Folder

February 1, 2007

Knives for duty use have gone through some serious changes in the past two decades, not the least of which has been the development of folders that rival fixed-blade knives for toughness and open with assisted-opening systems that rival auto-openers for ease of use.

Mini-Rukus Knife

January 1, 2007
Benchmade has brought back its Rukus knife and is adding a smaller version, the Mini-Rukus. Both knives are Blackwood designed with Benchmade’s exclusive AXIS system, which provides for a smooth one-handed ambidextrous opening. Just like its big brother, the new Mini-Rukus has a two-part handle assembly with the ability to semi-customize the handle scales as you see fit.

Wenger EVO Swiss Army Knives

July 1, 2006
Wenger’s “S” series EVO Swiss Army knives have three new features: a safety-enhancing locking blade, a universal wrench, and adjustable pliers. The knives, styled in a concave shape for a firm grip, also include the oldie-but-goodies: screwdriver, scissors, reamer, nail file, double cut wood saw, corkscrew, and others.

Buck Knives Tactical Knives

May 1, 2006
Buck Knives has expanded its family of high-performance tactical knives with four new models for 2006. All feature dual deployment and have grip ridges at critical pressure points to ensure a secure grip. Blades on all models are 420HC stainless steel, heat treated to Rc 58 for hardness and finished with Buck’s Edge2x technology so they hold an edge longer and are easier to resharpen.

California Knives Roll-Lock Assisted Opener

January 1, 2006
The Roll-Lock knife from California Knives is made with a 440c 3.5-inch blade and durable Zytel scales and spine. The automatic mechanism in the knife is a positive roll wheel located in the handle that locks the blade in the open or closed position. The roll wheel is powered by a heavy-duty eight-coil spring. The Roll-Lock knife is in limited production, with only 500 being made.

SOG Knives Trident Folder

November 1, 2005

Over the past few years of writing this column for Police I have had the chance to examine and use several knives and pocket tools from SOG Knives. All of these have been excellent tools for hard use. The SOG Trident Sea, Air, Land folder is no exception.

Ka-Bar Knives Law Enforcement Knife

September 1, 2005
Designed by John Benner, founder of Tactical Defense Institute and a former cop, the TDI Law Enforcement Knife from Ka-Bar was created with law enforcement in mind. The knife is meant to be worn at the off hand and draws like a pistol. If an officer finds himself in close quarters with a suspect attempting to take his handgun, the TDI knife can be available as a last-defense option.

Blackwater Gear Combat Fixed Blade Knife

August 1, 2005

With the intense competition in the tactical/law enforcement industry, it’s rare to see major players collaborate to bring a product to market. But this past year Uncle Mike’s, Blackwater USA, and other major players in the law enforcement industry joined forces to bring Blackwater Gear to the market. One part of this gear line is knives. To help develop this segment of Blackwater Gear, Uncle Mike’s joined forces with Benchmade Knives.

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