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POLICE Survey: Flashlights and Weapon Lights

February 7, 2018

POLICE Magazine wanted to know more about your preferences for personal lighting on the job, so last month we conducted an extensive e-mail survey on the topic. Here are the results.

Lights On or Lights Off

June 10, 2017

Light on or light off when conducting building searches? After conducting a year of very specific testing, my answer remains the same: Turn the building or room lights on, if you can.

Realistic Training Makes You a Better Cop

February 14, 2013
Training in real-world conditions is the key. Get outside in the hot, cold, dark, and whatever weather you have to operate in. Realism begins in training and not in make believe.

Elzetta Offers Low-Light Zombie Shoot

July 11, 2012
Elzetta Design will offer the Low Light Tactical Training and Zombie Shoot—an affordable and fun opportunity to gain valuable tactical firearms training for low light conditions.

Flashlights: Hand-held Vs. Weapon-Mounted

May 22, 2012
A tactical light should meet three basic requirements that apply to hand-held and weapon-mounted lights—a high-output beam, reliable high energy power, and tactically correct switching.

Doing It In the Dark

November 30, 2010
Academies love to train you under perfect well-lit conditions; the FTO loves to train you under the adverse conditions. Take your skills to new and higher levels. Go practice in the dark.

Shooting Straight in the Dark

June 2, 2009

Very few officers are receiving adequate low-light training. That's dangerous for the health of the officers, and it leaves the agencies they work for open to potentially devastating lawsuits if an officer should shoot an innocent bystander in a low-light incident.

Gaining the Advantage in Low-Light Environments

July 1, 2008

Many firearms instructors spend the time allotted to low-light training teaching popular flashlight techniques that have been around for years. That’s OK to a point. However, there is more to operating in the dark than knowing how to hold a flashlight.

Seeing the Light

August 1, 2007

When John Matthews developed the first SureFire flashlight, he realized that for officers to get the most benefit out of the light, they would need special training. So Matthews, now president and CEO of SureFire, created the SureFire Institute, one of the nation's premier low-light combat training academies.

Draw The Line

January 1, 2004

The art of establishing perimeters can mean the difference between success and failure.

Range Days in Paradise

January 1, 2004

A career in law enforcement on the warm and sunny island of Oahu may seem like a dream come true to most of the readers of POLICE. And after training with nearly 30 officers from the Honolulu Police Department, I can assure you that the reality is just as great as you imagine.

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