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Perception: The Difference Between Heroes and Villains

June 17, 2011
The Pima County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Department's May 5 SWAT raid resulted in the death of a Marine at home in front of his family. This tragedy has exploded into one of the most criticized, controversial SWAT incidents in memory.

Video: Army Sgt. On Leave Thwarts Florida Bank Robbery

June 2, 2011
When Army Staff Sgt. Eddie Peoples returned to Sarasota this week on leave, he never expected to find himself using the combat skills he'd honed during four years in Iraq. But he sprang into action Tuesday afternoon when a bank robber hijacked his family fishing trip and pointed a gun at Peoples' 4- and 6-year-old sons.

Wounded in Iraq, Boston Officer Thrives in New Role

May 31, 2011
Terrence "Shane" Burke was an ambitious Boston police officer and avid runner when he went off to war. He is now a crime scene technician for the department. Wearing his prosthesis — and ignoring the plate in his left forearm and the screws in his right ankle — he runs as many 5K road races as he can without tearing his skin grafts.

A Plan Is a Plan, Until...

May 27, 2011
The Osama bin Laden raid ranks among the most significant raids in modern military history. History is replete with similar military raids — some have been successful, others less so — that reinforce the reality that the vast majority of such operations are rarely ever known outside a circle of the select few on a need-to-know basis.

Glock Donates $100,000 To Warrior Foundation

May 20, 2011
The donation marks Glock's sixth consecutive year donating to SOWF, a non-profit organization providing college scholarships to the surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel killed in combat or training.

SOG and R. Lee Ermey Introduce Limited 'Gunny Series' Knives

May 17, 2011
SOG Specialty Knives and Tools has launched a limited edition fixed-blade knife and folder with actor R. Lee Ermey called "The Gunny Series." Only 1,000 serialized knives of each version will be released. The knives are the first to be co-designed by Ermey and Spencer Frazer, SOG's founder and chief designer.

Missouri Man Arrested at Army Base After 40-Mile Manhunt

May 13, 2011
A southwest Missouri man who once led a prison break led police on a 40-mile manhunt that included an interstate shootout, the shutdown of a Missouri college campus where he crashed his car and a failed effort to break into a military base.

Arizona SWAT Team Fired 71 Shots at Former Marine

May 11, 2011
The Pima County (Ariz.) Sheriff's SWAT team fatally shot a former Marine during a raid, firing 71 shots at the man who held allegedly pointed an AR-15 rifle at officers serving a warrant at his home.

Arizona Adopts U.S. Cavalry Duty Pistol As State Gun

May 5, 2011
The Colt Single Action Army revolver, which became the U.S. Cavalry's service sidearm in 1873, is now the official state firearm of Arizona.

Booby Traps: Death by Trick or Device

May 2, 2011
In recent years, attacks against police officers have increasingly become sneaky ambushes rather than direct confrontations. They may involve improvised destructive devices. A few punk gang members or conspiracy nuts armed with the "Anarchist Cookbook" can cause a very bad day for law enforcement.

Chinese National Started Fake Special Forces Unit to Defraud Immigrants

April 14, 2011
David Deng allegedly gave himself the title of "supreme commander" of the unauthorized military unit, which he named the U.S. Army/Military Special Forces Reserve unit ("MSFR").

Military Surplus Vehicles Aid the Fight

April 7, 2011
Law enforcement agencies with these special missions can apply and acquire vehicles deemed military surplus for next to nothing. The vehicles usually require work to make them duty ready. Yet, the Department of Defense's 1033 program, as it is known, offers agencies access to military-grade equipment.

Military Surplus Vehicles for LE

April 6, 2011

The federal government's 1033 program allows law enforcement agencies to acquire special vehicles such as an amphibious LAV, Humvee, MRAP, patrol boat, helicopter or even a landing craft for specialized missions. The agencies acquire the vehicles via the federal Law Enforcement Support Office (LESO). Photos are courtesy of LESO.

Three Men Cause Security Scare at California Military Base

March 31, 2011
The men pulled up to the base and claimed they were lost. Criminal investigators say the men, two from Iran, one from Afghanistan, tried to get on the base early Sunday morning.

Arizona Man Shot by Officer Struggled with PTSD

March 28, 2011
Glendale Police Sgt. April Arredondo, a 14-year veteran of the department, fatally shot Jeremiah Wilson Pulaski, 24, on Saturday. Pulaski had opened fire, while Sgt. Arredondo was parked with a 52-year-old civilian volunteer riding along.

DSM Dyneema Introduces Protective Clothing at UK Trade Show

March 22, 2011
At the exhibition, DSM Dyneema will feature examples from industry leading manufacturers, together with new innovations and concepts for personal protection that will demonstrate the fiber's unique high strength at low weight, according to the company.

Video: Wisconsin Officer Killed by Army Vet

March 21, 2011
Fond du Lac Officer Craig Birkholz, 28, was shot in the upper torso above his ballistic vest as he approached the home at 24 S. Lincoln Ave. K-9 Officer Ryan Williams and his dog Grendel were also shot at about 6:30 a.m. Sunday.

California Agency Detonates Grenade In Station's Lawn

February 18, 2011
The grenade was removed from the vehicle and rendered safe by the deputies. Due to the condition of the device, it was disposed of at the scene and not transported for destruction. The bomb squad buried the device in the station's lawn, and then detonated it.

New Military Helmet Blocks Rifle Shots

February 11, 2011
The Army plans to begin using an improved combat helmet in the fall that greatly improves resistance to rifle ammunition, surpassing the capabilities of the Advanced Combat Helmet now in use.

Robinson Armament's XCR-M 7.62x51 NATO Rifle

February 7, 2011

Robinson Armament offers a sneak preview of their XCR-M 7.62x51 NATO caliber rifle.

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