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Military Mobile Apps Could Protect Urban Areas As Well

February 4, 2010
Imagine a 10-officer team staking out a group of suspects from several locations simultaneously. Now, imagine the supervisor and team can observe each others' movements, simultaneously communicate via text message and call up a map of an entire building that suspects are about to enter.

SHOT Show 2010: Bushmaster To Release Adaptive Combat Rifle

January 21, 2010
The rifle once known as the Magpul Masada and developed in a partnership between Bushmaster, Remington, and Magpul should be ready by May.

R. Lee Ermey at SHOT Show

January 20, 2010

POLICE Magazine caught up with actor R. Lee Ermey at SHOT Show 2010. Editor David Griffith interviewed the former Marine Corps drill sergeant who has created memorable portrayals of military and law enforcement men in numerous movies and television shows. He appeared at the show as the new pitchman for SOG knives. Ermey also endorses Glock pistols.

SHOT Show 2010: Remington ACR

January 5, 2010
A YouTube user posted a leaked promo for the new Remington ACR (Adaptive Combat Rifle) that was exclusively built for the military and LE. The weapon, formerly known as the Magpul Masada, was designed by Magpul Industries and licensed to Remington for military and LE sale. It will be sold in the civilian market as the Bushmaster ACR. The rifle will debut at SHOT Show 2010.

FNH USA SCAR 16S Patrol Rifle

December 22, 2009

FN's SCAR is one of the first true 21st century rifles. It features amazing ergonomics and offers exceptional accuracy.

USMC Selects H&K Carbine To Replace FN M249

December 7, 2009
The HK IAR is a 5.56×45mm NATO (5.56mm NATO) gas piston/op-rod AR-15-config lighter-weight rifle/carbine package.

Getac Rugged Notebooks and Tablets Receive Military Certification

November 18, 2009
Getac can now market its computers with MIL-STD-810G, MIL-STD-461F and IP65 labels, because the computers continued to operate after exposure to severe environmental conditions, according to Getac.

Woolrich Donates Freedom Blanket Proceeds To Wounded Warrior Project

November 12, 2009
Woolrich Elite Series Tactical will donate portions of sales from its Freedom Throw blankets to a non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of injured military men and women, the company announced.

Bring Battlefield Communications To Law Enforcement

November 6, 2009
At a recent trade show, I spoke with many in law enforcement about reliance on radio towers for data systems. Based on my experience with radio systems in use by the military for more than a decade, I suggested we don't really need "towers" as public safety knows them today.

Fort Hood Shooting Leaves 13 Dead, 30 Wounded

November 5, 2009
A military mental health doctor facing deployment overseas opened fire at the Fort Hood Army base on Thursday, setting off on a rampage that killed 13 people and left 30 wounded.

Military Standard

July 31, 2009

For more than 15 years now, the company has been making rugged notebook systems designed for use on patrol by law enforcement officers. Getac's latest law enforcement model is the upgraded V100 rugged convertible notebook.

I Hope This Guy Isn’t a Crisis Negotiator

May 22, 2009
It seems the head of Atlanta’s police union Sgt. Scott Kreher told the city council in an open meeting that he would like to beat Mayor Shirley Franklin “in the head with a baseball bat” when he thinks about problems disabled officers have getting workers’ compensation claims approved.

Rugged and Ready

May 1, 2009

This year Dell is working hard to become a player in law enforcement mobile data systems. Dell's second generation fully rugged laptop, the Latitude E6400 XFR, is not only tough; it's fast.

Exclusive Interview: Mack Machowicz "FutureWeapons" Host, TREXPO West Keynote Speaker

March 1, 2009

You wouldn't know it if you saw Richard "Mack" Machowicz hosting his Discovery Channel show "FutureWeapons" or leading one of his martial arts classes at the Los Angeles-based Bukido Institute, but this former Navy SEAL studied to be a Zen Buddhist priest.

LAPD Authorizes Benelli M4 Tactical Shotgun For Duty Use

February 4, 2009
The Benelli M4 semi-automatic shotgun is capable of handling a variety of shot-shell loads — from the lightest training rounds to the heaviest duty rounds. No manual operation of the M4 is required to cycle the rounds.

Five Muslim Immigrants Convicted of Plotting to Kill Fort Dix Soldiers

December 22, 2008
Five Muslim immigrants were convicted Monday conspiring to kill American soldiers at Fort Dix army base in New Jersey. The men were acquitted by a federal jury in New Jersey of attempted murder charges but still face life in prison for conspiracy when they're sentenced in April.

3 Men Accused of Illegally Exporting Night Vision Goggles to Vietnam

December 17, 2008
Federal authorities are trying to determine the whereabouts of dozens of state-of-the-art goggles capable of illuminating battlefields at night and potentially undercutting the tactical advantage of U.S. soldiers if they were to fall into the wrong hands.

Aiding and Abetting a Success Story

October 1, 2008

My pager went off one afternoon a few months later. It was Andy and he seemed to be upset. He had gone to see a Marine recruiter and was told that because of his past run-ins with the law, he wouldn't even make it past the interview stage.

TREXPO East 2008: Keynote Speakers Share War Stories with TREXPO Crowds

October 1, 2008

The police officers who attended this year's TREXPO East keynotes were awed by the patriotism and heroism of the men who spoke at the event. They gathered afterward to shake hands with and have their pictures taken with these great Americans.

Rock River Arms LAR-458 Carbine

October 1, 2008

Rock River's new LAR-458 is chambered for the powerful .458 SOCOM cartridge, which possesses twice as much energy as the 5.56mm cartridge.

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