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O.F. Mossberg & Sons MVP Patrol Rifle

March 4, 2014

The MVP is a no-frills bolt-action rifle chambered for a 5.56mm/.223 round. It has a 16-inch cold-hammer forged, heavy profile, 1/2x28 threaded barrel with an A2 flash hider.

N.C. Sheriff Plans to Sell Vintage Tommy Guns to Buy Rifles

January 6, 2014
The Forsyth County (N.C.) Sheriff’s Office presented a proposal to the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners last Thursday to sell the agency’s two 1928 Thompson submachine guns and drum magazines and buy 88 new Bushmaster rifles.

Mayor-Elect Nixes Patrol Rifles for Boston PD

January 2, 2014
"Mayor-elect Walsh is opposed to the AR-15 rifles," his spokeswoman Kathryn Norton said in a short statement. "Unless otherwise convinced by the Boston Police Department, he does not think they are necessary."

Quicker Response to Active Shooters

October 16, 2013

Despite its traditional mission, I always thought our motor unit could assume a more tactical posture and play less of a support role, especially when responding to school shootings. Since motors are such a specialized unit, it is easier to pull them off of their primary missions and redirect them whenever necessary.

Sheriff Joe's Deputies Receive S&W Patrol Rifles

August 19, 2013
Smith & Wesson has supplied the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office with 400 M&P15 MOE (Magpul Original Equipment) Mid rifles for its patrol deputies, the company has announced.

Sheriff Joe: Deputies Now Carry Patrol Rifles 24/7

August 9, 2013
Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio has issued AR-15s to each of his deputies and ordered them to carry the patrol rifles whether they are on or off duty. Earlier this week, Arpaio's office received 400 Smith & Wesson AR-15s that have been paid for with asset-forfeiture seizures.

Product Test: TatJacket's Sling Band-It

August 1, 2013
You may know the frustration of having your sling get caught up on something when you need to deploy quickly. I want to gather up the sling and secure it in a nice, neat bundle and deploy it efficiently. TatJacket's Sling Band-It solves this annoyance.

Firepower In St. Louis

July 26, 2013

Join us for a lively, in-depth conversation about police weapons. St. Louis Metro Police officers are lobbying Chief Sam Dotson for .40-caliber duty pistols to replace outgoing 9mm Beretta 92s they now carry. The agency's police union has also asked for patrol rifles for its members. Chief Dotson tells PoliceMag.com which way he's leaning on the caliber debate and why he's reluctant to allow officers to carry their own rifles on duty.

Mo. Officers Lobby Chief for More Firepower

July 22, 2013
The St. Louis police union has told the chief their officers would like .40-caliber handguns to match the firepower of criminals they encounter in the streets to replace the 9mm duty pistols they've carried for a decade.

IWI's SAR-21 Rifle

July 8, 2013

Israel Weapon Industries' SAR-21 bullpup carbine is a versatile option for patrol or tactical operations. Read Nick Jacobellis' full "Arsenal" review of the firearm. Photos courtesy of Alex Landeen.

IRS Agent Patrol Rifles Questioned

June 12, 2013
A Southern Republican congressman questioned why enforcement agents with the Internal Revenue Service need AR-15 patrol rifles in remarks to Politico.

U.S. Army Cancels Carbine Replacement Initiative

May 31, 2013
The M4 has become the U.S. Army's standard-issue combat rifle, and it's also a popular choice for SWAT operators, patrol officers, and federal agents. And it looks like law enforcement will continue to choose it for some time to come.

Customizing Your AR Rifle

May 29, 2013

ARs are almost endlessly customizable to suit the needs of the operator. From barrel length to stocks, grips, rails, and optics, the foundation of the AR-15 can be adapted to everything from close-quarters operation work to long-range precision applications.

Sikh Temple Cop Wins Chudwin Patrol Rifle Award

April 12, 2013
Oak Creek (Wis.) Police Officer Savan "Sam" Lenda will be honored as the 2013 winner of the Chudwin Award for Patrol Rifle Excellence for his role in ending the Sikh Temple shooting.. Officer Lenda will be honored at the National Patrol Rifle Conference and Competition in Detroit from June 2-4.

Assault Weapons Ban: A Cure That Could Kill

February 4, 2013

The proposed federal Assault Weapons Ban, which is supposed to curtail mass shootings, could be very bad for law enforcement officers. It may take the tools you need to protect the public from active shooters right out of your hands.

Law Enforcement Firearms Trends

January 22, 2013

Zombies aside, there are trends emerging in the firearms industry, and they have the potential to determine what tools you will be issued in the near future.

Nashville Police Allowed To Carry AR-15s

January 20, 2013
In response to the recent mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., and others, the Metro Nashville Police Department will allow trained officers to carry their personal AR-15 rifles inside their vehicles while on duty.

Choosing Optics for Patrol Rifles

January 10, 2013

With the increased use of rifles by patrol officers, there comes the need for modern modifications to make them more effective and to better fit the task at hand. One of the most obvious and likely the most effective is the use of modern optical sighting systems.

SIG Sauer's 716 Patrol Carbine

January 9, 2013

SIG Sauer's 716 Patrol carbine is one of four SIG716 models and should be given serious consideration by tactical operators and patrol personnel working in more rural settings who may need to engage longer-range targets. Read Nick Jacobellis' full "Arsenal" review of the carbine. This gallery includes exclusive photos that didn't appear in print. Photos by Alex Landeen.

SIG Sauer 716 Patrol Rifle

January 9, 2013

The SIG716 makes a great first impression. It's a ruggedly built 7.62mm carbine with a 16-inch barrel and a free-floating quad rail. I felt like a kid on Christmas morning when I was opening the box.

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