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Orlando PD to Get 800 new AR-15 Patrol Rifles

November 13, 2018
The upgraded weapons—including optics and lights—will cost an estimated $1.34 million, according to OPD spokesman Eduardo Bernal.

Dick's Asked to Donate Rifles to Police Rather Than Destroy Them

April 20, 2018
Gun enthusiasts are asking the company to donate the rifles to cash-strapped police departments, Recoil Magazine reports.

To Prevent School Shootings, Show Some Muscle

February 23, 2018
Deterrence is not just a matter of having armed personnel or even sworn officers in the schools; it’s having the right officer, with the right equipment, and the right training.

Broward County Deputies Guarding Schools to Carry Rifles

February 22, 2018
Several police departments have asked the school district to allow [rifle carry] for years, said Margate, FL, Police Chief Dana Watson.

Old Cars and Equipment Putting Troopers in Danger, Say KY State Police

January 2, 2018
Kentucky police Commissioner Rick Sanders is asking for more money amid talk of budget cuts. He is urging lawmakers to consider his agency's "dangerous" predicament: worn-out cars, a manpower shortage, and relic rifles.

Fearing They are Outgunned, Some SC Troopers Buying Rifles

December 28, 2017
Col. Chris Williamson, commander of the S.C. Highway Patrol, recently confirmed that some front-line troopers wanted the more effective rifles so badly for potential confrontations that about 50 have bought their own in the past couple of years.

SC Highway Patrol Seeking to Equip Troopers With Rifles

December 11, 2017
"From the highway patrol standpoint, we've already decided that this is a necessity," he said. "We're just hoping that the budget request is honored."

Houston Police Patrolling Area Airports with Rifles

November 21, 2017
"We just want to be able to match, hopefully, whoever is coming in with the threat of violence," said Capt. Glenn Yorek with Houston Police Department's airport division at Bush Intercontinental.

Kentucky State Police Struggling with Manpower, Equipment Shortages

November 13, 2017
The Kentucky State Police is struggling with a manpower shortage, an aging and high-mileage fleet, a lack of long guns and failing radio equipment.

Aldermen Pushing for More Chicago Police to Have Rifles

May 5, 2017
The shooting of two plainclothes officers with a high-powered rifle this week was a chilling reminder of something Chicago police have long said: They are outgunned by the city's gangs.

Desert Design and Development D3-9SD Carbine

December 8, 2016

Desert Design has dubbed the D3-9SD the "ultimate urban carbine." It is an integrally suppressed short-barreled rifle built on an AR platform that's primarily chambered for 9mm and is an especially quiet weapon.

SIG Sauer MCX Carbine

October 10, 2016

When SIG offered to send me an MCX rifle configured for police duty use I couldn't wait. MCX rifles feature a slim-profile, chrome-lined, cold-hammer-forged barrel topped off with SIG's own muzzle device.

Illinois Officer Wins Patrol Rifle Competition

June 7, 2016
For the first time in the 17-year history of event the, a female officer has won the National Patrol Rifle Competition.

CMR-30 Rifle

January 30, 2015
Squeeze the single-action trigger of the new Kel-Tec CMR-30 once and you’ll be amazed at its lightweight, low recoil accuracy.

Border Patrol May Be Stripping Agents of Their Rifles

November 11, 2014
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Offices of Border Patrol and Training and Development say it is inspecting the quality of agents' M4 carbines throughout Border Patrol sectors nationwide, and that's why agents have been required to turn in the weapons. But agents say some of these M4s have not been replaced. And agents are required to share rifles.

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.
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