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FNH USA Will Release SCAR 17S For Civilian Purchase

November 19, 2009
FNH USA will release its SCAR 17S for civilian purchase in 2010, and announced several other updates to a rifle platform that became available to law enforcement agencies earlier this year.

Daniel Defense M4 Carbine

October 30, 2009

Having been impressed with the finish, fit, and quality of Daniel Defense quad rails in the past, I was intrigued by the company's new M4-style carbine. I had a hard time parting with it after I was finished putting it through its paces.

Patrol and SWAT Rifles

July 10, 2009

Ever since the 1997 North Hollywood bank robbery and shootout, the popularity of rifles in patrol operations has exploded. Rifle manufacturers have capitalized on this demand, and they are now making a variety of rifles specifically designed for patrol and SWAT operations. Here's a quick look at some of the long guns now available for service in law enforcement.

Long Guns 2009

June 1, 2009

Rifle manufacturers are now making a variety of rifles specifically designed for patrol and SWAT operations. Here's a quick look at some of the long guns now available for service in law enforcement.

Pittsburgh Police Aim to Add Rifles to Patrol Car Arsenals

April 30, 2009
The city has long considered providing rifles and shotguns to officers, but the measure took on urgency when a heavily armed man fatally shot three officers responding to a domestic disturbance April 4 in Stanton Heights, city Public Safety Director Michael Huss said.

SIG Sauer 556 SWAT Rifle

April 1, 2009

Ever since it arrived months ago for testing, I've been putting the 556 SWAT SIG through its paces. The rifle has been everything I hoped for.

Phoenix PD Expands Patrol Rifle Inventory

October 2, 2008

Phoenix council members on Wednesday approved a request for the police department to purchase 60 Bushmaster AR-15 rifles from Clyde Armory at a cost of $44,813.28. Officials anticipate having the order fulfilled in time for the first set of 20 officers to train with the rifles in early November.

SU16 Rifle

May 1, 2008
Kel-Tec’s SU16 rifle series is chambered in .223 Remington and uses AR-15 magazines. It folds for storage and transport. A unique feature of the SU16 is the two 10-round magazines that store in the butt stock of the rifle.

Long Guns 2008

January 1, 2008

POLICE Magazine takes a look at the newest long guns for law enforcement.

Patrol Rifles 2007

August 1, 2007

Go to the Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show, and you will quickly realize that there are a multitude of companies making long guns. The following is a brief guide to help you discover what's available in the patrol rifle and carbine market.

Fighting with a Carbine

May 1, 2006

Old West sheriffs and marshals often carried a Colt .45 called the Peacemaker. But that .45 had the limitations of all handguns, so savvy Western lawmen also kept a short-barreled repeating rifle like a Winchester in their saddle bags. They knew that in a real gunfight, a carbine is the real “peace maker.”

SHOT Show 2006: Report from the Show Floor

March 1, 2006

You probably think you have seen every possible rifle that can be derived from the basic AR platform. Think again.

Barrett Firearms M468 6.8 SPC Carbine

February 1, 2006

Designed to accommodate the new 6.8 SPC cartridge, this weapon’s shooting accuracy and velocity make it ideal for tactical applications.

Remington Arms Model 7615 Police Rifle

July 1, 2005

In keeping with its tradition of supplying police officers with easy-to-use, rugged long guns built for specific police applications, Remington recently introduced the Model 7615 pump-action rifle that's being marketed as a patrol rifle for agencies that can't carry so-called "assault" weapons outside of tactical units.

DPMS Panther Arms Panther 16-Inch AP4 Post Ban

March 1, 2005

What was surprising, however, was the performance of a low-price rifle, the DPMS Panther Arms Panther 16-inch AP4 Post Ban configuration rifle with Miculek compensator.

Springfield Arms M1A SOCOM 16

November 1, 2004

The M1A SOCOM can supply well-directed heavy fire from an easy-to-use, cop-friendly platform.

Mech-Tech Carbine Conversion

January 1, 2004

The firearms innovator develops a low-cost, high-quality way for agencies to field short patrol rifles.

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.

Beretta Cx4 Storm Carbine

October 1, 2003

Looking like something you saw in the hands of those nasty gorillas in the "Planet of the Apes" movies, the Storm is a lightweight (5.75-pound) pistol-caliber carbine only 29.7 inches in length.

Lead Vs. Steel

April 1, 2003

Since the turn of the 20th century when criminals first became mechanized, officers have recognized a need for gun and ammunition combinations capable of penetrating the light sheet metal of vehicles.

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