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Colt Defense Law Enforcement Carbines

July 30, 2010

From experience I can say that the Colt LE6920 is an outstanding semi-automatic M4-style carbine. It's chambered in 5.56mm and incorporates Mil-Spec features in its design.

Engaging Suspects With Long Guns

July 26, 2010
Handguns may be smaller, portable, lighter, concealable and convenient, but they aren't always the best tool for the job. This has been proven again and again on the battlefields of the world and in police engagements throughout history.

West Memphis Officers Will Get AR-15s

July 1, 2010
Patrol officers will now be able to carry the rifles, which would not have prevented the duty deaths of two officers, but would have more quickly ended the standoff in the Wal-Mart parking lot.

El Paso PD Issued M4 Patrol Rifles

June 17, 2010
Training with the M-4 is under way at the Police Academy, and the new weaponry will eventually be issued to every member of the El Paso PD, from patrol officers up to the chief.

ArmaLite Introduces SPR Mod 1 AR-Style Rifle

April 29, 2010
The forged, one-piece upper receiver and rail system includes detachable side and bottom rails designed to meet an operator's changing needs for sights, lights, lasers, grips or swivels.

Bushmaster ACR Arrives for Civilians, Then LE

April 14, 2010
Basic and enhanced versions of Bushmaster's "modular" Adaptive Combat Rifle (ACR) are now available at firearms dealers for public sale with law enforcement versions scheduled to follow by May 1, according to the manufacturer.

Trial Date Set For Pittsburgh Cop Killer

April 7, 2010
The man accused of killing three Pittsburgh officers a year ago will be tried on a multitude of charges beginning Oct. 12 over the objections of the attorney assigned to defend him, an Allegheny County judge has ruled.

Ruger's SR-556 Carbine

April 6, 2010

Ruger introduced its new SR-556 rifle at last year's National Rifle Association show in Phoenix. The announcement ended years of speculation that Ruger was indeed working on an AR-style rifle, and the SR-556 quickly became the buzz of the show. While the newest Ruger long gun possesses many typical AR features, it also has a Ruger-designed piston drive system. The patent-pending, chrome plated two-stage piston system provides a cleaner, cooler running, and more reliable operation than any standard AR gas impingement system can deliver. Read our full review of Ruger's SR-556.

SIG Sauer Will Bring SIG716 Tactical Rifles

March 4, 2010
SIG Sauer's four AR-10 type SIG716 tactical rifle line will arrive in three barrel lengths and arrives with a fully automatic mode for law officers.

Rock River Arms PPS Carbine

February 22, 2010

The Rock River Arms PPS carbine employs the company's patent-pending Performance Piston System (PPS) to reduce recoil, as well as residue in the upper receiver. It features a purpose-designed bolt carrier, an adjustable gas piston, and an over-the-barrel spring and guide rod arrangement. The result is a departure from the traditional recoil system associated with AR-style firearms. Rock River Arms is expected to offer its PPS carbine to law enforcement later in 2010; the rifle carries a suggested retail price of $1,685.

Patrol Rifle as Close Quarters Weapon

February 5, 2010

If you haven't trained to engage a suspect at less than 100 yards with your patrol rifle, start now.

Steyr Arms Revives Steyr AUG Rifle

January 6, 2010
The new Steyr AUG/A3 SA USA bullpup rifle is now available in 5.56x45mm (.223 Rem.).

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.
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