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California Snipers End Mother's Day Stand-off With Suicidal Son

May 10, 2010
Contra Costa County Sheriff SWAT officers ended a Mother's Day standoff involving a suicidal son who held a gun to his mother's head by shooting the man.

FNH USA and Leupold Team Up for Precision Shooting Competition

April 19, 2010
The competition will showcase 30 two-man teams representing the finest sniper/counter sniper teams from the U.S. military as well as local, state and federal law enforcement communities.

Rifle Optics

July 10, 2009

When it comes to gear and gadgets for duty applications, many of us are drawn to the coolest, most expensive items. That's true of weapons and it's true of weapon accessories such as optics. But what's more important is to find the right optics to fit your mission. Options include red dot sights, variable focal length short scopes often used on shotguns, and of course true precision scopes meant for use on a precision rifle.

SWAT Snipers

August 1, 2005

For as long as most active SWAT operators have been police officers, there has been one gospel truth about SWAT sniper operations: the 70-Yard Rule. Ask any SWAT sniper what is the average range of a police sniper shooting, and he will answer, “About 70 yards.” Ask him the source of his data, and he will say, “FBI statistics.”

Euro Counter-Terrorism

April 1, 2001

Conventional police forces deployed in large and normally  slow-to-react formations were not capable of dealing with small, clandestine terrorist cells, striking swiftly and melting into the civil scenery.

Shoot for Excellence: Sniper Team Objectives

May 1, 2000

Many police hierarchies operate under the erroneous assumption that their organizations don't need sniper units.

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