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LaserLyte Introduces CK-SWAT Laser Sight for S&W, Taurus Revolvers

February 17, 2012
LaserLyte has introduced the CK-SWAT side-mounted laser that fits Smith & Wesson J-frame and Taurus revolvers, including the Taurus Judge and Public Defender. The LaserLyte CK-SWAT laser mounts under the grip and allows the customer to holster the firearm with the factory grip.

Off-Duty Ready

February 13, 2012

Do your kids know the difference between cover and concealment, and how to use both? I am not advocating scaring your family, but preparing your family—and when you do, it will prepare you. You can act more confidently knowing your loved ones are prepared as well.

S&W Introduces Classic Model 586 Revolver

February 11, 2012
Smith & Wesson has re-introduced its Model 586 .357 Magnum revolver, a popular law enforcement sidearm in the 1980s. The revolver first appeared in 1980 and will be reintroduced into S&W's Classic line.

Ruger Introduces LCR-22 Revolver

December 24, 2011
Sturm, Ruger & Company, has introduced the Ruger LCR-22, an eight-shot LCR chambered in .22 Long Rifle.

NYPD Cop Jams Finger In Gun's Hammer, Stops Assault

October 9, 2011
A quick-handed NYPD sergeant likely saved his own life when he stopped a man's revolver from firing by sticking his right ring finger between the hammer and cylinder.

3 Basic Firearm Drills To Improve Your Accuracy

September 30, 2011
As a retired law enforcement officer, I can vouch for three fundamental training drills that will improve your firearms proficiency—dry firing, the ball-and-dummy technique, and the ready up drill. Let's review these three in more detail.

Ruger Introduces .22 LR SP101 Revolver

September 23, 2011
The 30-ounce double-action revolver is made of weather-resistant stainless steel with a satin finish. The revolver features a fully adjustable square-notch rear sight and fiber-optic, square-post front sight.

Colt Detective Special

May 8, 2011

The Colt Detective Special is an iconic police revolver initially used from 1927-46. The snubby is a shortened version of the earlier Colt Police Postive revolver. GunznGear reviews a third-generation version of this classic police sidearm.

S&W's 327 TRR8 Revolver

March 7, 2011

Smith & Wesson developed its eight-shot 327 TRR8, after a SWAT officer contacted the company to ask for a beefy revolver for the lead penetrator, who must carry a ballistic shield with one hand. The TRR8 gives operators eight rounds of .357 Mag in a package including a Scandium "N" frame, 5-inch barrel, and blackened cylinder. Rails and moon clips are included. After viewing these photos, read POLICE Magazine's full "Arsenal" review, "Smith & Wesson 327 TRR8" Revolver from the May 2008 issue. Photos by Alex Landeen.

SHOT Show 2011: S&W's Governor Revolver Loads .410 Shells

January 18, 2011
Smith & Wesson is introducing its own hybrid revolver at SHOT Show 2011 called The Governor that's chambered in .410 bore shot shells, .45 Colt and .45 ACP.

Winchester Introduces LE-Only Ranger Bonded .38 +P Round

October 9, 2010
The bonding process welds the lead and jacket together as one, which controls expansion and provides superior retained weight upon impact. This ensures "maximum stopping power," according to the company.

What to Look for in a Backup Gun

October 7, 2010

Because of the tough economic times most agencies issue only a duty sidearm, and the officer wishing to carry a backup can purchase one from a department-approved list. Let's take a look at some of the characteristics you should look for in a BUG.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. KLCR 357 Compact Revolver

October 7, 2010

I am an avowed fan of the revolver in general and short-barreled revolvers in particular. So I was prepared to like the LCR. And I'm happy to tell you it did not disappoint me.

Smith & Wesson Ships Bodyguard Pistols

July 29, 2010
Smith & Wesson has begun shipping its pair of Bodyguard pistols introduced at SHOT Show, including its Bodyguard 380 6 + 1 pistol and Bodyguard 38 revolver. The firearms arrive with built-in laser sights.

Small-Frame Revolvers: Still An Excellent Choice

July 2, 2010
For an officer considering a backup gun, one of the major factors is weight. Smith & Wesson and Taurus have addressed these issues in the small-frame revolver by replacing heavier steel frames with lighter aluminum, titanium, and scandium metals.

Sturm, Ruger Introduces the LCR-357

May 18, 2010
The LCR-357 is the newest addition to the LCR revolvers, chambering the .357 Magnum in a compact, five-shot revolver that weighs 17.1 ounces.

SHOT Show 2010: Smith & Wesson Debuts New Backup Guns

January 19, 2010
Smith & Wesson brought a subcompact pistol and snubby revolver under a new line of Bodyguard pistols that are lighter weight and arrive with integrated lasers.

Ruger Introduces Two Revolvers Chambered In .327 Federal Magnum

January 18, 2010
The .327 Federal Magnum offers near-.357 Magnum performance with less recoil, pushing a 100-grain American Eagle load at 1,525 feet per second out of the 4.20-inch barreled GP100, according to Ruger.

How to Quickly Reload Your Revolver

December 14, 2009

Mike Larney of the ProArms podcast demonstrates the FLETC reload for the revolver as he was taught when he was an officer with the NYPD. You'll need a speed-loader for this one.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Light Compact Revolver

July 31, 2009

At this year's SHOT Show, Ruger wowed the attendees when it unveiled one of the most radically new handguns that has been seen in decades, the Light Compact Revolver (LCR).

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