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Rock River Arms LAR-8 Varmint A4

February 14, 2011

The advantage of a semi-auto weapon over a bolt gun is obvious. Follow-up shots are much quicker and the felt recoil is much less. Another advantage of the AR platform .308 weapons system is the familiar layout of the selector, mag release, and charging handle.

Long Guns: 2011

January 13, 2011

Just 10 years ago when law enforcement agencies went out to purchase long guns, they rarely looked at anything other than shotguns. Today, the AR and other military-style rifles dominate the market.

PDS Carbine

October 31, 2010
Rock River Arms' new PDS (Piston Driven System) Carbine utilizes the company's new PDS system with a purpose-designed bolt carrier, adjustable gas piston, and over-the-barrel spring and guide rod arrangement.

Kicking Things Up a Notch

May 31, 2010

I believe there is a need for law enforcement officers, especially for tactical personnel, to kick things up a notch and use heavier caliber carbines as patrol rifles and entry guns.

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.

FBI Offers $5,000 Reward For Stolen Weapons

September 18, 2009
The stolen weapons include an H & K MP5/10A3 10 mm gun, a Rock River Arms LAR-15 rifle, and a Springfield 1911A1 .45 caliber handgun.

Rock River Arms Elite Comp

August 31, 2009

Every once in a while I run across a weapon that just seems perfect for its intended purpose. The new Rock River Arms Elite Comp seems as though it was designed from the ground up as a patrol carbine, with each of its features created to meet the needs of that mission.

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.

Rock River Arms LAR-458 Carbine

October 1, 2008

Rock River's new LAR-458 is chambered for the powerful .458 SOCOM cartridge, which possesses twice as much energy as the 5.56mm cartridge.

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.

Rock River Arms DEA Tactical Carbine

June 1, 2004

There are tens of thousands of personally owned AR rifles sitting in patrol cars, purchased in good faith by officers tired of being undergunned, but unless that initial purchase is followed up with regular training, the situation might be best described as an accident waiting for a time to happen.

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