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The majority of officer-involved shootings occur in low-light or dark conditions. So one of the most important tools that you can have is a good light. And sometimes the best place for you to have that good light is on the business end of your handgun or long gun.
The newest ballistic vests for everyday use under your uniform.
A selection of the newest ballistic vests designed for high-risk SWAT missions.
There was a temptation to slug this article with the headline "Pimp Your Handgun." After all, it's catchy and it's trendy…There's only one thing wrong with it, it's dead wrong.
To help give you some insight into what you'll actually need on the street, the editors of POLICE Magazine contacted a number of veteran officers and asked them to give you some advice. Here's what they had to say.
Your duty holster keeps your trusty sidearm close at hand; it can and should be as unique as you are.
You probably think you have seen every possible rifle that can be derived from the basic AR platform. Think again.
If you are shot while wearing body armor, you will still feel the energy of the bullet's impact. But if the armor works, the force will be spread out over your entire torso rather than in just a specific area.