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Search Result: Shooting Competitions

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Remington Offers 1911 R1 With Threaded Barrel

August 24, 2012
Remington subsidiary E-RPC has introduced a new version of the Model 1911 R1 that includes a threated barrel, according to the company.

Law Enforcement Shooting Stars Tournament

May 18, 2012

The Law Enforcement Shooting Stars (L.E.S.S.) Tournament offers $80,000 in prizes. The two-day event will showcase top shooters in law enforcement from across the country in a unique demonstration of elite shooting skills, precision accuracy, and undisputed technique. Read the full story here.

Site Picture's Police Shooting Tournament Offers $20,000 Prize

May 3, 2012
Site Picture is hosting a two-stage shooting event for law enforcement in June and July, called the Law Enforcement Shooting Stars (L.E.S.S.) tournament. Shooters use their own issued handguns to attempt to win a $20,000 grand prize.

Otis Introduces 3-Gun Cleaning System

May 1, 2012
The system cleans the breech to muzzle without dissassembly, so competitors can quickly re-enter the event. The kit cleans 5.56mm rifles; 9mm, .40-, and .45-caliber pistols; and 12 gauge shotguns.

Video: PoliceMag Interviews a 'Top Shot'

February 14, 2012
Eighteen competitors will vie for "Top Shot" honors starting today with the debut of Season 4 of the History Channel reality series. Police Magazine spoke with one of those shooters, Michelle Viscusi, at SHOT Show 2012.

SHOT Show: 'Top Shot' Michelle Viscusi

February 14, 2012

Eighteen competitors will vie for "Top Shot" honors beginning today (Feb. 14) with the debut of Season 4 of the History Channel reality series. POLICE Magazine spoke with one of the shooters, Michelle Viscusi, at SHOT Show 2012. Michelle is an Army reservist who works with the Border Patrol in southern Arizona.

Competitive Shooter Mike Seeklander

January 19, 2012

We caught up with Mike Seeklander, a competitive shooter and former Knoxville (Tenn.) Police officer, at SHOT Show 2012 to talk about how shooting competitions can benefit officers. Mike also shares several dry-fire training drills, and tells you which products caught his eye at the show.

Springfield's XD(m)-9 5.25

January 13, 2012

At first glance, Springfield Armory's XD(m)-9 5.25 pistol may be viewed as a pistol for competitive shooters. The company did indeed seek design input from champion shooter Rob Leatham. However, it's a viable option for police service. It's excellent ergonomics, low recoil, and high cartridge capacity would be especially useful in tactical operations. Read our full "Arsenal" review of the gun.

Springfield Armory XD(m)-9 5.25 Pistol

January 10, 2012

Springfield recently introduced yet another version of the XD(m) designed for action pistol competition shooting, and I believe it is equally adaptable to law enforcement purposes. The XD(m)-9 5.25 was designed with the input of champion shooter Rob Leatham and is intended to give competitor shooters everything they need to compete right out of the box.

How Combat Breathing Saved My Life

March 9, 2011
Combat breathing was developed as a tactical survival skill in helping police and military personnel rapidly regain control of their breath, thereby gaining control of their body during critical situations.

LE Invited To California Hospital Foundation's Shooting Fund-raiser

February 28, 2011
Law enforcement personnel are invited to participate in the Hoag Hospital Foundation's 30th annual charity shoot, a day of shooting benefiting the Newport Beach hospital that offers six official clay target events for men and women shooters of various skill levels.

'Top Shot' Chris Cerino at SHOT Show

January 20, 2011

POLICE Magazine caught up with law enforcement trainer and "Top Shot" contestent Chris Cerino at SHOT Shot 2011. Cerino, who leads firearms training for the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy, explains how to best choose a patrol rifle, gives three tips for improving sidearm accuracy and lets you know what in his mind when he's acquiring a sight picture.

Pistol Drill: El Presidente

November 23, 2010

Rob Letham, a competitive shooter sponsored by Springfield, demonstrates "El Presidente," a pistol-range drill. The shooter fires two shots apiece at three targets 10 meters away, then reloads and fires another six shots at the three targets. The drill, which was developed by Jeff Cooper in the 1970s, tests drawing and reloading.

Can Officers Learn From a Competition Shooter?

October 14, 2010
Most academy and qualification training with firearms is devoted to shooting at stationary silhouettes at 25 and 50 yards. This isn't the real world. In the real world, the bad guy is pumped full of adrenaline and is mobile.

LE Firearms Instructor Makes Finals in 'Top Shot' TV Show

August 17, 2010
Police firearms instructor Chris Cerino came in a close second on the weapon skills competition TV show "Top Shot" on The History Channel. The show required contestants to prove their skills in everything from muzzle-loading muskets and modern pistols to slingshots and throwing knives.

Weather Tracker, Targeting Calculator

August 10, 2010
Kestrel Pocket Weather Meters has partnered with Horus Vision to release the Kestrel Ballistics Weather Tracker with Horus ATrag Software, a rugged handheld weather monitoring device equipped with an integrated ballistics calculator.

'Top Shot' Show Seeking Talented Shooters for Season 2

July 21, 2010
If you are skilled with a pistol, rifle, or any other firearm, you could win $100,000 in prizes on season 2 of History Channel's competition show "Top Shot."

Chicago Officer Competes For 'Top Shot' Honors

July 16, 2010

Chicago Police Officer Tara Poremba is one of the 16 contestants on the History Channel's "Top Shot" shooting competition. Poremba was the first female in agency history to become "Top Gun" of her graduating class and was awarded "Top Gun" of the FBI Firearms Instructor School.

Revision Introduces Limited Edition Max Michel Sawfly Eyewear

May 26, 2010
The limited edition kit features a custom high-contrast Mocha lens and is the same kit that Max brings with him on competition day.

Team Safariland Member Wins Shooting Competition With Belt System

May 24, 2010
Leatham competed with his 1911 pistol and Safariland's new Model 032 ELS Competition Belt System, with ELS (Equipment Locking System) forks and plates.
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