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Observant SWAT Cops, Jammed Gun Saved Lives In Colo. Shooting

July 23, 2012
Two Aurora (Colo.) Police Department SWAT officers likely prevented further deaths at the Century 16 movie theater shooting Friday, when they quickly identified James Holmes as the suspect.

Three Agencies Select S&W M&P Duty Pistol

June 6, 2012
Smith & Wesson will begin supplying duty firearms from its Military & Police (M&P) Pistol series to the Miami Beach Police Department, Olympia (Wa.) Police Department, and the Passaic County (N.J.) Sheriff's Office.

S&W Introduces SD VE Pistols

June 5, 2012
Smith & Wesson Corp. has introduced the SD9 VE and SD40 VE semi-auto pistols for self protection and home defense. S&W is marketing the pistols, which are chambered in 9mm and .40 S&W, as a next-gen hybrid of their SD and Sigma pistols.

Casual Clothing for Concealed Carry

April 16, 2012

Police gear suppliers are stepping up to the concealed-carry challenge, creating shirts and pants that don't print and provide easy access to your weapon. These same companies are also creating footwear and packs that don't scream "cop," yet meet your needs.

Smith & Wesson Introduces M&P Shield Pistol

April 12, 2012
Smith & Wesson Corp. today introduced the M&P Shield pistol, a slim and lightweight compact pistol for off-duty concealment or plainclothes assignments. The M&P Shield is a striker-fired polymer pistol that's available in 9mm and .40 S&W with a 3.1-inch barrel.

S&W's M&P Shield Pistol

April 12, 2012

Smith & Wesson produced this promo for its M&P Shield pistol, a slim and lightweight compact pistol. Read more about the pistol here.

SHOT Show 2012 In Pictures

February 22, 2012

SHOT Show 2012 featured plenty of new gear for law enforcement officers. The show drew more than 61,000 attendees to Las Vegas for the January event and added several "law enforcement only" halls for vendors. View our gallery and read our two-part coverage of the show, "Report From the Aisles" and "Best of Show." Photos by Mark W. Clark.

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.

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.

Smith & Wesson Adds Pair of M&P15 Rifles

January 23, 2012
Smith & Wesson Corp. introduced two M&P rifles—the M&P15 MOE Mid and M&P15 VTAC II—equipped with Magpul and Viking Tactics accessories at SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

Mass. and Vermont Troopers Get Smith & Wesson M&P Pistols

December 16, 2011
Massachusetts troopers will receive the M&P45 pistol, while Vermont troopers will get the M&P40 pistol. Troopers are currently using M&P pistols in the field.

Smith & Wesson Provides Firearms To Texas Officers

October 19, 2011
Smith & Wesson will supply firearms from its Military & Police (M&P) series to two Texas law enforcement entities, including the Austin Police Department and the San Antonio Police Officers Association, under new contracts.

OfficerStore Offers S&W's Concealable Video Cameras

September 7, 2011
Each camera provides image resolution of 640x480 pixels at 30 fps (frames per second). Both units feature a 4GB Micro SD card and 250 hours of sound in the trigger mode.

S&W Delivers New Sidearms to West Virginia State Police and Wyoming Highway Patrol

August 16, 2011
The West Virginia State Police selected the S&W Model 4566 TSW pistol and has received 750 pistols chambered in .45 ACP. The Wyoming Highway Patrol selected the S&W M&P40 pistol and is currently in the process of transitioning its officers over to the sidearm.

10-8 Performance Introduces Rear Sight for S&W 1911s

August 4, 2011
Hilton Yam's 10-8 Performance has introduced a replacement rear sight for Smith & Wesson 1911 fixed-sight model pistols. The sight body is contoured and dehorned for comfortable handling and carry. All rear sights feature a plain black blade finished in matte black oxide.

American Gunsmithing Institute Introduces S&W M&P DVD

July 22, 2011
American Gunsmithing Institute has released a DVD course covering Smith & Wesson's M&P semi-auto pistol, which has become a popular sidearm for law enforcement officers.

Rhode Island Agency Converts to M&P40 Pistols

March 30, 2011
During testing and evaluation, the Providence PD reported that the M&P polymer pistols received high marks on officer evaluation forms for ergonomics, operating controls, and reliability. The M&P pistol was also noted for its ambidextrous controls and the ability to customize the grip size of the pistol to meet each officer's requirements.

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 In Pictures

March 3, 2011

SHOT Show 2011 featured a slew of introductions from companies diversifying their product lines. The show drew more than 50,000 attendees to Las Vegas for the January event and also featured celebrity appearances, quick-draw contests, competitive shooters, and plenty of law enforcement gear. Read our full coverage of the show, "SHOT Show 2011: Best of Show." Photos by Mark W. Clark.

S&W Introduces Six 1911 E-Series Pistols

January 26, 2011
Smith & Wesson will introduce six 1911 E-Series pistols that are machined to exacting tolerances and built with a variety of custom features. The 1911 E-Series pistols are designed with a new precision hand-fit trigger and are available in both traditional grips and round-butt models.
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