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Sheriff's Drone Crashes Into SWAT Vehicle

March 6, 2012
The Montgomery County (Texas) Sheriff's public unveiling of its new surveillance drone quickly fizzled after the unmanned aircraft crashed into the department's Lenco Bearcat armored vehicle.

K-9 Back-Mounted Camera

February 29, 2012
Tactical Electronics' K-9 mounted camera (K-9MC4) is designed to transmit video to the handler. A built-in mini DVR records audio and video of operations directly to a 16GB SD card for post-operation review and archiving.

O'Neill Innovations Introduces Maxfit Glove

February 17, 2012
O'Neill Innovations has introduced the black hidex Maxfit thin glove, its first product, into the law enforcement market. The Maxfit glove is a hybrid of the outdoor sport and shooting glove that's engineered to be kind to the skin.

Police Product Test: Danner DFA Boots

February 17, 2012

For most of us winter means cold, wet, and/or snowy shifts. Mother Nature has a habit of making days as an officer or first responder miserable. Fortunately, Danner can help tame the weather with its DFA boots.

Hammerspike Glass Breaker

January 31, 2012
Hammerspike is a breaching tool from Shieldspike that's designed to break the glass of vehicles and structures using one hand. It replaces heavier breaching tools that require two hands to operate and were never designed to effectively penetrate vehicle or structure glass.

SHOT Show 2012: ALS Upgrades Less-Lethal Launchers

January 19, 2012
ALS Technologies rolled out a pair of less-lethal launchers in 37mm and 40mm at SHOT Show in Law Vegas that offer reduced weight, upgraded components, and greater customization to tactical officers.

SHOT Show 2012: Original S.W.A.T.'s Lightweight Chase Boots

January 18, 2012
Original S.W.A.T. introduced a duty boot for officers that is one of the most lightweight offered in the law enforcement market. The low boot weighs 32 ounces, while the water-resistant boot comes in at 44 ounces.

Colt To Release LE901-16S Carbine

January 13, 2012
Colt Defense LLC will bring to market the LE901-16S modular, multi-caliber rifle. With a proprietary adapter, the rifle can be easily changed from .308 Winchester (7.62x51 NATO) chambering to .223 Remington (5.56x45 NATO).

Fight Light Gear Line

December 30, 2011
The Tactical Tailor Fight Light line of tactical gear features the same combat tested designs as the company's regular gear but in a 30 percent lighter, FR-lined package.

S.O.Tech Introduces Tactical Vest with Solar Panels

December 27, 2011
S.O. Tech and DynGlobal have developed a carrier vest system that uses integrated solar panels to charge tactical gear. The company will bring the product to SHOT Show in January to demonstrate its capabilities for law enforcement.

Police Product Test: 5.11 Tactical Stryke Taclite Pant

December 19, 2011

Today 5.11 offers law enforcement officers looking for quality clothing many fine options. The new Stryke with Flex-Tac is the latest pair of pants to carry on this tradition.

Alpine's Pit-bull VX SWAT Truck

October 24, 2011

Alpine Armoring's Pit-bull VX SWAT Truck debuted at the 2011 IACP conference in Chicago, and the sleek, imposing vehicle looks like it may have rolled off an action-movie set. The 4x4 truck, which is built on a Ford F-550 chassis, offers armor protection up to NIJ Level IV to stop high-power rifle rounds, including 7.62x51, 7.62x54, and 5.56x45. View our gallery for more on this vehicle. Photos courtesy of Alpine Armoring.

SIG Sauer Introduces M400 Carbine

September 30, 2011
SIG Sauer has introduced the SIG M400 tactical carbine, an improved version of its 5.56x45mm military issue tactical carbine. The SIG M400 uses a direct-impingement gas system and accepts parts and accessories for the original M4-style carbine.

Shieldspike Introduces Hammerspike Window-Breaker

September 9, 2011
The Hammerspike can be mounted onto existing shields using a proprietary kydex mounting bracket or carried by itself as an emergency breaching tool for first responders.

Ending a Barricade with Heavy Equipment

August 24, 2011

When faced with a barricaded suspect, SWAT officers may want to consider using heavy construction equipment to end the incident.

ATI Introduces B&D 37mm Less-Lethal Launchers

July 20, 2011
B&D launchers can handle 37mm ammunition such as flares, smoke and pyrotechnic rounds for civilian use and batons, CS gas, rubber pellets and other less-lethal options.

Hammerspike Window Breaching Tool

July 18, 2011
Hammerspike is a breaching tool from Shieldspike that's designed to breach the glass of vehicles and structures.

Shieldspike Window Breaker Demo

July 7, 2011
In this video, an operator demonstrates how to retain control of the shield while accelerating the breaking tip through the window. The video was submitted by Shieldspike.

Tactical Rifles

June 28, 2011

Noted gun writer Patrick Sweeney discusses tactical rifles and his latest book, "Gun Digest Book of the Tactical Rifle." He gives an overview of non-AR rifles such as the FN SCAR, AK, and Steyr AUG. More importantly, he offers suggestions about choosing a sling, what to look for in an optic, how much to spend on gear, and whether to practice only with agency-issued ammunition.

Beretta Introduces Tx4 Storm Semiauto Shotgun

June 9, 2011
Beretta has introduced the Tx4 Storm semiautomatic shotgun for law enforcement and home defense. The Tx4 is a gas-operated, 12-gauge shotgun Beretta is marketing as a lightweight, compact option.
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