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Springfield's XD-S Pistol

Springfield Armory's XD-S sub-compact pistol in 9mm offers an excellent choice for a backup or off-duty gun. Read Nick Jacobellis' full "Arsenal" review of the firearm. Photos courtesy of Alex Landeen.

K-9 Vehicle Searches

Two U.S. Supreme Court cases from Florida have clarified the use of police dogs by officers for search vehicles and private properties. Law enforcement appeared to score a victory in Florida v. Harris, in which the court validated a search that resulted in the discovery of narcotics in a vehicle. View our gallery of K-9 vehicle searches. Photos courtesy of Becki and John Johnston/AceK9.com.

Counterfeit Police Products

A retired officer started The Counterfeit Report website to alert consumers about fake products and help law enforcement investigators spot these goods during investigations. View several examples of fake police products, and then read the full story here. Photos courtesy of Craig Crosby.

When you're facing a suspect as a lone officer, a rear leg sweep will help quickly gain control.

Handcuffing Suspects: 3 Techniques

Too many officers try to handcuff a suspect while he or she is still fighting. Before you can handcuff a suspect, you must obtain control. Here are three techniques for when you're on your own (rear leg sweep), with a partner (rear takedown), or with a group of three or more officers (the swarm). Read our feature, "Closing the Gap," for the full story. Photos by Amaury Murgado.

POLICE Magazine reviewer Nick Jacobellis takes the SAR-21 out to the range for testing.

IWI's SAR-21 Rifle

Israel Weapon Industries' SAR-21 bullpup carbine is a versatile option for patrol or tactical operations. Read Nick Jacobellis' full "Arsenal" review of the firearm. Photos courtesy of Alex Landeen.

The 5.11 Tactical LMC Recurve is a mid-size folder that cuts like a big knife but is small enough to fit comfortably in a pocket. Lightweight and portable, the LMC Recurve measures 4.25 inches closed and 7.5 inches open. The utilitarian knife features a recurve blade with a plain edge. It is ideal for everyday cutting jobs. The finger coil at the base of the blade allows for total control while the textured FRN scales offer optimal grip. The V-hole in the blade provides instant one-hand operation. Two pocket clip locations accommodate right- and left-handed users.

Edged Tools: 2013

Guarantee having a handy implement at your fingertips with new knives and multi-tools for law enforcement. Here are 12 currently available tools from leading law enforcement suppliers. Photos courtesy of vendors.

Officer Craig Durling approaches the cab of a tractor-trailer to issue a citation and return the driver's paperwork.

Commercial Enforcement Violations

The two officers of the Torrance (Calif.) PD's Commercial Enforcement Unit mostly cite mid-size truckers for an array of violations including a truck with a 20-foot palm tree clipping electrical lines. View a gallery of some of the more unusual violations. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of TPD.

Lightweight and compact, the LC380 is designed specifically for concealed carry.

Ruger LC380 Subcompact Pistol

Ruger's LC380 offers a modified version of its LC9 9mm pistol chambered in .380 ACP. Read Paul Scarlata's full "Arsenal" review of the pistol. Photos by Paul Budde, Elaine Sandberg, and Becky Leavitt.

The LAPD patrolled with this 1971 Plymouth Fury. Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Police Museum.

Classic Chrysler Patrol Cars

Chrysler has been producing Plymouth or Dodge patrol cars since the early 1930s, and for many of those early years Plymouth turned out some special cars for police work. The earliest came when the Washington State Patrol began using a 1932 Plymouth 1932 PB coupe, according to AllPar.com. Chrysler offered its first police package on 1956 Dodge Coronets. The 1970s brought the era of Mopar squads.

A procesion of some 800 vehicles heads toward High View Cemetery in Chaplin.

Bardstown Police Memorial

Hundreds of law enforcement officers paid their respects to fallen Bardstown (Ky.) Police Officer Jason Ellis on May 30 during a memorial service. Officer Ellis' K-9, Figo, also paid his respects, keeping a vigil and resting his paw on the officer's casket. Read the full story here. Photos by Wales Hunter.

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