Joplin will rise from the ripped trees and flattened devastation as a more modern, more energetic, and more proud community. And, I wonder, will you take the time to make your own bug-out bag, buy that generator, and be prepared if it happens to you?
May 26, 2011
The folks at SIG have done it again. Not content to have one of the classic designs in police autopistols in their "P-series" double-action models, they have rocked the boat by introducing their own 1911 platform.
December 1, 2004
The big secret is to listen to these veteran cops, believe most of it, and put it into action in your own life. What I learned from older cops saved my life on several occasions.
October 1, 2004
Slim and trim, this new model rewrites the book on Ruger auto pistols.
October 1, 2004
The Corner Shot is a combination of an articulating gun mount and a video camera sighting system that was developed by two former senior officers from elite units of the Israel Defense Forces.
September 1, 2004
There are tens of thousands of personally owned AR rifles sitting in patrol cars, purchased in good faith by officers tired of being undergunned, but unless that initial purchase is followed up with regular training, the situation might be best described as an accident waiting for a time to happen.
June 1, 2004
Lest we all get too caught up in a case of the "gotta-have-its," we elected to take a quick look at the need for change, and how it must be balanced with an agency's budget, real-world threats, and ability to train its officers.
May 1, 2004
This is an off-duty or concealed carry pistol, not a uniform duty gun.
April 1, 2004
Today's Taurus is ISO9000 rated for quality-control excellence and has become world renowned for making fine firearms.
March 1, 2004
The firearms innovator develops a low-cost, high-quality way for agencies to field short patrol rifles.
January 1, 2004
Whenever I handle a basic 1911 pistol, either an original commercial Colt from 1918 or a more modern gun, I'm quickly reminded of just why this elegantly simple gun has been the darling of so many millions of fighting men over the decades.
December 1, 2003
The rude awakening thrust into my face during that time (the late '90s) was the fact that the majority (and I mean virtually all) of the new recruits had never shot a revolver, much less seen one in anything other than a movie.
November 1, 2003
Looking like something you saw in the hands of those nasty gorillas in the "Planet of the Apes" movies, the Storm is a lightweight (5.75-pound) pistol-caliber carbine only 29.7 inches in length.
October 1, 2003
A solid hit with a .308 or .223 will, as Clint Smith is fond of saying, "Really change your channel."
September 1, 2003
The company's pistols are so well designed that its classic CZ 52 was a mainstay of the Czech military for 23 years.
August 1, 2003