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SIG Sauer P227 Pistol

SIG Sauer P227 Pistol

If SIG was to capture a larger share of this market it needed to offer a high-capacity .45 pistol. And that's just what it did earlier this year when it released the P227.

December 23, 2013

Glock G21 Gen 4 Pistol

Glock G21 Gen 4 Pistol

The G21 has always been one of my favorite Glock pistols. My evaluation of the G21 Gen 4 involved five veteran shooters who shot the pistol during four different range sessions.

November 11, 2013

Heckler & Koch HK45 Compact Tactical

Heckler & Koch HK45 Compact Tactical

You can tell very quickly when you open the box that the HK45CT is more than just an update of the combat proven HK USP Compact. Ergonomically, this is a 21st-century pistol all the way, but it offers the reliability and toughness of a classic HK.

October 10, 2013

Springfield Armory XD-S Sub-Compact Pistol

Springfield Armory XD-S Sub-Compact Pistol

The 9mm Springfield Armory XD-S sub-compact pistol is designed to function with a single column magazine, and is a departure from the traditional pocket pistols that were available in the 20th century because the new XD-S is chambered in 9mm and .45 ACP calibers.

August 10, 2013

FNH USA FNX-45 Duty Pistol

FNH USA FNX-45 Duty Pistol

A few years ago, FN introduced the successor to the FNP line, the FNX. Like the FNP, the FNX is a hammer-fired, polymer-framed duty pistol with a double-action/single-action trigger system. The latest model in the series is the worthy successor to the FNP-45, the FNX-45.

May 22, 2013

Stopping Power: Myths, Legends, and Realities

Stopping Power: Myths, Legends, and Realities

As a trauma surgeon and a tactical medical specialist, I am often asked by law enforcement officers what caliber and type of handgun ammunition offers the most stopping power. I can't answer that question. Let me explain why.

January 16, 2013

SIG Sauer 716 Patrol Rifle

SIG Sauer 716 Patrol Rifle

The SIG716 makes a great first impression. It's a ruggedly built 7.62mm carbine with a 16-inch barrel and a free-floating quad rail. I felt like a kid on Christmas morning when I was opening the box.

January 9, 2013

Springfield Armory XD Sub-Compact 3" Pistol

Springfield Armory XD Sub-Compact 3" Pistol

The XD Sub-Compact pistols scored well in my CQB drills. I had no problem using the 9mm XD Sub-Compact to consistently engage a steel plate the same size as the scoring area of a TQ19 Police Qualification Target at various distances, including at longer ranges.

December 17, 2012

Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield Subcompact Pistol

Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield Subcompact Pistol

Smith & Wesson's M&P9 Shield is a subcompact pistol suitable for "deep cover" carry by undercover and off-duty police officers. The Shield is available in either 9mm or .40 S&W.

July 24, 2012

LWRC International M6A2 Special Purpose Rifle

LWRC International M6A2 Special Purpose Rifle

Whether you are delivering precision shot placement or dumping one magazine after another as fast as possible into a target, the mid-length piston-powered LWRCI M6A2 SPR will do the job.

May 15, 2012

Beating the High Cost of Training Ammo

Beating the High Cost of Training Ammo

The high cost of ammo has police agencies scrambling for ways to cut their firearms training budgets while still maintaining standards. Some are walking a very dangerous line where their solution to the problem has been to cut back on firearms training opportunities both for in-service personnel and for recruits. Others are looking for ways to achieve the same training goals without sending ammo down range.

May 7, 2012

Bersa BP 9 CC Pistol

Bersa BP 9 CC Pistol

It's likely that many American shooters have never heard of the Argentine firearms manufacturer Bersa, but I believe that is about to change. And with good reason.

April 19, 2012

Sturm, Ruger & Co. LC9 Sub-Compact Pistol

Sturm, Ruger & Co. LC9 Sub-Compact Pistol

While Ruger's LCP proved popular with both civilians and law enforcement officers, there were those who felt that its .380 cartridge was a lower end choice for defensive purposes. To answer this criticism, Ruger developed the Light Compact 9 (LC9).

March 15, 2012

Springfield Armory XD(M) 3.8 Pistols

Springfield Armory XD(M) 3.8 Pistols

As you probably have already noticed, the XD(m) 3.8 and the XD(m) 3.8 Compact get their names from their 3.8 inch-barrel, as opposed to the four-inch barrel standard on the original XD Pistols. The Compact designation is assigned to the 3.8 Pistol, which has the short "Compact/Sub Compact" style grip.

August 19, 2011

5 Gunfights That Changed Law Enforcement

5 Gunfights That Changed Law Enforcement

The gear and training employed by officers is much different today, partly as a result of the FBI Miami shootout. There have been other game-changing gunfights in the last quarter century. The following article examines each of them and how they changed your tactics, procedures, and policies.

May 4, 2011

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