An AR-type rifle can be configured with a plethora of accessories to adapt it to almost any law enforcement mission. POLICE contributor A.J. George walked readers through one set-up in the May feature, "Customizing Your AR Rifle." View the components he uses. Photos by Mark W. Clark and vendors.
May 28, 2013
FNH USA's FNX-45 arrives as a worthy successor to its FNP-45, offering a duty model as well as a Tactical model with a threaded barrel. Read Paul Scarlata's full "Arsenal" review of the pistol. Photos by Paul Budde and Becky Leavitt.
May 21, 2013
You don't want someone getting a hold of your weapons or other potentially dangerous items kept in your vehicle. Secure firearms and other potentially dangerous gear safely in your rolling office with these seven law enforcement-specific solutions. Photos are courtesy of vendors.
April 25, 2013
SIG Sauer's P224 SAS DAK pistol offers a compact package, reliable operation, and "revolver like" trigger system. Read Nick Jacobellis' full "Arsenal" review of the pistol. Photos courtesy of Alex Landeen.
April 16, 2013
Beretta's 3032 Tomcat sub-compact pistol makes an excellent "get them off you" gun for off-duty carry or as a back-up weapon. Read Paul Scarlata's full "Arsenal" review of the pistols. Photos courtesy of Butch Simpson.
March 20, 2013
Law enforcement officers have plenty of less-lethal options to avoid a deadly force encounter, including light, chemical agents, conducted electrical weapons, projectile weapons, and launchable pepper projectiles. Read more in our March feature "Less-Lethal Weapon Options" and make sure to train with your mutual-aid agencies. Photos by Mark W. Clark and Amaury Murgado.
March 5, 2013
Smith & Wesson's Performance Center SW1911 and Round Butt SW1911 merge classic 1911 design with contemporary engineering to create a full-size pistol with a lighter-weight frame. Read Paul Scarlata's full "Arsenal" review of the pistols. Photos courtesy of Paul Budde.
February 19, 2013
SHOT Show 2013 plenty of new duty gear with a backdrop of the gun-violence debate in Washington, D.C. The show drew more than 62,000 attendees to Las Vegas, and POLICE editors focused on gear rather than politics. View our gallery and read additional coverage in "Best of Show" and Video: SHOT Show 2013 Highlights. Photos by Mark W. Clark and Paul Clinton.
January 25, 2013
SIG Sauer's 716 Patrol carbine is one of four SIG716 models and should be given serious consideration by tactical operators and patrol personnel working in more rural settings who may need to engage longer-range targets. Read Nick Jacobellis' full "Arsenal" review of the carbine. This gallery includes exclusive photos that didn't appear in print. Photos by Alex Landeen.
January 9, 2013
PoliceMag.com readers overwhelmingly support concealed carry and Mitt Romney for president, according to the results of our August survey. Officers also told us they were prepared for an active shooter incident and worried that government financial trouble has affected their ability to do their jobs. View these charts and graphs of the survey results, then read our analysis of the data.
September 12, 2012
From guns to gear to shields and even a specialized litter, you'll find ways to bring everything you need to the fight with this photo gallery of carry-alls. Photos courtesy of manufacturers.
August 30, 2012
Weapon lights and laser sights for both handguns and long guns are valuable assets for officers in all assignments. The following from 12 leading law enforcement suppliers are some of the most innovative and highest quality versions of these tools on the market.
August 29, 2012
Smith & Wesson's M&P9 Shield has been designed for civilian concealed carry, but is also an excellent undercover or off-duty weapon. Our full coverage of the Shield includes Paul Scarlata's full "Arsenal" review; Nick Jacobellis' blog on why the pistol is ideal for officers; and a marketing video from S&W. This gallery includes exclusive photos that didn't appear in print. Photos by Michael Hughes and Nick Jacobellis.
July 24, 2012
Whether for concealed carry or for duty, any holster you use needs to meet your needs. Check out this wide selection of offerings to find a holster that's right for you.
June 20, 2012
Before the popularization of M4-type carbines, Ruger's Mini-14 was one of the most popular choices in law enforcement for a patrol rifle. The company now produces several more-customized versions of the carbine, including the Mini-14 Tactical, which POLICE Magazine reviews in its June 2012 "Arsenal" feature. View detailed images of the gun and then read our review here.
June 14, 2012