The department used revolvers with 12-pound pulls until the 1990s, when then-Commissioner Raymond Kelly began issuing 9mm handguns. The manufacturer-recommended setting for the new pistols was a five-pound pull, but the NYPD kept the trigger pull at 12 pounds.
August 26, 2021
BallistiClean frangible slug and buckshot loads are made to provide uncompromising reliability and performance with Catalyst, which Federal calls the only 100% lead-free primer design proven as reliable as conventional lead styphnate primers.
June 12, 2019
AmChar Wholesale has announced the grand opening of AmChar Georgia: LE Gun Range & Store May 3rd and 4th. The company says this grand opening celebration is in honor of all local heroes, current and retired.
May 3, 2019
For traditional snap cap dry-fire practice in striker fire type pistols, the slide must be drawn back to cock the pistol, which then extracts and ejects the snap cap from the pistol. Lyman’s new A-Zoom StrikerCaps are made without a rim and are equipped with a centering O-ring which grips the chamber walls and keeps the snap cap in place in the chamber.
April 2, 2019
The FN 509 Training Pistol is an inert pistol made to provide law enforcement agencies and instructors a completely safe way to demonstrate the pistol's functionality in a classroom or range setting.
October 18, 2018
FN America, LLC has announced the release of the FN 509 Simunition pistol, developed jointly with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, available to law enforcement agencies nationwide.
August 20, 2018
SIG Sauer continues to grow its Elite Performance line of rifle ammunition with the addition of 223 Rem and 308 Win full metal jacket (FMJ) rounds for training.
August 6, 2018
McFaul said it's an honor to be the first female to reach such a prestigious level within the force, and she hopes to inspire other women.
March 12, 2018
A Jackson (TN) Police Department Firearms Instructor who was injured when he was accidentally shot by another officer during training has been treated and released from Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, according to Jackson Police Chief Julian Wiser.
October 19, 2017
Glock Professional has announced the launch of the Glock Operator Training Course for continuing marksmanship education.
April 6, 2017
SIG Sauer, Inc. has introduced the 1911 Spartan BB Pistol. Modeled after the 1911 Spartan centerfire pistol, this CO2-powered, semi-automatic 1911-style BB pistol features a bronze finish.
January 9, 2017
The Fresno County (CA) Sheriff's Office Wednesday demonstrated how a deputy was wounded by his service pistol in an accidental discharge and emphasized that additional training was being implemented to prevent another such incident.
December 8, 2016
Ring's Manufacturing has introduced a Walther PPS M2 Bluegun training pistol replica. The PPS training pistol is molded from solid blue polyurethane to differentiate it from a live weapon.
September 21, 2016
Ring’s Manufacturing has introduced a new Honor Guard 9mm Sub Compact Bluegun training pistol replica.
August 10, 2016
Laser Ammo's Advanced Professional Level Laser Training Pistol was co-developed by Laser Ammo and Smart Firearms Training Devices (SFTD) to offer shooters a professional level training pistol with an accidental-discharge sensor to encourage preparedness in safety training.
June 8, 2016