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Writing a Handgun Optics Policy

Writing a Handgun Optics Policy

If your agency is allowing officers to use red dot sights on duty pistols, then it needs to have a policy that covers issues such as training, equipment, and qualification protocols.

March 9, 2020

The Latest Duty Pistols

The Latest Duty Pistols

Four of the world's largest gunmakers are competing to provide American law enforcement with the next great service weapon.

May 7, 2018

Handguns: 2011

Handguns: 2011

All sworn law enforcement officers carry at least one handgun. Smart ones carry more than one, if they're allowed to. That's why so much of the handgun market is focused on providing cops with handguns.

January 13, 2011

SHOT Show: Law Enforcement Product Companies Plan Major Debuts

SHOT Show: Law Enforcement Product Companies Plan Major Debuts

Back in the late 1970s when the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) established a trade show for the hunting and firearms industry, no one could have predicted that the exposition would become a major stage for the unveiling of law enforcement products. But that's what the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show has become.

January 31, 2010

Handguns 2009

Handguns 2009

The following is a quick look at some of the more interesting handgun models that have come to the attention of POLICE in recent months. Some of these weapons have been featured in our "Arsenal" firearms review features. Others are on our radar for future articles.

May 1, 2009

Law Enforcement Handguns 2006

Law Enforcement Handguns 2006

A good law enforcement handgun does not have to be new and exciting to remain viable in the market. A good duty or off-duty sidearm is not a fashion statement; it's a tool.

February 1, 2006

This Year's Models

This Year's Models

So because every cop can't get a sneak peek at the latest police firearms on the floor of a major trade show, POLICE offers you this roundup of some of the latest in law enforcement tools.

February 1, 2005

Showdown in Big Sky Country

Showdown in Big Sky Country

“Shoot fast, don’t miss.” That’s the simple strategy for success that was voiced by one of the finalists in the 5.11 Challenge law enforcement shooting competition. But it’s easier said than done, especially when the officer aiming the gun is carrying the added pressure of performing in front of TV cameras, family, friends, and other onlookers.

November 1, 2004

Special Report: Backup Gun Policies--Gun Control

Special Report: Backup Gun Policies--Gun Control

It's not hard to make a strong case for backup guns. The basic contention of backup gun proponents is that old saw that goes: If you absolutely have to have one of something to ensure your survival, then you better have two.

June 1, 2004