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Milwaukee Police Changing Duty Sidearm After Lawsuit Over Unexpected Discharges
"It is a breath of fresh air where we have open lines of communication on important issues such as these," says Milwaukee Police Association President Andrew Wagner. "We just want these firearms replaced with a safe and reliable firearm."
November 2, 2022
FN Expands Pistol Offerings with The FN 509 Midsize Tactical
“Building on the success of both the FN 509 Tactical and the FN 509 Midsize, our team combined the best features of both pistols into the FN 509 Midsize Tactical.”
June 1, 2022
LAPD Receives First Shipment of New FN Duty Pistols
The pistols in the first shipment from FN will be issued to new officer recruits and to instructors from one of the department’s training schools.
January 19, 2022
2022 Firearms, Ammo, and Holsters
The leading law enforcement firearms, ammunition, and holster makers are rolling out new products for 2022. Here’s a look at some new options for duty- and off-duty response.
January 5, 2022
NYPD Issuing Its Recruits Pistols with Lighter Trigger Pull
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
LAPD Selects the FN 509 MRD-LE as New Duty Pistol
The FN 509 MRD-LE features the patented FN Low-Profile Optics-Mounting System with co-witness tritium 3-dot iron sights that deliver rapid sight acquisition.
August 10, 2021
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
Takeaways from SHOT Show 2020
There were far too many products on display at the Sands Convention Center and Expo in Las Vegas to adequately capture it all, but as I zoom along at 300 miles per hour about 34,000 feet above sea level en route home, here are some of the things that immediately spring to mind as having a lasting impression on me.
January 24, 2020
Newington (NH) Police Department Transitions to SIG Sauer P320 Pistol
The Newington (NH) Police Department has transitioned to the SIG Sauer P320 (9mm) as its official duty pistol. The full-service law enforcement agency is responsible for protecting the citizens of Newington and the Pease International Tradeport, home to SIG Sauer Worldwide Headquarters.
October 15, 2019
New York Agency Transitions to SIG Sauer P320
SIG Sauer announced that the Lloyd Harbor (NY) Police Department has adopted the SIG Sauer P320 9mm pistol as its official duty pistol. Lloyd Harbor Police Department serves the Village of Lloyd Harbor in Huntington, New York.
May 24, 2019
Indiana State Police Adds SIG Sauer P365 as Their Back-Up Duty Firearm
The Indiana State Police have adopted the SIG Sauer P365 as their back-up duty firearm for their full complement of troopers.
April 23, 2019
Border Patrol to Carry 5th Generation Glocks
The contract calls for the replacement of existing .40-caliber duty handguns with 9mm Glock pistols by 2021.
April 11, 2019
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