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S&W Issues Advisory on Thumb Safety Issue with M&P 380 Shield

"We have found that in very rare circumstances, ammunition that produces a high level of felt recoil can cause the manual safety to move from the fire to the 'safety on' position during firing."

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Maxsell Introduces New .380 Defense Ammo

The trocar geometry of the round's fragments allows them to cut through tissue with less resistance, maximizing the wound path and resulting in seven separate wound channels.

Video Review: Glock G42 .380 Pocket Pistol

PoliceMag.com asked Sgt. A.J. George of the Scottsdale (Ariz.) Police Department to give us his thoughts on Glock's new G42 .380 pocket pistol.

Video Review: Glock G42 .380 Pocket Pistol

PoliceMag.com asked Sgt. A.J. George of the Scottsdale (Ariz.) Police Department to give us his thoughts on Glock's new G42 .380 pocket pistol.

SHOT Show 2014: Remington Launches Concealed Carry Ammo Line

Remington’s solution to the problem has been to engineer a bullet that will expand properly at lower velocities. The bullets used in the new Compact Handgun ammo have spiral nose cuts as well as a softer lead core to make them expand faster from a compact or subcompact handgun.

Liberty Ammunition Introduces Civil Defense Line

Liberty Ammunition has introduced its Civil Defense line of personal defense ammunition for civilians and law enforcement personnel. Available in 9mm, .40 S&W, .45 ACP, and .380 Auto, Liberty’s high-performance ammunition has twice the effective range of standard ammo, according to the company.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. LC380 Subcompact Pistol

As you might have ascertained by its model designation, the LC380 is essentially the LC9 modified to fire the .380 cartridge. In fact, the LC380 is identical to the LC9 in every respect, except for the caliber and a minuscule variation in weight.

Ruger LC380 Subcompact Pistol

Ruger's LC380 offers a modified version of its LC9 9mm pistol chambered in .380 ACP. Read Paul Scarlata's full "Arsenal" review of the pistol. Photos by Paul Budde, Elaine Sandberg, and Becky Leavitt.

MasterPiece Arms Introduces Protector II Pistol

MasterPiece Arms has introduced its Protector II (MPA380-II) concealed carry pistol in .380 ACP, according to the company. Updates include a beaver-tail, barrel porting, and square slide serrations.

Colt Introduces .380 Mustang Pocketlite Pistol

Colt's upgrades to the Mustang include precision machining, use of high-quality materials, and improvements in design. The aluminum alloy receiver, stainless-steel slide and barrel are CNC machined from solid bar stock for precise tolerances.