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Off-Duty Tennessee Officer Stops Shooting at Local Bar

An off-duty officer with the Guthrie (TN) Police Department stopped a domestic dispute from turning deadly as it devolved into a shooting in the parking lot of a local bar over the weekend.

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The Law and the LEOSA Carry Right

The Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act says that officers and retired officers can carry concealed in all areas of the United States. But it's not that simple.

Alabama Sheriff Amends Policy, Allowing Deputies to Drive to Church in Patrol Vehicles

Sheriff Rick Singleton has amended the policy of the Lauderdale County (AL) Sheriff's Office regarding off-duty use of agency vehicles, now allowing deputies to drive to church in their squad cars.

Off-Duty California Officer Accidentally Shoots Himself in Leg

An off-duty officer with the Bear Valley (CA) Police Department accidentally shot himself in the leg at a golf course on New Year's Eve.

7 More Tips for Off-Duty Officer Safety

Several recent events served as a reminder that off-duty officers risk coming under attack, as well as coming into contact with crimes in progress while not in uniform. Here are seven thoughts on staying safe when you're not on the job.

Texas Restaurant Apologizes for Asking Armed Officer to Leave

A Brazilian Steakhouse released a statement apologizing after a manager at its San Antonio, TX, location mistakenly asked a local law enforcement officer to leave the restaurant Saturday night because he was carrying a gun.

Glock G43X and G48 Slimline Pistols Now Available in All-Black Finish

“The Slimline series of pistols have been very popular in the commercial market and as a backup option for law enforcement,” said Glock, Inc. VP Josh Dorsey.

Glock G48 Pistol Review

Glock's new Slimline pistol, the G48, offers a great balance of size, capacity, caliber, and ease of concealment without sacrificing combat capability.

2 Ways to Stop Mass Attacks

Allowing law enforcement officers to carry in public places off duty and adjusting shifts at major events could prevent or quickly end many mass shootings.

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Force Multiplier: Off-Duty Carry

Off-duty officers who carry firearms are not just protecting themselves; they are protecting the public.