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SHOT Show 2019: Report from the Aisles

Numerous law enforcement products debuted or were featured at this year's SHOT Show.

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U.S. Armor to be Featured on Tonight's “Whistleblowers” Documentary TV Show on CBS

The episode is titled “The Case Against Second Chance” and centers around “whistleblower” Dr. Aaron Westrick, a former director of research in charge of composite development and training at Second Chance.

Axon Acquires Vievu from Safariland Group

“We are thrilled to be joining forces with Vievu, a company with an established track record in the law enforcement community that shares our mission of saving lives,” says Axon CEO and founder Rick Smith.

Police Product Test: Safariland 6390RDS ALS Holster

Law enforcement officers looking for a reliable, sturdy holster to fit an optic-equipped pistol should take a look at the Safariland 6390RDS ALS Holster

Batons: More Than Just a Club

The baton is a multi-purpose tool that you can use to strike a subject, push a subject away, or as a lever to move a subject into a control position.

SHOT Show 2018: Report from the Aisles

For this year's Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show held in January, the POLICE editors and a POLICE contributor walked the aisles learning about the latest products for law enforcement. Here's our report on the nation's largest police equipment show.

NYPD Officer Attacked While Working Security for Grammy Awards

After a brief conversation, the 26-year-old man suddenly tried pulling her gun from its holster, but the officer was able to push him away, police said. After the failed attempt, the man tried to run away but Kamara pursued him. In an attempt to slow the officer down, he hurled a laptop back at her, hitting her in the forehead.

Police Protective Gear 2018

Makers of law enforcement armor, helmets, and shields have plans to introduce new products or improve existing products in the coming year.

Safariland Announces 2,000th Body Armor Save

On the night of the incident, Officer Pierce and her K-9 Lex were responding to a call regarding a suspect breaking into vehicles. As she arrived on scene, the suspect fled on a bicycle; Officer Pierce released her K-9, who immediately pursued and detained the suspect. As Officer Pierce closed in to take the suspect into custody, he produced a .45 caliber handgun and shot Pierce at close range directly in the chest, police report.

Vievu Body Cameras on Patrol with Major Agencies

Oakland PD was an early advocate of Vievu body camera technology and has been using the company's products since 2010. The department currently has 775 cameras; most of them the Vievu LE3 model. Now the department is moving to upgrade all of its officers' cameras to the latest Vievu model, the LE5.