When it comes to gear and gadgets for duty applications, many of us are drawn to the coolest, most expensive items. That's true of weapons and it's true of weapon accessories such as optics. But what's more important is to find the right optics to fit your mission. Options include red dot sights, variable focal length short scopes often used on shotguns, and of course true precision scopes meant for use on a precision rifle.
Ever since the 1997 North Hollywood bank robbery and shootout, the popularity of rifles in patrol operations has exploded. Rifle manufacturers have capitalized on this demand, and they are now making a variety of rifles specifically designed for patrol and SWAT operations. Here's a quick look at some of the long guns now available for service in law enforcement.
The NYPD has found an unintended use for the T-Mobile Sidekick and other hand-held devices - a razor blade can be secreted in their battery compartments, police sources say.
Insight Tech-Gear, the world’s leading provider of tactical lasers, illuminators, and thermal imaging equipment, announced it has begun shipping its new MRDS Mini Red Dot Sight.
FNH USA is now shipping FN Five-SeveN Standards in black matte finish and olive drab green with U.S.-made three-dot fixed sights.