Equipment Review

  • Quick-SHOT 2010

    Thanks to the economy and the challenges every company is facing, SHOT seemed to focus more on SALES and ORDERS than on information sharing or simple socializing with about 40,000 of your closest friends.

    Article • February 5th, 2010

  • Streamlight TLR-3: Simple is better

         I recently tested the Streamlight TLR-3 rail-mounted tactical LED light. In the tactical world, simpler is better. The TLR-3 proved itself an excellent addition to the tactical inventory.      The Streamlight TLR-3 is a 90-lumen, C4...

    Article • February 1st, 2010

  • Rock River Arms Rifles

    It is abundantly clear to anyone who looks around in the military or law enforcement industries that the "black rifle" (AR style weapons) dominates the field.

    Article • January 28th, 2010

  • "Oh Crap!" Gear

    What if all you had was what you were WEARING and your guns? What would that consist of?

    Article • January 22nd, 2010

  • Rescue Tools

    It's the beginning of a new DECADE. Start it out with one of these on your belt or in your pocket.

    Article • January 15th, 2010

  • TacMed Phantom Litter

    When I got to test and use the Phantom Litter from Tactical Medical Solutions I had to expand my mind and knowledge base.

    Article • January 1st, 2010

  • RAT H.E.S.T. Knife

    Hostile Environment Survival Tool

    Article • December 25th, 2009

  • SigArms P2009 9mm

    Recently I had an officer at the range qualifying with a P2009 and I had to revisit my opinion about some of its features.

    Article • December 18th, 2009

  • Beretta 85FS .380ACP

    The .380ACP cartridge represented a compromise for me between small enough to carry and big enough to stop the bad guy. Let me share my decade long testing of this weapon / cartridge with you.

    Article • December 11th, 2009

  • Those Beloved .45s

    These many years later, I still have a fondness for and appreciation of the .45ACP and have personally appreciated the impact that big hole at the end of the barrel can have when someone sees it pointed at them.

    Article • December 4th, 2009

  • Seasonal Gun Wear

    There are plenty of options to carry and conceal your handgun this winter season.

    Article • November 27th, 2009

  • 5.11 Tactical Light for Life

    50,000 90-second charges later…

    Article • November 20th, 2009

  • Where the rubber meets the Road

    Michigan State Police Vehicle Tests offer decision-makers the numbers needed to help analyze law enforcement's 2010 model vehicles

    Article • November 19th, 2009

  • VIEVU PVR-PRO2 video cam

    It captures sound and images in a fashion that is easily transferable to your computer and in a good enough quality that you won't be embarassed to show it to your supervisors and in court.

    Article • November 13th, 2009

  • Are Safeties Really Safer? Pt 4

    There is no substitute for having all of your brain cells front-and-center when danger threatens.

    Article • November 12th, 2009

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