Firearms

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  • .380ACP Guns For CCW

    Perhaps the most popular, or at least most well-known, .380ACP handgun is/was James Bond’s Walther PPK. The Walther PP (Polizeipistole or police pistol) was first produced in 1929 and has been in service, in some way, shape or form, ever since.

    Article • April 15th, 2014

  • Do You See Yourself As a Gunfighter?

    I meet women (and men) every week who are carrying an ill-fitting handgun (often in a poorly designed holster) who dread their quarterly firearms training because it’s not so much “training” as it is a test to see if they can muddle through and...

    Article • March 6th, 2014

  • Glock Model 41 .45ACP Practical Tactical Pistol

    I didn’t get a chance to shoot one at SHOT Show, but like everyone else who stopped at the Glock booth, I got to handle one and – honestly – it felt like every other Glock. With no ammo (as you’d hope and expect at SHOT Show), it felt a little...

    Article • February 21st, 2014

  • MAST Technology Inc. .223 Ammo

    I was in touch with an industry friend of mine and we happened to be discussing ammo. The cost of it came up as did the upcoming range day and the fact that we’d be shooting a variety of AR style rifles, all chambered in .223. My buddy said he might...

    Article • February 14th, 2014

  • Off-Duty Carry - Yes or No?

    If we look at this topic objectively, particularly, from a standpoint of risk and reward, I think most of us can agree that a police officer should carry their weapon while off duty.

    Article • November 4th, 2013

  • Force-on-Force or Video Simulation?

    Sometimes going for expediency is not the right thing to do.

    Article • October 7th, 2013

  • Blue on Blue Shootings

    Every year, American law enforcement officers have thousands of successful use of force encounters where the officer(s) involved does it right. However, we still have too many cases where a legitimate good guy is shot and killed despite circumstances...

    Article • September 17th, 2013

  • Just Right Carbine & Glock 17 Combo

    For my testing purposes I had on hand a fourth generation Glock Model 17, a Just Right Carbine (JRC) designed to use the magazines of the Glock 17, and eight magazines for said Glock 17.

    Article • August 9th, 2013

  • Kahr CW4543: 5,000 Round Report

    I was – and continue to be – duly impressed with the weapon and this report/review is the result of having reached the milestone of firing 5,000 rounds through it.

    Article • August 2nd, 2013

  • Are Gun Seizures Ethical?

    We will have to think this through. Ethically, could you seize someone’s firearm? Realistically, how far would you be willing to go? Is it worth it?

    Article • July 24th, 2013

  • Women and Shooting

    Get Outside of “Police Training” to Improve Your Skills

    Article • July 18th, 2013

  • Springfield XD(M) .45 ACP - A Review

    Reliability was unquestionable and accuracy was as good as you could ask for from pistol of this kind.

    Article • July 16th, 2013

  • Del-Ton Sport (AR style) Rifle Review

    A reliable and accurate AR-style rifle for an MSRP of just $699? Unheard of.

    Article • June 28th, 2013

  • Reflexive Trigger Snapping: Stop It!

    I’m sure there is plenty of blame or culpability to go around on this subject, but from my experience, the U.S. Military is one of the worst offenders. Reflexive trigger snapping, as in pressing the trigger when there is no desire to actually fire...

    Article • June 18th, 2013

  • Firearms Safety for a Crimefighter’s Family

    It takes very little strength to pull the trigger on a gun, so we must be diligent in the safe handling and storage of our own firearms, beginning in our homes.

    Article • May 17th, 2013

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