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S&W Breach-Series Tactical Boots

By Tactical Response Staff

S&W has three new lines of boots—the Breach-series, Tac-series and Hiker/Tracker-series. Made by Wellco, these S&W brand boots are upgrades to earlier versions. They are lightweight, very high-traction, and police-budget priced.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2014)
 

S&W M&P9 Pro Series

By Ed Sanow, Steve Tracy

The M&P Pro Series has two major improvements over the basic M&P pistols. First, the Pro Series uses a Novak® green fiber-optic front sight and a Novak® Reduced Glare rear sight. Second, the S&W Performance Center adds a different sear, and polishes the trigger group. This much lighter trigger pull also has less slack than the basic M&P pistol and a much shorter trigger reset distance.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jul/Aug 2013)
 

Tale of Two S&W Bodyguards... One Revolver, One Pistol

By Steve Tracy

Today’s law enforcement officers can reap the benefits of Smith & Wesson’s new pair of Bodyguard handguns. The Springfield, Mass.-based firearms manufacturer has advanced the development of both the semi-automatic pocket pistol and the snub nose revolver and these new firearms are on the cutting edge of backup / off-duty technology.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2013)
 

Field Test Comparison: Hinged Handcuffs

By Jennifer Gavigan

Tactical Response conducted a field test of five different Hinged Handcuffs from Peerless, Chicago Handcuff, Smith & Wesson, CTS Thompson and Safariland. Officers across the country rated them on the following criteria: Fit & Finish, Operational Smoothness, Double-lock, Security, Versatility, Unlock and Features.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2012)
 

Duty Guns: Glock Tactical/Practical

By Jim Weiss

The Glock auto pistol dominates law enforcement, so when even small upgrades take place, cops all over the U.S. and Canada sit up and pay attention. The Gen4 Glocks, just the fourth generation of the pistol since the mid-1980s, have a dual recoil spring, interchangeable back straps and a larger, ambidextrous magazine release.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2012)
 

Top 10 New Tactical Technologies

By Mickey Davis, Jim Weiss

A look at the latest tactical technologies, including SWAT vehicles, guns, weapon sights, robotics, body armor, thermal imaging cameras and more.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jul/Aug 2012)
 

S&W 911 First Response Emergency Tool

By Law and Order Staff

Taylor Cutlery, in their Smith & Wesson line, has just introduced a unique variation on this theme, a multiple-purpose, “traffic safety” knife.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2006)
 

Trends in Police Weapons

By Massad Ayoob

Certain police firearms trends are definitely emerging, and the industry is all over it. These trends were clearly evident at SHOT Show.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jul/Aug 2005)
 

Springfield Armory’s FBI (Professional Model) Pistol

By Charlie Cutshaw

Springfield Armory's Professional Model M1911 has hardly changed over the decades and remains right in nearly every way.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2006)
 

Taylor Tactical Knives

By TR Staff

The Taylor Extreme Ops tactical folder is probably the most under-valued knife in all of law enforcement. With its features, robustness and price, it ought to be in every load-bearing vest. Smith and Wesson's Taylor “Homeland Security” knife is also an excellent blade.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jul/Aug 2006)
 
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