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Latest Handgun, Shotgun and Rifle Police Ammo

By Jim Weiss

It is the bullet design -- not the caliber -- that determines bullet effectiveness in most police scenarios. Here are the best designs for handguns, shotguns, patrol rifles and sniper rifles from the top ammo makers.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2012)

Hornady and Federal-Speer Ammunition

By Jim Weiss

Product Spotlight

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2012)

ATK Wound Balllistics Workshop

By Ed Sanow

The ATK Workshop covers the difference between bonded and non-bonded bullets; the difference between how handgun bullets cause injury and how rifle bullets cause injury; the difference between a permanent crush cavity and a temporary stretch cavity; the effects of different barriers (glass, metal, heavy clothes) on bullet performance; and how to pick the best ammo for police scenarios.

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

Smith & Wesson and BLACKHAWK! at Gunsite

By Steve Tracy

Three full days at Gunsite Academy, shooting the best S&W has to offer in a compact revolver and semi-auto pistol from BLACKHAWK! gear, proves it all comes down to the reload. The 640 Pro Series 357 and the Shield 9mm both work exceedingly well, making it a difficult choice.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Nov/Dec 2013)

ATK’s Federal Premium and Speer LE Handgun and Rifle Ammo


Both the Federal Premium line and the Speer LE line of ammo include bonded duty bullets, conventional hollowpoints, low-cost training ammo, and lead-free training ammo. A line of Force-on-Force marking ammo completes the one-stop shop for law enforcement. Here is a sampling of it all.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2015)

Best 380 Auto Ammo

By Ed Sanow

At just 200 ft-lbs of energy, the 380 Auto should not be judged by today’s police-duty-load wound ballistics standards. Instead, it should be judged by the performance needed for off-duty and backup scenarios. With the 380 Auto, you cannot have it all. You must pick what you want, and then be sure those loads cycle your pistol.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2016)
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