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Improve Handgun Scores

By Steve Tracy

The handgun is our first defense.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Summer 2016)
 

Walther PPQ M2 5-Inch

By Steve Tracy

Walther’s new “Police Pistol Quick Defense” is a polymer-frame, striker-fired, full-size handgun. The M2 version sports the standard button magazine release. The 5-inch barrel version provides a longer sight radius and lightening cuts near the forward top of the slide. The most interesting feature of the PPQ is its trigger.

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

Cost-Effective Handgun Drills

By Salovay, Nicholas

Firearms training exercises are an essential tool of teaching and learning effective firearm operator skills. Instructors use multiple drills when conducting training courses, some advanced and some very simple. Here are some simple and cost effective drills that have shown proven results training officers.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2014)
 

Gander Mountain Academy

By Van Natta, Jerome

At six locations across the country, Gander Mountain offers the very latest in police-specific simulator training: virtual ranges, live-fire ranges, 180- and 300-degree simulators. Their ranges can be rented at competitive rates, giving medium and smaller departments access to realistic training tools taught by the department’s own instructors.

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

Sig Sauer Academy’s Bullets Versus Cars

By Steve Tracy

Sig Sauer’s impressive training facility includes the shooting ranges you would expect along with an obstacle course and a 1,000-yard range you may not expect. One of the Academy’s courses involved shooting into and out of cars, including shooting from a moving vehicle.

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

Safariland SLS Tactical Holster

By Mickey Davis, Jim Weiss

A self-locking, low signature holster

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Mar/Apr 2014)
 

Taking Aim at the Dark

By Eugene Nielsen

Tritium night sights can increase the hit probability in both closer range, but especially longer range encounters. Nearly every gunmaker offers night sights from the factory. They offer a real tactical advantage.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2014)
 

New Materials for Public Safety

By Tim Dees

There is some exciting work being done in materials science that promises new and better equipment for law enforcement officers within a few years.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2005)
 

Second Annual Sniper's Hide Cup

By Jacob Gottfredson

Formatted to include military, law enforcement, and civilian shooters, the Second Annual Sniper's Hide Cup forced competitors to produce on demand and under stress, exploiting both the pistol and the precision rifle.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2006)
 

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)
 
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