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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)
 

Impact Munitions: Time to Go Big Bore?

 

Remember that with less-lethal munitions, the accuracy determines the usable range of the launcher. This will impact the type of launcher your department will purchase and how it will be used. We explain the advantages and disadvantages of going “Big Bore.” By Rob DeGroot

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response May/Jun 2011)
 

Multiple Breach Point Strategies

By TR Staff

The 7th Annual ISOA Conference included training on multiple breach point strategies. The course emphasized that a multiple entry point breach can often be safer than a single entry point breach.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Training with the .22LR

By Steven Tracy

Using the .22LR in firearms training can improve officers’ shooting skills while cutting costs due to low noise and recoil, as well as cheaper ammo. A variety of .22 caliber conversion kits are also available, allowing officers to practice on the firearms they already own.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2010)
 

Low-Cost Ammo for Carbine Training

By Bob Taubert

One of the most costly aspects of police training is ammunition expenditure. Augementing training with sub-caliber devices or .22-caliber rifle conversion kits can help stretch the ammunition supply.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2009)
 

Firearms and Less-Lethal from IACP 2007

By Mick Williams

The IACP Convention is a showcase for everything new and improved in the areas of both firearms and less-lethal options. Here is the latest for these two different use-of-force levels, from new marking cartridges to new sights to new impact projectiles to new OC grenades to new handguns and rifles.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2008)
 

Barrett’s Shorty: The M82CQ Carbine

By Charlie Cutshaw

Barrett Firearms has once again redefined its classic M82 into a rifle for military and law enforcement use for operations where shorter range engagement are the order of the day.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2007)
 

Beretta’s Tikka T3 Tactical Rifle

By Sheppard Kelly

With some redesign of the stock, the Beretta T3 should be well-received by law enforcement precision riflemen.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2007)
 

FN’s FS2000 Bullpup

By Charlie Cutshaw

The F52000 really is new and - in a sense - revolutionary, breaking new ground in several ways.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2007)
 
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