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The Most Popular Police SIG


Although the polymer-framed, striker-fired designs predominate in police pistols today, the all-metal, hammer-fired double-action semiautomatic has not left the law

Meet ‘WilBer’


Wilson Combat Custom Beretta. Beretta has all but dropped out of the American police pistol market after being one of

ATK Ammo: Test Results


In the beautiful Wasatch Mountains near Salt Lake City sits the firearms training center of UPD, the United Police Department

Blurred Vision Back-Ups


I was recently reading Inside Hoover’s FBI, co-authored by famed former agent Neil Welch. Among many other high-profile arrests, he

Firearms Commonality


The Officer’s Perspective. There was a time when the Illinois State Police encouraged its troopers to use their issue weapons

Are Cops Too Aggressive?


An American Handgunner reader from the Pacific Northwest writes, “I always read Massad Ayoob’s articles first and ‘Lessons From Kevin

Lessons for Cops


From The Zimmerman Trial. The same media-fueled wildfire of lynch mob mentality that almost incinerated George Zimmerman also burned some

Caliber Choice:


A Question Of Confidence. In a world where one size does not fit all, standard issue police handgun choice can