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Firearms Commonality

Firearms Commonality

The Officer’s Perspective. There was a time when the Illinois State Police...

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Understanding ‘Hair Trigger...

Understanding ‘Hair Trigger’ Issues

In this issue’s Ayoob Files, we focus on a case in Texas where an unintended...

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Are Cops Too Aggressive?

Are Cops Too Aggressive?

An American Handgunner reader from the Pacific Northwest writes, “I always...

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A Policeman’s Life Is Nothing New

A Policeman’s Life Is Nothing New

When Gilbert and Sullivan wrote “A policeman’s lot is not a happy one,”...

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Police Ammo For The Rest Of Us?

Police Ammo For The Rest Of Us?

The suggestion has often been made that you should find out what your local...

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Lessons for Cops

Lessons for Cops

From The Zimmerman Trial. The same media-fueled wildfire of lynch mob...

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Caliber Choice:

Caliber Choice:

A Question Of Confidence. In a world where one size does not fit all, standard...

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Lessons From the Polite Society Ta...

Lessons From  the Polite Society  Tactical Conference

Many years ago, ex-cop Tom Givens founded a training center in Memphis, Tenn....

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AWB Impacts Cops Too

AWB Impacts Cops Too

On Dec. 14, 2013, a mentally disturbed man shot his way into the Sandy Hook...

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When Cops Compete

When Cops Compete

In his book Guns, Bullets and Gunfighting, Jim Cirillo made it clear why men...

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When Cops Shoot Dogs

When Cops Shoot Dogs

Scope Of The Problem Police defense attorney Laura Scarry noted this year in...

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Reloading Speed

Reloading Speed

A Police Survival Skill. Notice the title of this month’s column doesn’t...

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Glock 21 Gen4

Glock 21 Gen4

Service Pistol In 1990, the SIG P220 and the S&W 4506 were neck and neck...

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Carry By Retired Cops

Carry By Retired Cops

Shortly before this past Christmas, two incidents involving retired peace...

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When Police Must Shoot Animals

When Police Must Shoot Animals

In many police departments, particularly the smaller and more peaceful ones,...

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Modern Is Better

Modern Is Better

The 9mm’s long-standing reputation for sub-optimal power came mostly from...