Best Of — Cop Talk

To Flap Or Not?


By Massad Ayoob Of all the gear on an officer’s belt, the holstered handgun is by far the most conspicuous,

The Most Popular Police SIG


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

Meet ‘WilBer’


Wilson Combat Custom Beretta. By Massad Ayoob Beretta has all but dropped out of the American police pistol market after

Firearms Commonality


The Officer’s Perspective. By Massad Ayoob There was a time when the Illinois State Police encouraged its troopers to use