Best Of — Cop Talk

Firearms Commonality

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

Are Cops Too Aggressive?

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

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

When Cops Compete

In his book Guns, Bullets and Gunfighting, Jim Cirillo made it clear why men who had distinguished themselves in shooting

When Cops Shoot Dogs

Scope Of The Problem Police defense attorney Laura Scarry noted this year in an excellent presentation at the annual conference

Reloading Speed

A Police Survival Skill. Notice the title of this month’s column doesn’t have a question mark after it. That’s because