The November/December 2020 issue is our annual Law Enforcement Training edition


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Highlights from this issue include:

  • Everything You Need to Know About Empty Hands Knife Defense
  • Competitive Shooting Can Give Officers an Edge
  • A Critical Look at Police Pistol Cartridges
  • Transportation 2021: The 23rd Annual Report on the Latest in Police Vehicles, Components and Aftermarket Equipment
  • Evaluating the Peacekeeper Rapid Containment Baton
  • Body Armor and Ballistic Protection Equipment
  • And Much More!

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A Critical Look at Police Pistol Cartridges

Mike Boyle Since the early part of the 20th century, the quest for the ultimate law enforcement handgun cartridge has generated all sorts of debates. For the better part of that time, the .38 Special reigned supreme and it wasn’t until the wholesale switch away from revolvers to semiautomatic pistols that the picture began to change. By the late 1980s, departments all over the country were transitioning to autopistols and, more often than not, they were chambered for the 9mm…

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