Weaponry

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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WHAT’S HOT FROM SHOT? New Guns for 2019

Mike Boyle The 28th Annual Roundup Covering New Firearms of Most Interest to Law Enforcement The SHOT Show is indeed the world’s largest gun carnival. Manufacturers, both large and small, come together to showcase their product lines and introduce new offerings. In recent years, there has been a greater emphasis on products geared to the tactical market and there is no better place to check out new firearms, ammunition lines and accessories than the SHOT Show. This year’s event took…