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Category: Police Weapons


The Quiet Felony

July 28, 2017
The parts are available to build inexpensive suppressors online, but when do solvent traps become a felony?

TANNERITE CATCHES A CROOK

July 7, 2017
Tannerite is a fun target when used in a safe environment. It can also catch an unsuspecting criminal.

Caliber Confusion: Why are .38 Specials .36 Caliber?

April 20, 2017
The fact that .38 Specials can be fired in a .357 Magnum chamber is well known. Why they are called .38s is a little more obscure.

Quantitative Ammunition Selection: Ballistic Science I can Use!

May 6, 2016
Kevin Newberry offers his opinions on handgun stopping power and how to predict the best real-world performers.

Testing Self-Defense Ammunition

April 27, 2016
Writer Charles Schwartz explains Quantitative Ammunition Selection and how it can help you make better ammunition choices.

Book Review: How to Buy an AK-47

February 26, 2016
The best book on the subject we have seen.

SURVIVING AN ARMED ENCOUNTER

January 6, 2016
If you’re going to prevail against a person who is mentally deranged, a career, hardened criminal or against one or more of those vermin from the Middle East, you have to be able to convert any fear you have to anger.

More Thoughts on the 9X19mm Parabellum and some Observations Regarding Accurate #5 and #7

December 11, 2015
Kevin Newberry explains how to get the most out of combat pistols. This is a must read for anyone who carries a handgun for self defense.

The Resurgent 9mm

November 25, 2015
The 9mm is back in police holsters in ever greater numbers, replacing the .40 S&W as the police cartridge of choice. Jim Waddell looks at what is driving this trend.

Important Steps For Autoloading Cartridge Success

November 13, 2015
Kevin Newberry explains the importance of proper crimping and supplies an easy to understand formula that makes combat ammunition for the handloader a practical proposition.