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Category: Police Weapons


The Heavyweight Semi-finals: Heavy Bullets for the 9mm

May 14, 2018
Not as in a boxing tournament, but my long overdue report. I believe that I mentioned in an article past that I would be focusing on this for a while. The sojourn has had some interesting side trips into discovery as well.

45 ACP vs. 9mm: Charles Schwartz Brings Science to the Debate

April 27, 2018
One of the best minds in the terminal ballistics world weighs in on the age old question of which is better: The 45 ACP or the 9mm Parabellum.

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.