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Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, center, alongside Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan at a news conference Sept. 13, 2018, announcing they had finalized a consent decree intended to bring sweeping change to the Chicago Police Department. (Photo: Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune) The Department of Justice blasted Chicago officials Friday in a last-minute brief
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In recent years Brownells has expanded their line of in-house AR platforms to include both contemporary and “throwback” models. (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com) The Iowa-based firearms supplier recently made a donation to a North Dakota police department to better equip the agency’s school resource officers. Brownells donated nine AR-15 rifles to the Bismarck Police Department after
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Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau, roughly the state’s version of the FBI, have begun a “preventive investigation” into Wilson’s whereabouts. (Photo: DefDist) The controversial 3D gun pioneer may be settling into a new life in non-extradition Taiwan as authorities in the U.S. are requested assistance in locating him. Wilson, 30, owner of Austin-based Defense Distributed, is
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Chief James Craig has been the head of the Detroit Police Department since 2013. (Photo: DPD) This week Sig announced that special reaction teams in Michigan’s largest city will be using the company’s M400 AR platform. In a release from the New Hampshire-based firearms giant, Sig detailed that the Detroit Police Department has adopted the
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A gunfight between police an armed felon near Chicago saw a local concealed carry permit holder lend a hand. The incident occurred last Thursday at about 5:17 p.m. when Cicero Police Officer Luis Duarte and his partner attempted to pull over a black Mercedes driving erratically near I-55. The occupant of the Mercedes, Daniel Mageo,
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A former high-profile Pasadena police spokesman faces federal time in his connection to illegally selling more than 100 firearms without a license over a three-year period. Vasken Kenneth Gourdikian, 48, last week signed a plea agreement with federal prosecutors on charges of engaging in the business of dealing in firearms without a license and making
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Savage Arms offers a discount program for LE, military and first responders. (Photo: Savage Arms) First responders, law enforcement and military are set to receive special pricing on Savage Arms firearms courtesy of the Savage Service Program. The Savage Service Program, running through Dec. 31, allows qualified customers to purchase Savage firearms at 30-percent off
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American Defense Mfg rifles on the assembly line. (Photo: American Defense via Facebook) The Wisconsin-based American Defense Manufacturing won an contract to produce SBRs for the Polk County Sheriff’s Department in Polk County, Florida, according to Wednesday’s announcement. American Defense spokesman William Phebus said the gun maker is “confident our rifle platform will exceed their
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“With laws enacted today, responsible gun owners’ FOID cards remain active while ISP processes renewals,” said Rauner after signing HB 4855 last week. (Photo: Rauner’s office) Moves to allow a grace period on gun card expirations and make more safety options available for hunters were signed into law by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner over the
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Sig Sauer continues to expand its law enforcement following with the P320. (Photo: Sig Sauer) Sig Sauer’s P320 continues to forge its way into the holsters of law enforcement, with the Montgomery, Alabama Police Department announcing the P320 will serve as its official duty firearm. With more than 500 sworn officers protecting its city, the
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ATF Firearms Specialist Richard Vasquez is surrounded by a cache of firearms in the gun vault on March 5, 2010, at the ATF National Tracing Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Vasquez has since retired from the agency. (Photo: Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Gun traces spiked double digits in 2017, according to federal
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MGM Resorts International, parent company of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, sued more than 1,000 shooting victims in Nevada federal court last week. (Photo: John Locher/AP Photo) MGM Resorts International filed suit against more than 1,000 victims of the Las Vegas shooting last week, according to documents filed in Nevada federal court. The umbrella company
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