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Boston Police Commissioner William Evans argues national reciprocity will lead to dangerous encounters at traffic stops and other interaction with those who may be carrying concealed firearms (Photo: Boston PD) In a letter dominated by chiefs from states such as Massachusetts and New York, the International Association of Chiefs of Police urged against expanded concealed
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Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, seen here at a press conference last month, is a strong supporter of the state’s new gun seizure order law. (Photo: Rosenblum’s office) State Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum wants all Oregonians to know how to take advantage of the new Extreme Risk Protection Order process. Rosenblum’s office last week announced
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The Recluse is the latest firearm to hit Spike’s Tactical’s lineup. (Photo: Spike’s Tactical) Florida based Spike’s Tactical offers details on its newest firearm to receive a U.S. patent, elaborating on the Recluse — an integrally suppressed, 9mm Armalite Rifle upper receiver. The Recluse follows the trend of pistol-caliber carbines. The rifle boasts interchangeability with
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New South Wales Public Order and Riot Squad officers with Colt M4 carbines (Photo: AAP via The Sydney Morning Herald) Citing threats posed by gun-armed criminals and potential terrorists, law enforcement in Australia are getting more rifles. In Victoria, a spokesman for Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton confirmed state police are considering expanding the use of
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San Francisco’s recently appointed interim mayor, Mark Farrell, heralded increases in the city’s staff dedicated to gun recovery. (Photo: Mayor’s office) With San Francisco reportedly $10 billion in the hole, Mayor Mark Farrell announced a new push to help expand the city’s gun seizure squad. The $800,000 initiative, approved by the City, would expand efforts to
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Gov. Tom Wolf was joined by Auditor General Eugene DePasquale at Penn Wynne Elementary School in Montgomery County March 15 to announce the creation of a School Safety Task Force that brings together government officials, statewide education organizations, law enforcement, community members, school officials, teachers, parents, and students to talk to about ways to improve
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As the Justice Department moves to regulate bump stocks like machine guns, it’s also proposing to shorten the wait time to transfer such items. For “combating violent crime,” the Justice Department proposed increasing the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ budget in Fiscal Year 2019 by $13.2 million “to ensure timely execution of National
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The gloves are double need top-stitched for dexterity and comfort. (Photo: Vertx) Gear and apparel maker, Vertx, has launched four new styles of tactical gloves designed for tactical professionals. The new gloves include the VaperCore Shooter, Rapid LT, FR Assaulter and FR Breacher models. Each of the variants boast articulated pre-curved fingers allowing for dexterity
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The nation’s top law enforcement official said this week the Department of Justice will prioritize school safety and better enforce existing gun laws. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the steps Monday, just hours after the White House revealed a four-pronged prevention plan for school violence. “We are increasing the number of school resource officers, improving
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Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., delivers remarks following President Barack Obama’s statement announcing Holder’s departure, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Sept. 25, 2014. (Photo: Chuck Kennedy/White House Archives) The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday announced they will end a six-year legal battle with lawmakers and provide documents withheld in
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An ATF Industry Operations Investigator presents to area federal firearms licensees on methods of securing firearm inventories including installation of alarm systems and other physical security measures, as well as best practices in record keeping to ensure a good record of inventory is in place.  (Photo: ATF Saint Paul Field Division) The federal government turned up
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Guns stolen from federally licensed dealers exceeded 8,000 last year, according to a federal report released this week. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives recorded 7,841 firearms stolen during 577 burglaries in 2017. An additional 288 guns were taken during 33 FFL robberies. In all, the number of guns stolen last year increased about
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New York Police are enhancing the already typically heavy security in and around Times Square for the upcoming year-end events. NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill said the measures will make the highly-publicized annual gathering one of the “most well-policed, best-protected events, at one of the safest venues in the entire world.” While O’Neill said there
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Federal agents bough ttwo guns from anonymous dealers on the Dark Web: an AR-15, left, and an Uzi, right. (Photo: Government Accountability Office) A federal report released last week detailed a covert government investigation into illegal online gun sales, uncovering layers of complexity unaddressed by previous studies. The Government Accountability Office spent more than two years answering gun ads online to
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