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The Thin Blue Line Series adds a blue aesthetic to pistols while also supporting the C.O.P.S. nonprofit. (Photo: Apex) Apex Tactical Specialties announced its Thin Blue Line Series triggers have raised $125,000 in donations for the Concerns of Police Survivors non-profit. The Thin Blue Line Series, launched in October 2016, was created to support C.O.P.S.
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Caracal USA launches a discounted pricing program for LE and military. (Photo: Caracal USA) Caracal USA announced it will now provide discounted pricing on Caracal guns and accessories to military, law enforcement and public service professionals through its new Caracal Officer Program. “Caracal USA is a strong supporter of America’s law enforcement, military, and public
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Screenshot of SpotSpotter Flex Incident Reports Portal shows details of a gunfire incident, including the precise location of the incident on a map, aerial or birds-eye view. Baltimore is the latest city to adopt the platform (Photo: ShotSpotter) The nation’s most dangerous city is already logging gunfire through the use of a gunshot detection system
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Without giving too many specifics, SureFire said, “The MasterFire performed as designed, validating the concept and fulfilling the requirement.” (Photo: SureFire) Fountain Valley, California-based SureFire says one of their new weapon light-interfacing MasterFire holsters have been used with success by military commandos. “Recently a US Special Operations team successfully conducted the first night combat jump
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Sig Sauer’s P320 is getting a law enforcement themed upgrade due to a partnership between Sig Sauer and the National Association of Police Equipment Distributors. (Photo: Sig Sauer) Firearms maker Sig Sauer unleashed a new P320 pistol styled in a Thin Blue Line motif for the National Association of Police Equipment Distributors. The special edition
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A liaison specialist working in the FBI’s background check e-system halted three illegal gun transfers last year. An specialist processing applications through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System caught the attempted purchases Nov. 8, just eight days after police arrested the buyer for illegal possession of marijuana and methamphetamine. According to an agency press
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will host roundtable discussions on school safety May 22-24, 2018 at the state capitol. (Photo: Texas Governor’s office) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a schedule of roundtable discussions on school security this week in response to the state’s deadliest school shooting in nearly 50 years. Beginning Tuesday, advocates on both sides
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TSA discovered 90 firearms in carry-ons at their checkpoints last week including 26 on May 3 alone– a one-day record for the agency. (Photos: TSA) The Transportation Security Administration announced last week the 2017 single-day record for the number of firearms discovered in carry-on bags across the country has been broken. TSA screeners found 26
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The Citadel series offers three scope options — two in first focal plane configuration and one second focal plane model. (Photo: Sightmark) Sightmark continues to roll out new optics options to consumers, introducing the latest in its series of riflescopes — the Citadel. The Citadel offers two first focal plane options with the 3-18×50 and
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The BulletSafe Bulletproof Bandana protects wearers neck, upper chest and face. (Photo: BulletSafe) Twelve-year-old Michael Nardone has created a unique way to keep law enforcement officers safer on the streets, releasing the BulletSafe Bulletproof Bandana. Nardone’s concept takes the same material used in bulletproof vests and works it into a bandana style approach that aims
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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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