Tag: police

San Pedro Rooftop Snipers

My friend Chuck B. got an interesting visit last Monday. …and just had two LAPD SWAT officers walk through my yard and borrowed my ladder to climb onto my neighbors roof to get a better vantage point for a “shooter” on 26th street. Chuck took the photo [Read More…]

Open Handed Police Gun Fight

Mark Adair is a suspect in an armed robbery and sexual assault. Watch the video of the officer’s body camera. The officer pulls up to question the suspect. Mark immediately pulls a gun on the officer. If you watch the video carefully, you can see the officer [Read More…]

Duty To Inform

ConcealedNation.org posted an article that covers every state and whether you have a duty to inform law enforcement if you are carrying a firearm. This article comes after the plight of Brian Fletcher. A NC Tower Climber who was arrested in NJ for possessing a firearm. [Read More…]

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ISP Adopts SIG P227

In some ways, the US law enforcement market is a bellwether for handgun trends.  In the 1980’s, for example, law enforcement began to move en masse to the semi-automatic pistol and much of the buying public did as well.  Some would say the early adoption of the [Read More…]

British Police With New L85A2

A reader emailed us a photo he saw in a trade union magazine. The British police officers in the photo are helping guard a Rapier missile installationing during the Olympic games. They are carrying the updated version of the L85A2 with the new rail system, Trijicon ACOG [Read More…]

Bulletproof Clipboard

Impact Armor Technologies, an Ohio-based manufacturer of ceramic armor, has developed a ballistic armored clipboard for law enforcement officers. I have never been involved in law enforcement, and don’t profess to know a thing about police tactics, but I [Read More…]

H&K Raided By German Police

In January the German government banned H&K from exporting any firearms to Mexico after it was alleged that they exported guns to the state police of Chiapas, Chihuahua, Guerrero and Jalisco, all of which are considered criminal organizations by the German [Read More…]

Gun Forensics in the 1930s

In their online archives, Modern Mechanix has an article, originally published in 1930, about the ‘modern’ gun forensic techniques of the day. [ Many thanks to Sven (Defense and Freedom) for emailing me the the info. ]

Can you identify this gun?

The Firearm Blog friend and collaborator Andrew has just gotten back from his adventures in Tunisia and Lybia. You can read all about his adventures at Vuurwapen Blog. When in Tunisia he photographed a policeman’s sidearm … Neither Andrew nor I can figure [Read More…]