Tag: police

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…]

Sniper World Cup ’09

The Sniper World Cup is an sniper competition for police and military snipers held annually in Budapest, Hungary. The name is somewhat of a misnomer as the competition seems to be primarily made up of European teams, but it is open to all countries. This year Russia won [Read More…]

Mythical HK32 seen in the wild

As the western world moved away from full power battle rifles such as the H&K G3, FN FAL and M14, Heckler & Koch developed the HK32 and HK33 chambered in 7.62x39mm and 5.56x45mm respectively. Both were based on the G3 design and roller-delayed blowback operating [Read More…]

PoliceOne.com survey results

PoliceOne.com did some online polling last year on their website. I have no doubt its results are about as accurate as any other web poll, but the results are nonetheless interesting. Results of the third poll. The rest of the poll results are here.

Kimber Model 8400 Police Tactical

New for 2009 is the Kimber Model 8400 Police Tactical chambered in .300 Win. Mag. The rifle is designed with military and law enforcement in mind. The previous Kimber tactical rifles based on the 8400 action got good reviews and I expect this one will not be any [Read More…]

New CZ P07 Duty

The CZ P07 “Duty” is a new 9mm pistol by CZ that will be launched this year. Click to expand image CZ have not yet released the specs of the “Duty” (as it is known). It is polymer-framed DA/SA and features an interchangable decocker/manual [Read More…]