What is a Militarized Police Force?

The militarization of police relates to the use of military equipment and tactics by law enforcement officers. The equipment may include assault rifles, armored vehicles, submachine guns, flashbang grenades, sniper rifles, tear gas, and items from the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) weapons list. Police militarization uses information gathering techniques used by intelligence agencies. Law […]

The Rise and Fall of the 10mm Cartridge

In 1983, 10mm ammo was introduced by Lieutenant Colonel John Dean “Jeff” Cooper. Cooper is a firearms experts that has worked with high-level organizations including the FBI, Norma, and Smith & Wesson. His intention was to replace the .45 ACP with a more powerful round. Cooper joined Whit Collins, John Adams, and Irving Stone, cut […]

.40 S&W Ammunition

The .40 S&W is one of gauges most acclaimed by the marksmen of the 21st century. Its ballistic properties, half-way between that of the 9mm Parabellum and .45 ACP, make it a very interesting option. History of .40 S&W Ammunition The 1990 American Shot Show, a popular handgun fair, served as a backdrop for the […]