Law and Order Volume: 59 Issue: 1 Dated: January 2011 Pages: 1-68
This issue features several articles focusing on patrol rifles to duty weapons, ammunition training, and enhanced telecommunications.
Feature focus articles in this issue of Law and Order include: (1) taking a look at Spike's Tactical budget-friendly ST-15 M4 LE, which is a typical AR-15 style rifle with excellent performance and accuracy; (2) examining what makes the Pistol Training Barrel and Rifle Training Bolt from Blade-Tech excellent training tools, providing firearms training that is safe, realistic, and affordable; (3) describing the new Extreme XPS, a derivative of the popular XPS that was launched in 2009 and is the latest HOLOgraphic Weapon Sight (HWS) from L-3 EOTech; and (4) describing the Force-on-Force training system from Speer LE which utilizes marker cartridges as an integral way to sharpen officer skills safely. A special report focuses on how companies that provide law enforcement equipment and services are giving back to officers, soldiers, veterans, and other public safety personnel through support programs, non-profit organizations, events, donations, and more. It highlights the efforts of Under Armour, Surefire, Verizon, North American Rescue, and Atlanco. An Up-Close article describes the 4G LTE as the latest standard in mobile network technology that speeds up first responder communications. In addition to these featured articles, departmental highlights include: social networking, police finance, tactical teams and necessary use of force, police officer hiring criteria, and controversy within a department. A preview is provided listing the law enforcement exhibitors for the 2011 SHOT Show coming up in Las Vegas.
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