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Smith & Wesson: A Classic Name In American Firearms

First started in 1852, the company founded by partners Horace Smith and Daniel B. Wesson has a storied place in American firearm history and is still one of the premier American firearm manufacturers today.

Preview: LA Police Gear Freedom Axe

With full-tang construction, a 3Cr13 stainless-steel head and water-resistant Pakkawood scales, the compact Freedom Axe from LA Police Gear is a versatile survival tool designed to shrug off the elements and hard use.

Rifleman Q&A: Puzzled By S&W Revolver Markings

A gun's markings will reveal specialized information that is pertinent to its identification, manufacture and origin. Contributing Editor John F. Treakle chimes in to help identify one peculiar Smith & Wesson Model 10-7 revolver.

Quantum Cloning: A Colt Model 601 Brought Back To Life

Early last year, the Puerto Rican Police Bureau demilled and liquidated some of its old stocks of rifles as parts kits for private purchase. These kits give the average enthusiast the ability of building up a clone of one of the earliest evolutions of the AR-15 platform: the Colt Model 601.

EOTech Helps Honor Law Enforcement Officers

EOTech collaborated with Officer Down to memorialize law enforcement officials killed in the line of duty.

NRA: Still Training Law Enforcement

With the establishment of its Law Enforcement Division, the National Rifle Association ensured that today's police have access to the training necessary to do their jobs well.

NRA & Police: More Than A Century Of Service

Arms & The Man, this magazine’s predecessor, published a landmark article by Frank J. Kahrs in 1916 calling for marksmanship training for our nation’s police. In 1923, the magazine would become The American Rifleman.

A Little Piece Of History: My 1924 Colt Police Positive

Though it didn't cost much, this circa-1924 Colt Police Positive gave one of our contributors a chance to experience a small piece of the past.

Review: Ford's Custom Guns Refinishing and Laser Engraving

In this review, we take a look at some the refinishing and laser engraving options from Ford's Custom Gun Refinishing and Laser Engraving based in Crystal River, Fla.

AIM Surplus Glock G22 9 mm Conversion

In this review we take a look at the AIM Surplus 9 mm conversion for Glock G22 .40 S&W handguns, compatible with surplus law enforcement Gen 2 Glock G22 handguns.

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