George Matthews’ Combat Special Colt and Smith & Wesson revolvers

Fightin' Iron: The Guns of George Mathews

Sometimes, custom gunsmiths don’t get credit where credit is due.

German Police Department Converts to Blackhawk Holsters

Blackhawk’s German distributor, Helmut Hofmann, has been awarded a contract from the Niedersachsen Police Department in Germany for new duty holsters from Blackhawk’s T-Series Holster line.

Springfield Armory Donates Firearms, Equipment to Lake Ozark PD

Springfield Armory has donated guns and equipment to the city of Lake Ozark (MO) Police Department to ensure its officers can effectively protect and serve the law-abiding citizens in its jurisdiction.

9/11 20 Years Later: A Special Smith & Wesson

There are still heroes in this world. We mourn the loss of one some 20 years later on the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

LAPD Selects FN 509 MRD-LE as New Duty Pistol

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has selected FN America’s FN509 MRD-LE as its new duty pistol.

Complacency Can Get You Killed

There is no such thing as being too prepared for the worst.

Massachusetts State Police Upgrades to Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0

Smith & Wesson announced on June 24 that the Massachusetts State Police has transitioned to the Smith & Wesson M&P45 M2.0 as its official duty pistol.

The True Story Behind Tom Threepersons and His Holster

Wiley Clapp recounts the tale of famous Western lawman, Tom Threepersons, and the holster that bears his namesake.

Springfield PD Upgrades to Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0

The Springfield (MA) Police Department—which dates back to the city’s founding in 1636—has selected the Smith & Wesson M&P 2.0 as its official duty pistol.

Glendale Heights (IL) PD Adopts the Beretta APX Pistol

The Glendale Heights Police Department, which serves and protects roughly 34,000 people in that western suburb of Chicago, has adopted the Beretta APX as its new duty pistol.

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