ON THE COVER
ROCK RIVER ARMS LAR-15 OPERATOR III By David Bahde
Tank-tough, multi-mission patrol carbine keeps on running—no matter what!
RUGER SR-762 By Scott W. Wagner
Piston-driven enforcer runs cooler and cleaner to deliver added 7.62mm power!
ROBERTS DEFENSE DARK OPS PRO By David Bahde
Duty-ready 1911 offers custom touches and .45 ACP firepower!
FRANKLIN ARMORY M4-HTF 5.56mm By D.K. Pridgen
Patrol carbine built for the mean streets with duty-ready enhancements!
54 BERETTA ARX100 5.56mm By Doug Larson
Ambidextrous, piston-driven enforcer with a tough-as-nails, 21st century design!
BPU-870 12 GAUGE By D.K. Pridgen
Bullpup Unlimited conversion turns your Remington 870 into a compact CQB dominator!
WILSON COMBAT RECON TACTICAL By Rob Garrett
Custom-grade .458 SOCOM rifle brings the added power to punch through barricades!
DOUBLETAP .45 ACP By Richard Johnson
Ultra-compact, next-gen derringer offers the ultimate one-two punch!
94 NEW LE GEAR FOR 2014 By Harris Contributors
Latest weapons and high-tech innovations to keep LEOs in the fight!
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