NASGW LEO products Troy Industries Offset AR-15 Sights
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Law enforcement officers have more gear to help them do their job today than at any point in history. From optics to lasers to cutting-edge training and self-defense equipment, here are a few of the recently released bits of kit that a police officer might find useful for his or her duties.

 

Aimpoint Carbine Optic

Aimpoint Carbine Optic new company
Aimpoint Carbine Optic

Designed for the AR-15 rifle, the Aimpoint Carbine Optic (ACO) is a high-quality red-dot sight at an affordable price. It uses a 2-MOA red dot that can be co-witnessed since the unit comes with a fixed height mount. The ACO is completely waterproof and will run for one year on a single 1/3N battery. The MSRP is $393.

RELATED: Aimpoint Carbine Optic Unveiled For Modern Sporting Rifles

For more information, visit aimpoint.com or call 877-246-7646.

 

Crimson Trace LG-415G for Ruger LCR

NASGW LEO products Crimson Trace law enforcement
Crimson Trace LG-415G for Ruger LCR

The Ruger LCR is a very popular backup gun for patrol officers, and having a Crimson Trace laser as a supplemental aiming device makes a lot of sense. The new LG-415G Lasergrips give a police officer a bright green aiming dot that can help stop a threat even when knocked down and shooting from a bad position. The MSRP is $399.

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For more information, visit crimsontrace.com or call 800-442-2406.

 

CROSSTAC Recon Shooting Mat

NASGW LEO products CROSSTAC Recon Shooting Mat
CROSSTAC Recon Shooting Mat

This lightweight shooting mat has a number of well-thought-out features that can make this a valuable part of any sniper’s gear bag. The 500D Cordura mats are finished in MultiCam on one side and A-TACS AU on the other. They have an integrated bipod rail for increased stability and still fold down to only 14-by-3-inch dimensions. The MSRP is $89.99 for the standard mat and $99.99 for a mat with a layer of closed-cell foam padding.

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Visit crosstac.com or call 855-529-1753 for more information.

 

CROSSTAC Tactical Rear Squeeze Bag

NASGW LEO products CROSSTAC Tactical Rear Squeeze Bag
CROSSTAC Tactical Rear Squeeze Bag

Any precision shooter will appreciate the Tactical Rear Squeeze Bag from CROSSTAC. It is made of a one-way stretch fabric that allows a sniper to adjust the height without the bag pushing out to the side. The surface is covered with a grippy material to help hold everything in position. Bags are available in black, coyote brown and foliage green. The MSRP is $26.95.

Visit crosstac.com or call 855-529-1753 for more information.

HexMag Blue AR Magazines

NASGW LEO products HexMag Blue AR Magazines
HexMag Blue AR Magazines

Safety during force-on-force training is paramount. Too many officers have been killed during training by guns that were supposedly unloaded. HexMag is now offering blue magazines for the AR-15 platform that can help trainers keep sim rounds separated from live ones. The MSRP for the blue magazine is $14.99.

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For more information, visit hexmag.com or call 970-460-2000.

 

Hill & Mac Gunworks Targets

NASGW LEO products Hill & Mac Gunworks Targets
Hill & Mac Gunworks Targets

Training on reactive metal targets gives law enforcement officers instant feedback, enhancing the time spent on the range. Hill & Mac Gunworks offers steel targets in a variety of standard and custom configurations for both rifle and pistol cartridges. The company has also introduced an electronic reset option that allows a range officer to reset a target that is up to 1,000 yards away. Prices are available on request.

RELATED: Easy Cleanup with Target Shooting Solutions’ Bullet Traps

For more information, visit hmgunworks.com or call 770-686-3875.

 

Hornady Critical Duty .357 Magnum Ammo

NASGW LEO products Hornady Critical Duty .357 Magnum Ammo
Hornady Critical Duty .357 Magnum Ammo

New in the Critical Duty line of ammo is Hornady’s .357 Magnum load. Designed to perform well in the FBI testing protocol, this load is a good choice for any officer carrying a revolver as a backup or off-duty gun. It also uses a low-flash propellant. The MSRP is $32.44 for a box of 25 rounds.

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For more information, visit hornady.com or call 800-338-3220.

 

Liberty Ammunition .357 Magnum

NASGW LEO products Liberty Ammunition .357 Magnum
Liberty Ammunition .357 Magnum

Using a lightweight, nickel-plated bullet, Liberty Ammunition is able to drive a .357 Magnum load to 2,100 feet-per-second. Unlike many light loads, however, Liberty Ammunition is still able to penetrate hard barriers like windshields and automobile doors before creating massive wound channels in ballistic gelatin. For officers carrying a snub-nose revolver, this could be the ultimate backup ammo. The MSRP is $34.99 per box.

RELATED: Liberty Ammunition Civil Defense (9mm, .45 ACP, .40 S&W, .380 Auto) | VIDEO

For more information, visit libertyammo.com or call 941-896-3041.

MMC Armory MA15 PDW

NASGW LEO products MMC Armory MA15 PDW
MMC Armory MA15 PDW

Entry teams typically need a compact firearm that packs more punch than a handgun. The MA15 PDW from MMC Armory might be the weapon that fits the bill. Chambered in either 5.56mm or 300 BLK, these PDW-style guns have barrels as short as 7 inches with a proprietary wire stock that collapses to a very short length. The MSRP starts at $2,200.

RELATED: MMC Armory’s Truly Advanced Carbine 14.7

For more info, visit mmcarmory.com or call 815-339-2226.

 

Monadnock Autolock X3 Batons

Monadnock AutoLock X3 Baton Series
Monadnock Autolock X3 Batons

Perennial baton-maker Monadnock just released the next generation of expandable batons: the AutoLock X3. The new impact weapons use an improved cam lock for better locking action and a solid feel. A smooth plastic nose is also a new feature on these batons. Initially, the batons will be available in 21- and 22-inch version with additional lengths being added soon. The MSRP runs from $135 to $144.

RELATED: Monadnock Releases AutoLock X3 Baton Series

For more information, visit safariland.com or call 800-347-1200.

 

Safariland 7TS Duty Holster

NASGW LEO products Safariland 7TS Duty Holster
Safariland 7TS Duty Holster

The new Model 7TS Duty Holster from Safariland is an injection-molded rig that offers rugged reliability while protecting the gun’s finish from excessive wear. Internal offsets give the gun a smooth draw while keeping moisture and debris from resting against the gun. The holster uses the company’s very popular ALS retention system. The MSRP starts at $109.50.

RELATED: Safariland 7TS Holster Series

For more information, visit safariland.com or call 800-347-1200.

 

Tacprogear Citadel Armor Plates

NASGW LEO products Tacprogear Citadel Armor Plates
Tacprogear Citadel Armor Plates

The new line of hard armor plates from Tacprogear, called The Citadel, offers a wide range of size and protection options. Plates range in size from 6-by-6 inches to 10-by-12 inches and all SAPI sizes. Plates are certified to NIJ STD 0101.06. Pricing is available on request.

RELATED: Lightweight Protection: Tacprogear’s Citadel Hard Armor Plates

For more information, visit tacprogear.com or call 561-865-7279.

Tacprogear Bonz Grid-Hercules Plate Carrier

NASGW LEO products Tacprogear Bonz Grid-Hercules Plate Carrier
Tacprogear Bonz Grid-Hercules Plate Carrier

Officers looking for a high-performance plate carrier for a spree-shooter scenario need to look at the Tacprogear Bonz Grid-Hercules. Part of the company’s high-end Black line, the carrier is water, chemical, flame and abrasion resistant. It is lightweight and available in a wide range of colors and camo patterns. Pricing is available on request.

RELATED: Operator-Ready Tacprogear BLACK Bonz Grid-Hercules Plate Carrier

For more information, visit tacprogear.com or call 561-865-7279.

 

Troy Industries Offset AR-15 Sights

NASGW LEO products Troy Industries Offset AR-15 Sights
Troy Industries Offset AR-15 Sights

Troy Industries is now selling a set of folding backup sights for the AR-15 platform rifle that are offset at a 45-degree angle. Exceeding military specifications, the sights are truly ambidextrous, easy to deploy and very rugged. The MSRP is $249 for a front and rear sight set.

RELATED: Troy Defense Unveils New Pump-Action Sporting Rifle | VIDEO

For more info, visit troyind.com or call 866-788-6412.

 

Troy Industries M7A1 PDW Stock

NASGW LEO products Troy Industries Offset AR-15 Sights
Troy Industries Offset AR-15 Sights

Responding to consumer demand, Troy announced the availability of its new M7A1 PDW stock kit. Previously, the stock was only available on a PDW carbine sold by Troy. The kit includes a retractable stock and a bolt specially designed to work with the stock. The bolt is rated for full-auto guns, making it an excellent choice for entry elements of a SWAT team. The MSRP is $499.

RELATED: Troy Defense 5.56 Carbine

For more info, visit troyind.com or call 866-788-6412.

 

Viridian X5L

NASGW LEO products Viridian X5L
Viridian X5L

Duty weapon lights have come a long way, and Viridian is now offering an upgraded version of the X5L that increases white light output to 190 lumens while still maintaining the very bright green laser for aiming. The light’s strobe mode ups the output even more. The MSRP is $409.

RELATED: Viridian R5 and R5-R Lasers

For more information, visit viridiangreenlaser.com or call 800-990-9390.

 

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