POLICE Magazine

MAR 2019

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26 POLICE MARCH 2019 Every January the POLICE staff heads to Las Vegas for the annual Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show. SHOT has become one of the world's largest shows for new law enforcement gear, apparel, and weapons. is is a look at what caught our eye at this year's show. AMMUNITION Federal (www.federalpremium.com) introduced Syntech Defense ammunition at SHOT. Syntech Defense is a hol- low-point bullet with a polymer coating that reduces wear on barrels, eliminating copper and lead fouling. Available in 9mm Luger 138-grain, .40 S&W 175-grain, and .45 ACP 205-grain. Federal debuted the polymer-encapsulated Syntech bullet in 2017. Hornady (www.hornady.com) has added .25 Auto and .32 Auto to its Critical Defense line. e FTX technology maxi- mizes the potential of a hollow-point bullet. e FTX Flex Tip aids expansion and eliminates clogging when passing through clothing. Winchester (www.winchesterle.com) introduced its new Ranger One law enforcement handgun ammo. Ranger One ammo features a bonded bullet design for optimal penetration; a proprietary rigid, fluid-directing polymer insert to facilitate expansion. Winchester says 147-grain 9mm ammo will be re- leased this year, with additional calibers in development. APPAREL 5.11 Tactical (www.511tactical.com) introduced the ABR Pro Pant, an evolution of the 5.11 Taclite Pro Pant that is designed to tackle both on-duty and off-duty wear. Features include nine total pockets, reinforced knees and seat, and a tool strap. Con- structed of FlexLite stretch ripstop fabric for lightweight com- fort and durability. First Tactical (www.firsttactical.com) showed its Defender Pant, which has 28 pockets. e company says the Defender is the first on the market to combine a Cordura nylon and cot- ton blend fabric with a mechanical two-way stretch to provide comfort and flexibility. e NYCO Fabric features no melt, no drip properties. Propper (www.propper.com) launched its new bud- get-friendly line of shirts and pants. e EdgeTec Collection in- cludes polos, pants, and shorts that can be worn on- or off duty. All of the garments are constructed of lightweight 100% poly ripstop fabric for durability and comfort. Available in men's and women's styles. TruSpec (www.truspec.com) introduced the newest evolu- tion of its 24-7 tactical pant. e 24-7 Series Pro Flex Pant offers a more tailored fit with integrated flexible panels on the hip, yoke, and above the knees for better movement. Constructed primarily of poly/cotton ripstop fabric, the Pro Flex Pant is built to be lightweight and comfortable. FIREARMS CZ-USA (https://cz-usa.com/) showed the Optics Ready ver- sions of the P-10 pistol. e Optics-Ready P-10s ship with blank filler plates, and plates for both the Trijicon RMR and Leupold DeltaPoint Pro. Daniel Defense (w w w.danieldefense.com) is best known for making AR-style rifles and high-quality rifle parts but the g REPORT FROM THE AISLES SHOT Show 2019 David Griffith and Michael Hamann Photos: Michael Hamann Numerous law enforcement products debuted or were featured at this year's show. 5.11 TACTICAL DANIEL DEFENSE

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