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    That may have been me. When I was still...

    That may have been me. When I was still relevant, I used bandoleers if I wasn't going to put on the plate carrier. Bandoleers are quick to don and doff. You're more likely to throw one on when the...
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    A great example of why you should always know...

    A great example of why you should always know your location. Bad enough to roll up on a collision and not be able to tell dispatch where you are, but a shooting is obviously much worse.
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    I was my former agency's lead less lethal...

    I was my former agency's lead less lethal instructor for some time. (Of course, if I just concentrated and watched the front sight, I could have been a more lethal instructor. Thanks very much. ...
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    I'm glad that worked out for you, SoCalDep I...

    I'm glad that worked out for you, SoCalDep I would agree the OIG report has an agenda though I'm hard-pressed to determine what it is beyond "LASD (and Surefire) bad and stupid/OIG good and smart. ...
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    My 239 had the standard grips. When I was...

    My 239 had the standard grips. When I was firearms training coordinator, we traded the last of our 9mm pistols for .40 weapons. Just because I could, I took one of the company guns with Hogue grips...
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    https://oig.lacounty.gov/Portals/OIG/Reports/Unint...

    https://oig.lacounty.gov/Portals/OIG/Reports/Unintended%20Discharge%20Report.pdf

    I wasn't expecting to get much out of an LA County OIG report on police firearms training, but this was generally...
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    I carried one as a back-up to my issue SIG 226...

    I carried one as a back-up to my issue SIG 226 for a while. As mentioned, it's heavy (at least in comparison to polymer pistols) which is why I dropped it from that role.

    When I was actually...
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    We actually had multiple cracked frames in my...

    We actually had multiple cracked frames in my former agency's .40 226's and one 239. These were first discovered during an annual detail cleaning and inspection by agency armorers. Oddly, the...
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    My previous department did not prohibit hinged...

    My previous department did not prohibit hinged cuffs, but it didn't issue them either. One reason I didn't carry them was concern about injuring a suspect with an unauthorized set of handcuffs. Had...
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    The retirement job is with a security...

    The retirement job is with a security organization that issues two sets of S&W hinged cuffs to sworn officers. I give them credit for issuing two sets, but like some here, I prefer chain cuffs. I...
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    AMC, what is the expectation if the high...

    AMC, what is the expectation if the high visibility officers encounter a misdemeanor or felony shoplift?

    My former department will not really enforce trespass laws. It will certainly not issue...
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    I think it's a Pepperball launcher. I'm hopeful...

    I think it's a Pepperball launcher. I'm hopeful other officers were up with lethal cover when the Ranger opted foir less lethal.
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    My retirement job is with a security agency that...

    My retirement job is with a security agency that may or may not become a police agency. (Safe bet is probably not, but anyway...) We are not currently armed, I wear a uniform with SBA to and from...
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    PFC Ballistic Off-Body Bag

    Anyone using the Ballistic Off-Body Bag from PFC Concepts? It looks like a decent product like most items from PFC, but the cost gave me sticker shock. Any similar products, even without the armor...
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    TheNewbie is probably the SME on this, but I'm...

    TheNewbie is probably the SME on this, but I'm inclined to think that a degree in criminal justice is about the same as most liberal arts and social sciences degrees. It might give you a step-up in...
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    An officer at my former agency inquired about the...

    An officer at my former agency inquired about the Ruger LCP several years ago. Since she admittedly does not "do frumpy" off duty (which, after socializing with her, I'd say is a good thing), she...
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    DeSantis and Galco make extenders that allow...

    DeSantis and Galco make extenders that allow those of us with larger legs to wear ankle holsters.

    G&G makes the BootLock which laces the holster to the boot itself. I believe I read they are or...
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    Warms the cockles of my heart to see an officer...

    Warms the cockles of my heart to see an officer with a full size baton.
  19. Interesting and informative video. Interesting...

    Interesting and informative video. Interesting perspective on the eternal 9mm/.45 debate with his take on different training philosophies (double tap vs. drive the target down).
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    In the interest of being professional, I'll...

    In the interest of being professional, I'll comment that CALEA standards and the opinion of the ACLU would have prohibited using the fat jerk in the white shirt as a ballistic shield to approach the...
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    Tensaw, Vanquest does offer a minimalist...

    Tensaw, Vanquest does offer a minimalist "holster" for use with the waist bags (for an additional $11.99, of course).
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    Vanquest waist bag

    Anyone used the Vanquest waist bag? I'd like to conceal a Glock 19 or 17 and a limited amount of support gear. I see some good reports on other Vanquest products on the forum, but nothing on the...
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    Bruce, being a student of police history (since...

    Bruce, being a student of police history (since I've lived through so much of it), I really enjoy your posts on FBI firearms. The Bureau has historically and currently does a lot for law enforcement...
  24. Thanks for the input, guys. I've been happy with...

    Thanks for the input, guys. I've been happy with my JMCK products. While Raven makes good kit, I think I'll stay with JMCK.
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    Agreed. While not perfect, in the end, all is...

    Agreed. While not perfect, in the end, all is well that ends well. The officers seemed to communicate well. In my experience, both on the street and in training scenarios, teams that communicate...
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