(December 2000 Quips)

4 Dec 00 The incompetence of the management of the NJSP is beyond description! This is from a friend in the NJSP: “Even we can’t believe this! The latest delay on the issuance of our new S&W M99 pistols is that the department is now going to, at great...

(November 2000 Quips)

6 Nov 00 A friend with a large PD in the Midwest just related this incident, which happened last week: “We had a group of new officers on the pistol range, and they were into their second day of training with their issue SIG P228s. At the time, we were asking...

(October 2000 Quips)

2 Oct 00 I’m here at the IALEFI (International Association of Law Enforcement firearms Instructors) Convention in Tampa, FL. New information: >Glock is no longer shipping guns to dealers in the State of Maryland. There is much confusion over that...

(September 2000 Quips)

4 Sept 00 This from a friend who does a lot of rifle training (AR-15) within his department: “The only aluminum magazines that failed during our class were those manufactured by Cooper. Sanchez magazines should also be avoided. All steel magazines we have seen...

(August 2000 Quips)

5 Aug 00 This with regard to the successful conclusion of an altercation, from one of my students in Atlanta. This text is illustrative of the importance of having your defensive subroutines well thought out in advance and well trained in: “Last week I was...

(July 2000 Quips)

3 July 00 A sagacious observation from a friend who is a training officer with the State Patrol: “While we were sitting around the picnic table with relatives, my sister (who has never handled a firearm in her life) asked for the mustard bottle (squeeze type) to...