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NCJ Number: 30514 Find in a Library
Title: SELECTION OF AN APPROPRIATE SIDE ARM FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, PART 3
Journal: PWC BULLETIN  Volume:73  Issue:4  Dated:(OCTOBER 1973)  Pages:4-6
Author(s): C G WILBER
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIRD IN A SERIES OF THREE ARTICLES REPORTING THE RESULTS OF TESTING FOR SELECTION OF AN APPROPRIATE SIDEARM FOR GENERAL POLICE USE.
Abstract: THIS ARTICLE FOCUSES ON TEST FIRINGS TO DETERMINE AUTO BODY PENETRATING EFFECT OF VARIOUS SIDEARM-AMMUNITION COMBINATIONS. THE SUGGESTED SIDEARM OF CHOICE FOR THE AVERAGE POLICE OFFICER IS THE .38 CALIBER SPECIAL REVOLVER USING HIGH VELOCITY, FAIRLY SMALL WEIGHT, FLATNOSED BULLETS. FOR PARTS ONE AND TWO OF THIS SERIES SEE NCJ-26215 AND 26216.
Index Term(s): Ammunition; Evaluation; Police weapons; Testing and measurement
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