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Posted about 7 years ago

 

Have you heard of the new Glock (or S&W, can't remember) that is specifically made for only the hnads of a cop, literally. The officer has to wear a watch or band that, when the gun is seperated within certain amount of inches, the gun locks up. Anyone know when this will be issued?

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Rate This | Posted about 7 years ago

 

I read something about it in Popular Science a year or two ago. I've also read about one that the officer wears a ring on one of the fingers of his gun hand that sends an electric signal to the gun (developed by Colt, I think).

Personally, I don't think they will be "issued" any time in the near future. I see too many possible problems.

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Rate This | Posted about 7 years ago

 

They have been working on this concept for years. As far as I know it is technology that still has not been perfected

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Rate This | Posted about 7 years ago

 

There was a company selling that technology back in the mid-70s. I knew one guy who had it installed on his S&W revolver, but it meant wearing a ring on either hand. And I don’t think that they ever perfected the technology.

Better to spend your time and energy in “weapon retention” than in relaying on high tech gadgets. I preferred the Level III holsters, but we also trained for weapon retention in a fight.

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Rate This | Posted about 7 years ago

 

I didn't realize how far back they have been working on this. I hope they can perfect it.