Big Police Show (IACP) Best and Worst

Author: Carlton Purvis, Published on Oct 21, 2013

The IAPC is the nation's biggest law enforcement trade show featuring all kinds of police equipment from cameras to drones to tanks from more than 750 companies. We attended this year's show in Philadelphia, a great place to see what's popular when it comes to police trends, technology and guns. In this post we review:

But first, GUNS. 

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