Gen 4 Glock in .45

During the 2010 SHOT Show, I met with a Glock sales rep who told me about a unique Gen 4 Glock pistol being made in .45 GAP for the Florida Highway Patrol.  This pistol has not been announced, and may not even see regular production.  However, approximately 3000 are being made for FHP.

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By the way, I sat through a training class with a Florida Highway Patrol trooper a few months after the article was first written.  He confirmed everything about the Gen4 Glock .45 GAP pistol I had heard and written about.  There were a few other interesting stories that went with the gun’s adoption, but nothing I can talk about right now.  Really, they weren’t terribly salacious, but they did give a little color to the story.  Out of respect to the trooper who shared the information with me, I will not talk about them and give away his identity to any of his superiors that might read the site.

Defensive Revolver Fundamentals

grant cunningham bookIf you carry a revolver for self defense, you must read this book.  World-renowned revolver gunsmith and firearms trainer Grant Cunningham teaches you life-saving information on using the wheelgun in a violent encounter.

This hard hitting, no punches pulled book can literally mean the difference between a cold grave and going home to your family.
About Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson is a gun writer, police trainer and really bad joke teller. Check out his other writing in Combat Handguns, Guns & Weapons for Law Enforcement, on The Firearm Blog and at BlueSheepdog.

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