SWAT (magazine)

SWAT (special weapons & tactics for the prepared American) is a monthly magazine dedicated to firearms, law enforcement and other tactical-related activities in the United States with a special focus on SWAT police officers.[1]

EditorDenny Hansen
PublisherLFP, Inc
CountryUnited States
Based inBoynton Beach, Florida

The magazine primarily offers reviews on guns, ammunition, tactics, training, shooting gear; as well as self-defense and alerts on firearm rights. In addition to those departments, each issue contains featured articles and personality profiles of people in the tactical industry as well as press releases of new products.[2]

SWAT staff writers include Massad Ayoob, Scott Reitz, Lewis Awerbuck, Leroy Thompson, Chuck Taylor, Claire Wolfe and Denny Hansen.[3][4]


  1. ^ Haynes, Richard A. (1 January 1999). THE SWAT CYCLOPEDIA: A Handy Desk Reference of Terms, Techniques, and Strategies Associated with the Police Special Weapons and Tactics Function. Charles C Thomas Publisher. p. 114. ISBN 978-0-398-08343-4.
  2. ^ Ayoob, Massad (25 November 2014). Deadly Force - Understanding Your Right to Self Defense. Iola, Wisconsin: F+W Media. p. 77. ISBN 978-1-4402-4067-6.
  3. ^ Wolfe, Claire (1 October 2010). Bad Attitude Guide to Good Citizenship. Boulder, Colorado: Paladin Press. p. 6. ISBN 978-1-61004-732-6.
  4. ^ Spaulding, Dave (1 September 2010). Handgun Combatives - 2nd Edition. Looseleaf Law Publications. p. 6. ISBN 978-1-60885-024-2.

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