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Law Enforcement and Armed Forces

The Tactical Advantage of Attending the SHOT Show

The SHOT Show outfits law enforcement, SWAT, armed forces, special ops, and armed security agencies with the best equipment, specialized training and industry connections to improve performance and safety for your personnel. It’s the most comprehensive resource for identifying new equipment and sharing best practices with other industry professionals.

Equipping officers before they arrive on scene.

Intense new challenges are facing law enforcement agencies, and it’s important to get it right. Find out how other teams and communities are addressing less lethal force options and deadly force issues within their agencies. Discuss in-field challenges, participate in specialized training, and most importantly, explore the 186,000 net sq. ft. of exhibits dedicated to law enforcement needs (630,000 total net sq. ft.).

Discussing specialized modifications for armed forces needs.

Armed forces representatives attending the SHOT Show have a unique opportunity to see the latest equipment and weaponry and to consult directly with manufacturers about their specific in-theater usage. Plus, no other event gives you access to such a diversified group of professionals and agencies in the defense industry. It’s perfect for joint force collaborations.


New Product Center

sponsor-uscca-sponsored-byThe New Product Center is a stockpile of insights into new firearms and accessories hitting the market. It’s a great shortcut to identifying must-see exhibits.

  • Most extensive collection (and growing!) of new products
  • More than 350 exhibiting companies
  • More than 400 new products displayed

Procurement officers and law enforcement buyers receive complimentary scanners, which allow you to scan the products you like with product details, manufacturer information, and exhibit location downloading directly to your mobile app.


Kickoff Meet & Greet for Law Enforcement and Armed Forces

sponsored-by-daniel-defenseMonday, January 16, 6:00-7:30 PM

Join other law enforcement attendees, education speakers and manufacturers during this special networking event designed to give you time to build connections, ask questions and share experiences.

FREE FOR ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT OR ARMED FORCES ATTENDEES AND EXHIBITORS.


Specialized Training for Law Enforcement

sponsor-police-magazine-lockupLaw Enforcement Education Program
Tuesday, January 17 – Thursday, January 19
One-time registration fee $25 (Gives you access to all 2017 LEEP courses)

The LEEP program, focuses on protection measures and tactical execution specifically for law enforcement units. Learn from leading industry training organizations such as the National Tactical Officers Association and industry product authorities.

Upon completion, LEEP participants receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming course participation, which can be used to document training.

View details about the 2017 LEEP courses

Requires registration for sessions.

Photography or recording of seminars by participants is NOT permitted.


Easily Justify Your Travel Request

le-justification-letter-thumbnailIf you are interested in attending the 2017 SHOT Show and its LEEP courses, but need approval from your supervisor or commanding officer, please let us help you with this sample letter. It demonstrates the value of sending someone from your agency to participate in this year’s show, and you are welcome to copy and paste the wording onto your agency’s official request form.


  1. What are the 2017 registration fees for the SHOT Show?
    NSSF Member Non-Member
    Badge Type Before
    December 22
    Starting
    December 23
    Before
    December 22
    Starting
    December 23
    Buyers $35 $70 $70 $140
    Non-Buyers $175 $350 $175 $350
    LE/Military Buyer $35 $70 $35 $70
    LE/Military Non-Buyer $175 $350 $175 $350
    Non-Exhibiting Manufacturer/Material Supplier to Exhibitors $350 $450 $350 $450