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Law Enforcement and Armed Forces

The SHOT Show is industry's largest dedicated exhibit for firearms, protective equipment and tactical accessories to service law enforcement, armed forces, SWAT and private security.

More than 1,600 total exhibits!

With the latest adaptations of firearms, protective equipment and tactical accessories, the SHOT Show is packed with opportunities to meet directly with manufacturers and suppliers who can provide the best gear for tactical teams arriving in theater. Here's a glimpse of what you'll see at the 2018 SHOT Show:


  • Ammunition
  • Body Armor/Hard Armor
  • Communications/GPS
  • Custom Manufacturing
  • Eyewear
  • Firearms
  • Firearms Cleaning &
  • Maintenance Equipment
  • Firearms Cabinets/Safes
  • Firearms Accessories
  • Hearing Protection
  • Optics & Lighting Products
  • Magazines/Cartridges
  • Recoil Protection Devices
  • Scopes, Sights & Accessories
  • Shooting Range & Equipment
  • Specialty Impact Munitions &
  • Less Lethal Solutions
  • Survival Kits/First Aid
  • Training & Safety Equipment
  • And more!

2018 Tactical Planner

The 2018 SHOT Show Tactical Planner details all of the events, networking opportunities, products and training sessions specifically designed to benefit law enforcement or armed forces personnel who attend the show. Take a look!


Must-See New Product Center

sponsor-uscca-sponsored-byBe one of the first to see the hottest new products on the market. The New Product Center is your best resource to explore new firearms and protective equipment. Through the SHOT Show mobile app, you can scan the products you like in the New Product Center, and quickly receive product details, manufacturer information, and exhibit location.

More than 350 exhibiting companies | More than 400 new products displayed


See what's NEXT for the industry

Developed to introduce manufacturers/suppliers never before seen at the SHOT Show, the overwhelmingly popular NEXT Pavilion is the spot for evaluating innovative technology for your agency.

More than 100 exhibiting companies


Network with other agencies and personnel

No other event gives you access to such a diversified group of professionals and agencies in the law enforcement and defense industry. When you attend the SHOT Show, you collaborate face-to-face with other armed services, law enforcement tactical divisions and hi-tech private security organizations.

2018 Networking Opportunities
HAVA Golf Classic
Sunday, January 21 | Bear's Best Las Vegas

Kickoff Meet & Greet
Monday, January 22 | Public House, Inside the Venetian Hotel


Specialized Training for Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement Education Program

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 the 2018 course schedule

Requires registration for sessions.

Photography or recording of seminars by participants is NOT permitted.


Need Approval on Your Travel Request?

We make it easier to fill out travel request forms. Our justification letter demonstrates the value of sending someone from your agency to participate in this year's show. Download our sample letter and paste it into your official documentation!

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