Florida based Border Patrol Agent wins the Semi-Auto 1500 by seven

Robert Vadasz shooting from 25 yards at NRA's National Police Shooting Championships

Albuquerque, New Mexico - Day One at NRA's National Police Shooting Championships came to a close with a familiar name at the top of the list — U.S. Border Patrol's Robert Vadasz. A four-time winner of the NRA Police Championships, Vadasz appears to have to returned in prime shooting shape … at least when it comes to semi-autos.

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Opening Ceremonies to NRA Police Championships at Albuquerque's Shooting Range Park

Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry welcomes competitors to NRA National Police Shooting Championships

Albuquerque, New Mexico - Hundreds of competitors and fans gathered at Albuquerque's Shooting Range Park for the NRA National Police Shooting Championship's opening ceremonies. Headlined by Mayor Richard Berry, Monday's opening marked the seventh consecutive time the championships kicked off in Albuquerque.

Along side Albuquerque Police Chief Allan Banks and members of the NRA Board of Directors, Berry expressed thanks and good luck for those who made the trip out to America's Land of Enchantment. Below is a portion of his opening address:

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Downpours in Albuquerque provides another level of difficulty for Law Enforcement shooters

Front loader dumps gravel on NRA Tactical Police Competition course at Albuquerque's Shooting Range Park

Albuquerque, New Mexico - Flash flood warnings are the norm in New Mexico this week. With record rainfalls and a continuous deluge, the campgrounds, streets, bridges and local landmarks are experiencing what some refer to as a once in a lifetime flood. Those taking part in NRA's National Police Shooting Championships at Albuquerque's Shooting Range Park are feeling the affects as well.

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Albuquerque Police Officer wins New Mexico Challenge and Glock 34

Jeff Macfarlane accepts first place prize from NRA Law Enforcement Director Glen Hoyer at NRA Championships

Albuquerque, New Mexico - While just under a hundred shooters slopped and trudged through the soaked and seeping grounds of NRA's Tactical Police Competition on Saturday, a few hundred more took part in the New Mexico Challenge.

A recent addition to the National Police Shooting Championships, the 6th Annual New Mexico Challenge is a Police Pistol Combat competition reserved for New Mexico based law enforcement officers without a permanent classification. What does that mean? Basically it means the match is only for first time (or very new) New Mexico shooters. If you're new to shooting competitions and are looking to get your feet wet then there's no better place to begin.

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Albuquerque's Shooting Range Park sets the stage for NRA's Tactical Police Competition

Law Vegas Marksmanship Unit preps for a rifle competition at NRA Tactical in New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico - Day one of NRA's Tactical Police Competition at the Shooting Range Park in Albuquerque, New Mexico is done. With only half the scores in, it's still too early to make any predictions. So instead of breaking out the scores, we're going to go with a collection of photos from the day.

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Up to 200 law enforcement officers running 3-gun with duty pistols, rifles and shotguns

Shooter in NRA's New Mexico Tactical Police Competition hits water behind the targets at the Shooting Range Park

Albuquerque, New Mexico - Though the official start of NRA's National Police Shooting Championships is scheduled for Monday, the quasi-official running of the championships has already began. It starts as it does every year with a Tactical Police Competition.

Basically a 3-Gun course, the competition is different in one very significant way — the competitors.

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Police Championships being September 16th at Shooting Range Park

Robert Vadasz shoots bullseyes at NRA National Police Shooting Championship 2012

Fairfax, Virginia - NRA's National Police Shooting Championships are only a couple of weeks away. A couple of weeks until almost 800 law enforcement officers from across the globe make camp in Albuquerque, New Mexico. There they'll spend three full days (four if you shoot teams, up to six if you take part in the tactical) trying to get as close to 6,200 as possible.

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First time use of Remington 11-87 Police Shotgun keeps straight for the win

Left barrel view of Patrolman Charles Blohm's 11-87 Remington Police Shotgun

Albuquerque, New Mexico - The shotgun can be an intimidating firearm. When used by Law Enforcement, that's part of the point. When used at the National Police Shooting Championships at Albuquerque's Shooting Range Park, there better be a little bit of accuracy thrown in there too. If you want to win the Grand Championship that is.

That's why Patrolman Charles "Chase" Blohm, Jr. of the Shelby County Sheriff's Office in Memphis, Tennessee (who finished the 2012 National Police Shooting Championships ranked as the High Sheriff) went with a Remington 11-87.

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Winning four title in five years is Border Patrol's Robert Vadasz

Robert Vadasz at NRA National Police Shooting Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico Fairfax, Virginia - In four out of the last five years, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Robert Vadasz has departed from the Albuquerque International Airport to his home in Florida as a National Champion. This was one of those years.

Every year, during the third week of September, Law Enforcement Officers from around the globe come to the Shooting Range Park in Albuquerque, New Mexico for NRA's National Police Shooting Championship. It is there that Vadasz lays claim to those National Championship titles. There that he fights his way through hundreds of top marksmen. Local, state, federal ... they all came again to push him off the mountain top. And this year, only he succeeded.

After finishing first in the Open Class 3000 Pistol Championship, Vadasz powered through the remaining competitions to win the 2012 Grand Aggregate title by a whopping 16 points.

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