When applied to handguns, the term “bodyguard” is synonymous with Smith & Wesson. The company has used the term for a variety of compact pistols that have served armed citizens and law enforcement officers for decades. The following are just some Smith & Wesson compact handguns that maintain the bodyguard spirit.


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