The Alaska Department of Public Safety will issue its troopers Gen4 Glock 22 service pistols to replace the Gen3 versions they now carry, Glock announced.
The new pistols will be issued to officers with the agency's three commissioned divisions that include Alaska State Troopers, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, and the Fire Marshal. About 400 commissioned personnel will be issued the weapons.
With enhanced ergonomics and a redesigned recoil assembly system, the Gen4 .40-caliber Glock is a popular option for many U.S. law enforcement agencies. Approximately 65 percent of agencies in the country issue Glock pistols.