The Newington (NH) Police Department has transitioned to the SIG Sauer P320 (9mm) as its official duty pistol. The full-service law enforcement agency is responsible for protecting the citizens of Newington and the Pease International Tradeport, home to SIG Sauer Worldwide Headquarters.
October 15, 2019
Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder says tactical rifles should not be distributed widely across patrol ranks, citing security and oversight concerns. But James McDermott, president of the Nassau PBA, argues that street cops—armed with department-issued .40-caliber handguns—are at a distinct disadvantage against a gunman wielding a semiautomatic rifle.
September 6, 2019
SIG Sauer announced that the Lloyd Harbor (NY) Police Department has adopted the SIG Sauer P320 9mm pistol as its official duty pistol. Lloyd Harbor Police Department serves the Village of Lloyd Harbor in Huntington, New York.
May 24, 2019
SIG Sauer Inc. announced that the Philadelphia Police Department has adopted the SIG Sauer M400 Pro Rifle for its SWAT officers. The Philadelphia Police Department is the fourth largest police department in the United States with over 6,300 sworn officers protecting over 1.5 million citizens across 140 square-miles.
December 19, 2018
SIG Sauer, Inc. announced that the City of Manchester, NH, has completed the transition to the SIG Sauer P320 pistol as their official duty firearm. The Manchester Police Department is the largest city in the State of New Hampshire with a complement of more than 225 sworn officers protecting over 110,000 citizens.
September 28, 2018
A Massachusetts State Police trooper has admitted receiving free guns from a state-contracted firearms dealer and is cooperating with prosecutors in an ongoing criminal investigation into the sale of department weapons.
July 23, 2018
The remaining 150 police officers — who all joined the force before 1993, when the .9mm semi-automatic became the department's service weapon — have until Aug. 31 to be trained on new guns.
June 1, 2018
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in the case of a man who was criminally charged for possessing a stun gun, holding that such weapons constitute “arms” as protected by the Constitution.
April 18, 2018
The Pennsylvania State Capitol Police have upgraded their firearms from the IWI US Tavor SAR to the Tavor X95.
August 1, 2017
Billed as Brooklyn's biggest ever gun smuggling bust, nearly two dozen people — mostly from Virginia — have been rounded up and arrested on charges they brought over 200 high-caliber weapons of all sorts into New York City, authorities said Wednesday.
March 9, 2017
The NYPD’s newest officers are hitting the streets with the latest generation of Glock pistols, which have better grips and other features that aid accuracy—but veteran officers are angry that, unlike rookies, they’ll have to pony up $525 if they want to upgrade to the better firepower.
November 28, 2016
Rich Simons, the YPBA president and a YPD patrolman, said he found the new policy restrictive and the 30-day time frame most troubling. He said the University cannot expect officers to pass the test in such a short period without providing them with a reliable location to practice shooting.
November 8, 2016
Bratton agreed with Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, who recently said, "If we had the gun laws in Chicago that L.A. and New York have we would see our violent crime cut in half."
September 12, 2016
NYPD officials say the department's new Safariland 6360 ALS gun holster with an automatic locking system is more secure than its previous holster. The department started issuing it to all new recruits in June of 2014. The Safariland 6360 ALS was not in use by the officer who was attacked Tuesday and lost his gun to a suspect who killed an uninvolved bystander. More Here.
August 12, 2016
NYPD officials say the department's new Safariland 6360 ALS gun holster with an automatic locking system is more secure than its previous holster. The department started issuing it to all new recruits in June of 2014. The Safariland 6360 ALS was not in use by the officer who was attacked Tuesday and lost his gun to a suspect who killed an uninvolved bystander.
August 12, 2016