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New York Agency Transitions to SIG Sauer P320

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.

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Indiana State Police Adds SIG Sauer P365 as Their Back-Up Duty Firearm

The Indiana State Police have adopted the SIG Sauer P365 as their back-up duty firearm for their full complement of troopers.

Border Patrol to Carry 5th Generation Glocks

The contract calls for the replacement of existing .40-caliber duty handguns with 9mm Glock pistols by 2021.

Glock Signs Chuck Norris as Spokesperson

“I’m honored to partner with this world-renowned brand,” said Norris. “The values that I have built my life and brand on—tough, real, constant and powerful—are echoed in everything that Glock does and creates."

Nebraska State Patrol Switches from .45 to 9mm

When evaluating the different calibers, the agency's firearms selection committee found newer 9mm rounds had comparable ballistics to .45s, but the smaller caliber allows each trooper to carry more ammunition.

Looking Back: Semi-Autos, Shootouts, and SWAT Standards

In past March issues, POLICE has covered how to transition from revolvers to semi-automatics, awards for outgunned officers, and the first national tactical standards.

SHOT Show 2019: FN Releases Optics-Ready FN 509 Duty Pistol

FN America released the FN 509 MRD pistol, an optics-ready duty pistol at SHOT Show 2019. The company says the new FN 509 MRD was designed specifically for agencies considering miniature red dot optic-equipped pistols for their officers.

Norwegian Police Adopt SIG Sauer P320 X-Series as Standard Service Pistol

SIG Sauer Inc. announced that the Norwegian Police have selected the SIG Sauer P320 X-Series as the standard service pistol for select agencies within their organization.

New Hampshire Department Completes Transition to SIG Sauer P320

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.

Glock Announces New 5th Generation Pistol

“After the release of the G19X, we saw a strong interest from the law enforcement community for the design in a black model,” said Glock Inc. VP Josh Dorsey. “The G45 is the result of a design that meets the demanding level of reliability with distinctive Gen5 design enhancements to improve durability, accuracy and performance to those who go into harm’s way where fractions of a second matter.”