This is a discussion on LEO Department Issued Weapons? within the Polls forums, part of the Smith & Wesson MP Forum category; Just wondering what everybody's department issues for duty weapons/ back-up weapons? The Sheriff's Department I work for issues the MP .40, with our detectives carrying ...
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|May 1st, 2007, 04:36 PM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2007
LEO Department Issued Weapons?
Just wondering what everybody's department issues for duty weapons/ back-up weapons? The Sheriff's Department I work for issues the MP .40, with our detectives carrying Glock 27's. My department does not currently issue back-up weapons, but as long as you can qualify with it, and it is a .380 or larger caliber it is ok to carry a second weapon.
Taser, Taser, Taser......
|January 14th, 2008, 09:08 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Portland, Tennessee
The Sheriffs Dept I'm with issues Beretta 96 .40 cals to us deputies and to the detectives and supervisors the px4 .40 cal's. They are considering switching to Glock 22 .40's later this year. we will see. As far as back up weapons it is about the same .380's and above if you can qualify with it.
Smith & Wesson M&P 40
Ruger sp101 .357
Ruger single six
Stoeger Cougar 8000
|January 15th, 2008, 03:23 AM||#3|
Join Date: Dec 2007
There are approved weapons list if you want to carry a personally owned weapon
No backups issued..again you want one you buy it and qualify
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|January 15th, 2008, 06:20 AM||#4|
Join Date: Jul 2007
Our department issues the Sig P229R in .357 Sig, as for off-duty, anything above .380 from a reputable manufacturer (whatever that means).
|October 27th, 2008, 05:20 PM||#5|
Join Date: May 2008
Department issues Glock 21's for patrol, and I carried a Glock 27 as a Detective. That was until I got my M&P357c, which I carry all of the time now. Personal choice.
|May 13th, 2011, 07:12 PM||#6|
Join Date: May 2011
We just upgraded from Glock 23's to Glock 22's, with the 27 as a special assignment gun. As for off duty, same as everybody else here pretty much, if you can qualify w/ it, you can carry it.
Sheriff's Dept in my area just switched to full size M&P .45's, I am pretty jealous.
|March 24th, 2013, 04:52 PM||#10|
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C
My dept. issues patrol FS and mid sized M&P45's and brass has option for compact of same. They were previoulsy issuing all Glock 23's (.40cal)
|April 14th, 2014, 03:55 AM||#15|
Join Date: Jul 2013
Ok, quick question. Obviously I'm not a LEO, but why would a department issue different types of weapons to detectives-patrol? Just curious, thanks.
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