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Old 01-14-2006, 06:22 AM   #1
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Hi there all,



This may be more of a daunting task than what I anticipate, but a simple/complex question because of multiple choices.



What is the caliber/cartridge choice of your local, province/state LEO agency?



I realize that there may be multiple calibers/choice for each. However, select the largest and most prevalent choice in your location and please feel free to modify with any comments.



I have noticed over the years that there is also a propensity for many local agencies to follow the lead of their state and federal/national agencies.



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Old 01-14-2006, 10:35 AM   #2
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Hello. In my neck of the woods in agencies giving a choice, .45 ACP seems to be the most popular.



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In my area my dept. and most of the local town PDs carry the .40 cal Glock so I voted for the .40. However, the city pd and the state police carry 9mm Glocks so there may actually be numerically more 9mms.



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Old 01-14-2006, 02:02 PM   #4
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To be perfectly honest, I don't know what my local officers are carrying. When I see uniformed officers, some are carrying Glocks in 9mm, some in .40, and some are carryin S&Ws in 9mm or .40. Occassionally, I see an officer carrying a Sig in .357 Sig or .45 ACP.



I'm going to opt for .357 Sig though, since I know it's the current issue round for Texas DPS.



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Old 01-14-2006, 03:09 PM   #5
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I live out in the county, which now issues .40 S&W. When I lived in the "big city," the county seat, the issue weapon was the 9mm--both of these are the Glock platform.
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Old 01-14-2006, 04:28 PM   #6
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Boy, I can't even vote:



Locals carry .357 SIG, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP

State carries .357 SIG

Federal agencies mostly carry .40 S&W. Among those given a choice, .40 seems to be most popular, with .45 next and 9mm a distant third.



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Old 01-14-2006, 09:25 PM   #7
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Based on the San Antonio city council's procurement authorizations, looks like the SAPD uses .40 S&W 155gr CCI/Speer Gold Dot Hollowpoint. Their issue pistol (according to the SAPD Armory website) is the Glock 22, with its little brother (23?) authorized for carry as well.



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Old 01-16-2006, 01:32 AM   #8
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Just an update...this evening while at dinner I noticed three City of Plano(my locale) officers in the restaurant. ALL three were carrying cocked'n'locked 1911s! I was very surprised when I noted this as the general belief seems to be that cocked'n'locked 1911s are no longer found in duty holsters anywhere. I would presume that all of these 1911s are .45 ACP.



Later at my local mall I noticed an officer with a 9mm Glock 17 in his duty holster. Again, a City of Plano officer. So, I can only conclude that officers purchase their weapons(as the 1911s were customized) and can carry 9mm, .40, or .45.



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PD issues 9mm and the SO issues .40.
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Old 01-17-2006, 09:17 AM   #10
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The big National Guard base up the road from me has its own police force, and one of the officers there carries a well-used Kimber .45. I first met him in a gun shop (SURPRISE), and he cleared his weapon to let me check it out. Like I said, it had been used a good bit, but I noticed that some little personalized bits were added by someone who knows a heck of a lot about handguns. He was loaded with 230-grain Hydra Shoks.
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