NEWINGTON, N.H. (November 19, 2015) — SIG SAUER, Inc., a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of law enforcement and military firearms, is pleased to announce that the Hawaii Department of Public Safety has selected the SIG SAUER® P320® as the agency’s next service firearm and chosen SIG SAUER V-Crown Duty and SIG SAUER FMJ ammunition.
The HDPS conducted an extensive independent testing of several 9mm handguns from a number of manufacturers, including SIG SAUER. At the conclusion of the testing, the Hawaii Department of Public Safety selected the 9mm P320 Full Size and Carry due to the platform’s reliability, accuracy, ease of operation, safety, care and maintenance, and cost. The contracts called for more than 725 pistols and more than 1 million rounds of ammunition to be delivered within 60 days of both contract awards.
SIG SAUER delivered all 725 weapons and more than 1.2 million rounds of ammunition ahead of schedule as well as coordinated the transition training and armorer certification of 25 HDPS personnel within a week of delivery.
The Hawaii Department of Public Safety is comprised of a Law Enforcement and Corrections Divisions that are responsible for traffic regulation, corrections and law enforcement services across the state. The HDPS is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, and currently has approximately 1,450 Law Enforcement Officers and Corrections Officers.
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