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Ten Driver
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1683 Posts

Posted - May 21 2017 :  12:25:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hello,

In an attempt to reduce bandwidth and simplify things, I'm posting this list under a new title with the intention of going back and editing it as required to keep it current.

The list is current to the best of my knowledge, but if you become aware of changes, please chime in, and I'll go back and edit the OP.

Please note that specific load information is not being tracked, because ammunition contracts change so frequently that it makes it impractical to do so.

Thanks,
Mike


Alabama Glock 22/23 (.40 S&W)
Alaska Glock 22/23 (.40 S&W)
Arizona FNH FNS (.40 S&W)
Arkansas Glock 21SF (State Police), Glock 22 (S.P. Highway Patrol) (.45 ACP, .40 S&W)
California S&W M&P (.40 S&W)
Colorado S&W M&P (.40 S&W)
Connecticut Sig P220 (.45 ACP)
Delaware Sig P229 (.357Sig)
Florida Glock 37 (.45 GAP)
Georgia Glock 17 (9mm)
Hawaii (DPS) Sig P320 (9mm)
Idaho Glock 21 (.45 ACP) or Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
Illinois Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
Indiana Sig P227 (.45 ACP)
Iowa S&W M&P (.40 S&W)
Kansas Glock 21 (.45 ACP)
Kentucky Glock 35 (.40 S&W)
Lousiana Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
Maine HK USP (.45 ACP)
Maryland Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
Massachusetts S&W M&P (.45 ACP)
Michigan Glock 17 (9mm)
Minnesota Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
Mississippi Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
Missouri Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
Montana Sig P229 (.357Sig)
Nebraska Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
Nevada Sig P229 (.40 S&W)
New Hampshire S&W M&P (.45 ACP)
New Jersey Glock 19 (9mm)
New Mexico S&W M&P (.357 Sig)
New York Glock 37 (.45 GAP)
North Carolina Sig P226(.357 Sig)
North Dakota Sig P320 (9mm)
Ohio Sig P229/P226 (.40 S&W)
Oklahoma Sig P320 (9mm)
Oregon S&W M&P (.40 S&W)
Pennsylvania Sig Sauer P227 (.45 ACP)
Rhode Island Sig P229 (.357Sig)
South Carolina Glock 17 (9mm)
South Dakota Sig P229 (.357 Sig)
Tennessee Glock 31 (.357Sig)
Texas Sig P320 (9mm)
Utah Glock 22 (.40 S&W) (with approved options in 9mm, .40 S&W, .45 ACP)
Vermont S&W M&P (.40 S&W)
Virginia Sig P229RDAK (.357Sig)
Washington S&W M&P (.40 S&W)
West Virginia S&W 4566TSW (.45 ACP)
Wisconsin Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
Wyoming Glock 22 (.40 S&W)

Edited by - Ten Driver on December 11 2017 03:38:07 AM

4949shooter
Senior Member

USA
584 Posts

Posted - May 22 2017 :  6:21:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you Ten Driver
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oldmuleskinner
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795 Posts

Posted - May 22 2017 :  8:29:45 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I think that it would also be interesting to see what the very large metropolitan PDs issue.

Each of us is an innkeeper, and we decide if there is room for Jesus.
Neal A. Maxwell
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Badge
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USA
1648 Posts

Posted - May 23 2017 :  01:11:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Surprisingly many do not actually " issue ", a weapon but have mandated guidelines on what weapons and calibers can be carried. My agency while not enormous, 600or so sworn when I came on had a list of approved and we were mandated department issued ammunition. Others may have a different situation.

MSS
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Frogfoot
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USA
831 Posts

Posted - May 23 2017 :  02:38:51 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks much for the information. It would appear that the .40 S&W isn't fading away like I've been hearing and that surprisingly, the .357 Sig and .45 GAP have a pretty good showing despite not being household names.

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. - Sir Winston Churchill
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esq_stu
Senior Member

USA
907 Posts

Posted - May 25 2017 :  08:34:39 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Surprised there are so few 9mm. What happened to the argument we keep hearing that modern 9mm self defense ammo terminal performance is becoming comparable to bigger/hotter calibers? Or was that "fake news"?

Kol Tuv (All the best!)

-- esq_stu

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LittleBill
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4377 Posts

Posted - May 25 2017 :  08:49:13 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Perhaps the key word is becoming comparable.

Maybe those going beyond the 9 reason that any advantage-- however slight-- is worth going after...?

"Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at its testing point"--- C.S. Lewis

"There are some ideas so foolish that only an intellectual could believe them"--- George Orwell

Slow Is Smooth, Smooth Is Fast

Edited by - LittleBill on May 25 2017 08:49:39 AM
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gauchobill
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1039 Posts

Posted - May 26 2017 :  06:14:03 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The only one I question is the .45Gap used by Florida and Georgia State Troopers. With the availability of the other big 3, I don't get it.
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fsilber
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USA
512 Posts

Posted - June 10 2017 :  7:47:47 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Frogfoot

Thanks much for the information. It would appear that the .40 S&W isn't fading away like I've been hearing and that surprisingly, the .357 Sig and .45 GAP have a pretty good showing despite not being household names.

I can think of a couple of hypotheses, though I have no idea whether either is valid:
  • Perhaps state police (typically highway patrol) see greater need for power than city and county police due to a greater need to shoot through cars (which would explain the .40s&w, not the .45acp) or to put down large animals (deer or cows that have been hit).
  • Now that so many people already own guns in .40 s&w, the manufacturers was to create planned obsolescence by having gun writers convince readers that now only the 9mm is cool.

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LittleBill
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4377 Posts

Posted - June 10 2017 :  10:11:55 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for posting, Ten Driver.

"Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at its testing point"--- C.S. Lewis

"There are some ideas so foolish that only an intellectual could believe them"--- George Orwell

Slow Is Smooth, Smooth Is Fast
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gw
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3984 Posts

Posted - June 11 2017 :  08:17:30 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by esq_stu

Surprised there are so few 9mm. What happened to the argument we keep hearing that modern 9mm self defense ammo terminal performance is becoming comparable to bigger/hotter calibers? Or was that "fake news"?



the ammo shortage is over, ammo prices and availability might be part of the answer




"Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..."
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Badge
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USA
1648 Posts

Posted - June 11 2017 :  09:14:20 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
In the early 80's FHP issued 158 grain .357 magnum ammunition with Soft Point projectiles with vehicular penetration in mind.

MSS
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Ten Driver
Advanced Member

1683 Posts

Posted - June 20 2017 :  12:18:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
North Dakota updated. Highway Patrol announced they're changing from P229 in .357 Sig to P320 in 9mm
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Ten Driver
Advanced Member

1683 Posts

Posted - December 11 2017 :  03:36:03 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Our friend Mas Ayoob advises that the following updates are in order:

Georgia Glock 17 (9mm)
South Carolina Glock 17 (9mm)
Texas Sig P320 (9mm)

One of his readers also advises that Wyoming issues Glock 22s, not 35s.

List updated.
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