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Discussion in 'Caliber Corner' started by glock20c10mm, May 21, 2011.


  1. glock20c10mm

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    Can anyone find fault with this list that they know for a fact? I had heard Mississippi carried 357 SIG in a Glock 31. Can anyway say for sure?

    Alabama Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
    Alaska Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
    Arizona Sig P226R, Sig P229R, Sig P239R (.40 S&W) (officer supposedly gets to choose either of the 3 platform choices)
    Arkansas Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
    California S&W 4006TSW (.40 S&W)
    Colorado S&W M&P (.40 S&W)
    Connecticut Sig P226/P229 (.40 S&W)
    Delaware Sig P229 DAK (.357Sig)
    Florida Glock 37 GEN4 (.45 GAP)
    Georgia Glock 37 (.45 GAP)
    Hawaii (State Sheriff's Office, Honolulu) S&W M&P (9mm)
    Idaho Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
    Illinois Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
    Indiana Glock 17 (9mm)
    Iowa S&W M&P (.40 S&W)
    Kansas Glock 21SF (.45 ACP)
    Kentucky Glock 35 (.40 S&W)
    Lousiana Glock 17 RTF2 or Glock 22 RTF2 (9mm or 40S&W) (officers choice)
    Maine HK USP (.45 ACP)
    Maryland Beretta Px4D Storm (.40 S&W)
    Massachusetts Sig P226R DAK, or, Sig P229R DAK (.40 S&W), or, Sig P220R DAK (45 ACP) (officers choice of any of the 3 platforms)
    Michigan Sig P226 (.40 S&W)
    Minnesota Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
    Mississippi Glock 31 (.357 SIG)
    Missouri Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
    Montana Sig P229R (.357Sig)
    Nebraska Glock 21SF (.45 ACP)
    Nevada SIG P229 (.40 S&W)
    New Hampshire S&W M&P (.45 ACP)
    New Jersey Sig 228 (9mm)
    New Mexico S&W M&P (.357 Sig)
    New York Glock 37 (.45 GAP)
    North Carolina S&W M&P (.357Sig)
    North Dakota SIG P226 (.357SIG)
    Ohio Sig P229/P226 (.40 S&W)
    Oklahoma Sig P226R DAK (.357Sig)
    Oregon S&W M&P(.40 S&W)
    Pennsylvania Glock 37 (.45 GAP)
    Rhode Island Sig P226R DAK (.357Sig)
    South Carolina Glock 37 (.45 GAP)
    South Dakota SIG P229 (357 SIG)
    Tennessee Glock 31 (.357Sig)
    Texas Sig P226 DAK (.357Sig)
    Utah Glock 22 (.40 S&W)
    Vermont SIG P220R DAK (.45 ACP)
    Virginia Sig P229R DAK (.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)
     

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  2. Kansas Slim

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    I only see a type. For Kentucky you said the G34 is a .40S&W. They carry the G35. Other than that it looks like a solid list to me... although I'm not the most knowledgeable about such topics.
     

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    Craig - It looks accurate as far as I know. There was a post a while back with a link to Fed. and State agencies and it is what I remember. I know the 357sigs agencies are accurate and PA's GAP. I had not heard of Mississippi carrying 357 sigs though.
     
  4. glock20c10mm

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    Thank you, and corrected!:thumbsup:
     
  5. pisc1024

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    Craig,
    Colorado State Patrol uses S&W M&P in .40 cal.
     
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    Nebraska State Patrol has switched to the Glock 21 SF. I've talked to several troopers here about it and it is statewide.
     
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    There have been several instances in the last year where I've noticed some agencies moving from .40 to something else. Kind of interesting.

    Not sure how accurate this list is any more but it's a point of cross reference:

    https://sites.google.com/site/worldinventory/
     
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  8. glock20c10mm

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    Thany You Both! They have been corrected.
    Craig
     
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    I know first hand that AL troopers carry a G22. Might not be incorrect, but I have never seen one carrying a G23.
     
  10. glock20c10mm

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    I thought that to seem a tad strange. Same for AK, showing both the G22 and G23. I'm going to leave it as is for now, at least till it seems someone can verify there are no G23s, especially since the G22 is listed already anyway.

    Thanks for the input.
     
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    I remember a much older list. Seems the 357sig is popping up more and more along with the .45GAP and the poor 9mm is all but disappeared. The .40S&W is still dominate though, but starting to lose a little ground.

    The .40S&W basically replaced the 9mm, and was a middle ground for LE's that wanted a smaller frame, higher capacity sidearm. and now LE has found a fork in the road as they are either going for the high velocity sig or the wide bore 45.

    What's next, the 5.7FN?
     
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    Please don't say that! That's just what the mall ninjas need to hear! :tongueout:
     
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    In october of 10' I got pulled over in wisconsin by HP or SP and he had a Glock in his holster.
     
  14. glock20c10mm

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    Can anyone else shed more light on this?
     
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    Thank You cowboy1964. I hadn't even got around to looking at the link you posted yet. At any rate, this link appears up-to-date, so consider it changed.
     
  17. glock20c10mm

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    Ok, finally got through comparing every state with the link you provided. It did cause some changes, mostly in platform, like from Glock to SIG to M&P, or whatever. Though your link did cause me to change North Dakota to 357 SIG, with a couple or so other calibers changed too.
     
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    I had heard Mississippi carried 357 SIG in a Glock 31. Can anyway say for sure?

    This is accurate, they switched over a year ago.
     
  19. collim1

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    WOW, it does not appear one single state allows officers to choose their own sidearm.

    I have never understood this. I am required to carry my issued P226 in .40

    Luckily for me I like the Sig, but would much prefer to carry a P220R with a light.
     
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    Wow, Beretta has sure lost a lot of ground over the last 10, 15 years. Only one, and that's in their home state. :sigh: