Smith & Wesson Secures Two Texas
Law Enforcement Contracts


( — Smith & Wesson has been awarded firearm contracts in Texas from the Austin Police Department and from the San Antonio Police Officers Association.

The Austin Police Department selected the Smith & Wesson M&P40 polymer pistol as the new standard agency side arm. As part of the full department conversion, the Austin Police Department ordered 1,775 M&P pistols chambered in .40 S&W.

The San Antonio Police Officers Association ordered 550 Smith & Wesson M&P15A patrol rifles for individual officer purchase. The Smith & Wesson M&P15A has been custom ordered by the private organization and the rifles are approved for on-duty use. The M&P15A rifles were made available with added features such as engraving, individual officer badge numbers, and other individual officer identification marks.

Introduced in 2006, the Smith & Wesson M&P Rifle Series is now available in 16 different configurations. The M&P Rifle Series has been selected for service or as an approved-carry firearm by more than 425 law enforcement agencies in the United States.


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