Albuquerque PD Orders 100 870P Shotguns


( – The Albuquerque (NM) Police Department has ordered 100 more Remington Model 870 Police Magnum shotguns.

Remington has produced more than 10 million Model 870 shotguns. The Model 870 was introduced in 1950 and has a solid steel receiver machined from an 8-pound block of ordnance steel. The shotgun chosen by APD is the Model 870 Police Magnum, which features an 18-inch barrel, parkerized metal finish, black synthetic stock and low-profile sight system.

The 870Ps have long been a large and integral part of APD’s firearms inventory, said APD Commander Tim Gonterman. “We’re looking forward to receiving our most recent shipment.

The Albuquerque Police Department is one of the largest law enforcement entities in the State of New Mexico, serving a city of more than one-half million residents.

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