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Polk County FL Sheriff’s Office Selects American Defense Mfg UIC Rifles

New Berlin, WI. August 2018 – American Defense Manufacturing® is pleased to announce the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has selected the UIC Mod 1 LE-X 11.5” SBR (Short Barrel Rifle) as their official SWAT rifle. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency serving Polk County, Florida. Polk County is the fourth largest county in the State, with approximately 2,010 total square miles, and is the ninth most populated county with an estimated population of 646,989.

“The Polk County Sheriff’s Office awards the bidder whose bid is determined, in writing, to be the most advantageous, taking into consideration price and criteria set forth in the Invitation-To-Bid (ITB). We consider in part, but not limited to, quality offered, delivery terms, budget requirements, location, and service reputation of the vendor, in determining the most advantageous bid” Said David Rounds, Deputy Director Central Services Bureau.

The UIC Mod 1 LE-X 11.5” SBR rifle combines premium components, exceptional performance, accurate barrels (provided by Rosco Mfg®), and dependability that law enforcement agencies can count on day after day. It provides

officers with full ambidextrous controls to include charging handle, safety selector, magazine release, and bolt catch and release to improve the usability whether left or right handed. In addition, American Defense Mfg® is committed to

supporting agencies beyond the sale by providing immediate, temporary replacement of any American Defense Mfg® rifle used in a critical incident and taken out of service for evidentiary purposes. American Defense Mfg® “Ready Reserve” Program provides immediate, temporary replacement of any ADM rifle that is destroyed in the line of duty in order to reduce department disruption and maintain 100% stock in the departments armory.

“We are very proud to have been selected by Polk County Sheriff’s Office and are confident our rifle platform will exceed their expectations.” Said William Phebus, Director of Sales. “American Defense is not just a firearm assembler, American Defense Mfg® operates a full manufacturing facility, where we can control quality and maintain strict tolerances through all manufactured parts that result in superior performance and reliability”

Delivery of the UIC Mod 1 LE-X 11.5” SBR is estimated to begin in Q4 2018.

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One Response to “Polk County FL Sheriff’s Office Selects American Defense Mfg UIC Rifles”

  1. miclo18d says:

    Sheriff Grady Judd…

    …..need I say more?