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Hillsborough County Florida Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) Purchases B&T USA APC9 PRO Platforms

Tampa, FL (August 22, 2022) – B&T USA is honored to announce the State of Florida’s Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) has purchased B&T APC9 PRO platforms equipped with Glock lower receivers, folding stocks, Aimpoint Micro T1 sighting systems, 22mm B&T quick-detach mounts and Vertx Ready Pack 2.0 carriage systems. These compact packages are destined for use within the department’s School Resource Officer program, Detective Bureau, and other specialized units within the Sheriff’s Office.

“HCSO has well-earned reputation for professionalism and top-tier service to its substantial population” stated Irving Luce, President, B&T USA. “B&T could not be more honored to provide the hardworking Deputies of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office with our specialized equipment to help them with their challenging assignments as they effectively serve their communities.”

“Many of our specially selected Deputies have been employing B&T USA APC9 models for several years now, and the feedback I have received from them is they couldn’t be more satisfied with the performance of these modern, compact and versatile 9mm platforms” stated Sheriff Chad Chronister, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. “Given the complex nature of some of the more specialized calls for service we have been responding to, expanding the issuance of this high-performance platform provides Deputies with a necessary tool to ensure the security of those we have been entrusted to protect.”

The APC9 PRO is a lightweight, compact, versatile platform utilizing a hydraulic buffer system to drastically reduce felt recoil and muzzle rise and is the workhorse of the APC PRO line. The platform offers functional features to include dual auto-folding, non-reciprocating and ambidextrous charging handles, ergonomic lower feature sets that include a side positioned bolt hold open/release and a replaceable M4 compatible grip.

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9 Responses to “Hillsborough County Florida Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) Purchases B&T USA APC9 PRO Platforms”

  1. SShink says:

    What’s the back-pack?

  2. riley says:

    yup. more guns in schools. great

    • Jack Griffin says:

      Don’t worry, brah… based on recent events it is clear that this product is only for sitting in parking lots and standing in hallways.

  3. Jack says:

    I applaud this as step in the right direction to protect children. I hope the 9mm round is enough rather than a .5.56mm but understand the over penetration issues posed by an M4/HK416 platform

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