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Speer Ammunition Awarded Contract to Provide Ammunition to the New York Police Department

LEWISTON, Idaho – April 17, 2023 – Speer Ammunition was recently awarded the New York Police Department (NYPD) 9mm duty and training handgun ammunition contract for Speer 124-grain Gold Dot. The duty handgun contract with the largest law enforcement agency in the United States will supply this agency for up to five years with an expected quantity of several million rounds.

“We are excited to report the NYPD once again chose Speer Gold Dot 9mm 124-grain +P as their ammunition of choice,” said Speer’s Senior Director of Law Enforcement Ammunition Sales, Hal Price. “The approximate 36,000 officers will use this ammunition exclusively for duty and training. We are proud of this contract win, and we are excited to have the opportunity to continue to work with the NYPD.”  The partnership with Speer and NYPD, one of the country’s most recognizable, oldest, and prestigious law enforcement agencies, began in 2001. 

Speer Gold Dot has set an industry benchmark for both self-defense and duty use, earning the trust of consumers and law enforcement world-wide. The bullet features a pressure-formed lead core that is bonded to an extremely uniform jacket a single atom at a time that virtually eliminates separation on impact for more retained weight and consistent penetration depths. The Gold Dot hollow-point design expands consistently through a full range of barriers. Reliable ignition and cycling are delivered thanks to sealed primers and nickel-plated brass.

“The use of Gold Dot technology in this contract ammunition ensures the highest performance threshold and absolute confidence in performance,” continued Price. “We are extremely pleased with this prestigious contract award. It validates the high level of trust that our national law enforcement agencies have with our extremely reliable and innovative ammunition.”

Speer ammunition can be found at dealers nationwide. For more information on all products from Speer or to shop online, visit www.speer.com

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