The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) recently selected Federal Premium ammunition for multiple firearms platforms, including .45 Auto, .308 Win, and 12-gauge duty requirements. The contract, with up to seven option years, will begin delivery immediately, with the LAPD servicing the department through regional distribution.
“Federal Premium is proud to provide the men and women of the LAPD with the highest quality duty ammunition,” said Jason Vanderbrink, president of Federal. “At Federal Premium Law Enforcement, we understand that officer safety is paramount, and that's why we have developed a full line of LE ammunition, with options for every department and every situation”
The contract addresses multiple platform needs, utilizing Federal Premium Law Enforcement products. Tactical HST offers consistent expansion and optimum penetration for terminal performance in .45 Auto, Federal Gold Medal .308 Win. will serve marksmen, and 12-gauge Tactical Buckshot transforms the most basic police shotgun into a precision shooting tool.
The LAPD is an organization of approximately 13,000 sworn and civilian employees. The City of Los Angeles is 468 square miles, operating the third-largest municipal police department in the United States and serving an estimated population of over 4 million people.
Federal, headquartered in Anoka, Minn., is a brand of Vista Outdoor Inc. For more, go to federalpremium.com.