GLOCK continues to serve as the primary service weapon of choice for US law enforcement agencies. GLOCK pistols are currently preferred by 65% of law enforcement agencies and growing. During the first quarter of 2018, over a dozen new agencies switched to GLOCK pistols from a competitor.
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Among the many agencies to choose GLOCK over several competitors are the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the West Virginia State Police.
“Reliability is synonymous with GLOCK: the weapons work when you need them to. In law enforcement, a weapon’s reliability can mean the difference between life and death,” said LCpl Colbert with the South Carolina Highway Patrol. “When our officers leave for work every day there’s usually only two things we make absolutely sure we have – our GLOCK and our body armor!”
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GLOCK’s safe and reliable design coupled with the highest level of customer support make them the number one choice of law enforcement in the United States. The cost effectiveness of pistol maintenance and quality customer service are critical issues for any law enforcement agency. “We are excited to welcome these agencies to the GLOCK family and to provide consistent reliability to those who go into harms way,” said GLOCK, Inc. VP Josh Dorsey.