Press release [via Ammoland.com]
GLOCK has been chosen as the next generation pistol by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and will be replacing their current Sig Sauer pistol. [ED: P229 compact-
GLOCK’s safe and reliable design is the number one choice of Canadian law enforcement. GLOCK provides the highest level of customer support and its pistols are extremely cost effective to maintain, which are both critical issues for any law enforcement agency. “We are excited to be working with the OPP, which is one of Canada’s premier law enforcement agencies, and look forward to a long relationship with it,” said James Cassells, GLOCK Canadian Sales Manager.
The OPP is one of North America’s largest law enforcement agencies with more than 6,200 uniformed officers, 3,100 civilian employees, and 800 Auxiliary officers. It provides essential services that ensure the safety and security of the people of the Province of Ontario and is responsible for policing over one million square kilometers of land and waterways.
The OPP further provides frontline policing services to more than 320 Ontario municipalities and patrols over 126,000 kilometers of provincial roadways. It has many specialized units, including drug enforcement, aviation, explosive disposal, search and rescue, canine, and emergency response.
About GLOCK, Inc.
GLOCK is a leading global manufacturer of firearms. The simple, safe design of GLOCK’s polymer-based pistols revolutionized the firearms industry and made GLOCK pistols a favorite of military and law enforcement agencies worldwide and among pistol owners. In 2017, GLOCK celebrates its 31st Anniversary in the United States. Renowned for featuring three safeties, GLOCK pistols offer users of every lifestyle confidence they can rely on. GLOCK, Inc. is based in Smyrna, Georgia. For more information, please visit us.glock.com.