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Old 09-09-2015, 03:19 PM
Iggy is offline
Join Date: Jun 2012
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Honolulu Police Department makes a stupid gun move, choosing to destroy used and even brand new police firearms rather than give them to another law enforcement agency. That's $500,000 down the drain.

HPD chose to change service weapons from Smith & Wesson 9mm to Glock 17s. Rather than auction the old duty weapons to the public or donate them to another law enforcement agency they instead choose to destroy them including 200 brand new, still in the box, weapons.

Police administrators claimed they had not been able to find a law enforcement agency that wanted the weapons. However the state sheriff's division which uses Smith & Wesson firearms had not been offered the unwanted weapons. I'd be surprised if some law enforcement agency, even if out of state, wouldn't be willing to happily accept them.