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

Speer Ammunition was recently awarded the New York Police Department (NYPD) 9mm Training and Service Pistol Ammo contract for Speer 124-grain Gold Dot. The handgun service 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 pleased to report that the NYPD has once again selected the Speer Gold Dot 9mm 124-grain +P as their ammunition of choice,” said Hal Price, Speer’s senior director of law enforcement ammunition sales. “The approximately 36,000 officers will use this ammunition exclusively for service and training. We are proud to win this contract and excited to have the opportunity to continue working with the NYPD.” The partnership with Speer and the NYPD, one of the nation’s oldest, most prestigious and most recognized law enforcement agencies, began in 2001.

Speer Gold Dot has set an industry benchmark for both self-defense and mandatory wear, earning the trust of consumers and law enforcement around the world. The bullet features a pressure-formed lead core that is bonded to an extremely uniform single-atom jacket while virtually eliminating separation on impact for more weight retention and consistent depths of penetration. The Gold Dot hollow point design expands consistently across a wide range of barriers. Reliable starting and cycling is achieved by 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,” Price continued. “We are very pleased with this prestigious contract award. It validates the high level of trust that our national law enforcement agencies have in our extremely reliable and innovative ammunition.”

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