March 29, 2013
LEAGUE CITY -- League City will purchase of 125 Glock pistols with night sights for it's 111 police officers.
The officers have always been required to buy their own pistols, and the city provided ammo.
The purchase will cost the city about $116,000 including the ammo.
Officials say the purchase will save the city about $18,000 over 5 years.
Ammo for the Generation IV Glock 17 pistols is said to be less expensive than the ammo for the various firearms the officers are now carrying.
The purchase of the large quantity of ammo is to insure there is a sufficient supply on hand in case there becomes a shortage due to the high demand for the ammo in the market place.