Remington® Secures West Virginia Law Enforcement Shotgun Contracts
MADISON, N.C., September 12, 2011 –
Remington Arms Company, LLC is proud to announce the Company has been awarded two West Virginia Law Enforcement contracts.
Remington Law Enforcement Sales was awarded a statewide term contract to supply the West Virginia State Police with Remington Model 870TM Police shotguns. The shotguns, which are specially built to the West Virginia State Police specifications, are based on the law enforcement tested and proven Model 870 pump action platform and are available to Law Enforcement Agencies across West Virginia through the state contract. The West Virginia State Police took delivery of their first contract order in August 2011.
After decades of service in West Virginia, Remington Law Enforcement Sales was selected and awarded a contract to supply the Charleston Police Department, West Virginia's capital city, with two different versions of the time tested Model 870 Police shotgun. These two models of the 870 Police shotguns are being manufactured to the police department's exact specifications.
Partnering with Town Police Supply, the Remington Authorized Law Enforcement wholesaler for West Virginia, Remington will proudly service the needs of the West Virginia Law Enforcement community for years to come.
Since its introduction in 1950, nearly 10 million Model
870 shotguns have been produced. It remains the
overwhelming choice for law enforcement divisions due to
its historical dependability. Through numerous
configurations and variants, the Model 870 platform is
used for law enforcement, military applications and
sporting purposes in more than 50 countries including
the United States.
Arms Company, LLC
Remington Arms Company, LLC, headquartered in Madison, N.C., designs, produces and sells sporting goods products for the hunting and shooting sports markets, as well as solutions to the military, government and law enforcement markets. Founded in 1816 in upstate New York, the Company is one of the nation's oldest continuously operating manufacturers. Remington is the only U.S. manufacturer of both firearms and ammunition products and one of the largest domestic producers of shotguns and rifles. The Company distributes its products throughout the U.S. and in over 55 foreign countries. More information about the Company can be found at www.remington.com.