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Last week American Defense Manufacturing announced Polk County Sheriff’s Office selected the company’s UIC Mod 1 LE 11.5-inch SBR. Polk County Sheriff selected the new SBR as their official rifle for their SWAT units. Polk County is located in Central Florida about sixty miles away from Orlando. The Polk County Sheriff services the 4th biggest country in the state. Polk County covers about 2,000 square miles with about 670,000 residents.

Below is the press release statements from American Defense Manufacturing and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

American Defense Manufacturing is pleased to announce the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has selected the UIC Mod 1 LE-X 11.5” SBR (Short Barrel Rifle) as their official SWAT rifle. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency serving Polk County, Florida. Polk County is the fourth largest county in the State, with approximately 2,010 total square miles, and is the ninth most populated county with an estimated population of 646,989.

“The Polk County Sheriff’s Office awards the bidder whose bid is determined, in writing, to be the most advantageous, taking into consideration price and criteria set forth in the Invitation-To-Bid (ITB). We consider in part, but not limited to, quality offered, delivery terms, budget requirements, location, and service reputation of the vendor, in determining the most advantageous bid” Said David Rounds, Deputy Director Central Services Bureau.

The UIC Mod 1 LE-X 11.5” rifle combines premium components, exceptional performance and accuracy through Rosco® Manufactured barrels, and dependability that law enforcement agencies can count on day after day. It provides officers with full ambidextrous controls to include charging handle, safety selector, magazine release, and bolt catch and release to improve the usability whether left or right handed. In addition, American Defense is committed to supporting agencies beyond the sale by providing immediate, temporary replacement of any American Defense rifle used in a critical incident and taken out of service for evidentiary purposes. American Defense’s “Ready Reserve” Program provides immediate, temporary replacement of any ADM rifle that is destroyed in the line of duty in order to reduce department disruption and maintain 100% stock in the departments armory.

“We are very proud to have been selected by Polk County Sheriff’s Office and are confident our rifle platform will exceed their expectations.” Said William Phebus, Director of Sales. “American Defense is not just a firearm assembler, but a full manufacturing facility, where we can control quality and maintain strict tolerances through all manufactured parts that result in superior performance and reliability”

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