News|Industry News Staccato is known for making some of the best competition pistols on the firearms market. Recently, the company has changed its name from STI Firearms to Staccato when […]
Staccato is known for making some of the best competition pistols on the firearms market. Recently, the company has changed its name from STI Firearms to Staccato when introducing the Staccato brand of 2011s. This decision was made to reflect the change in philosophy and where the company was headed strategically in the market place. The company was focusing on making the Staccato the brand of choice for duty pistols for law enforcement. While also making the Staccato a viable option for a self-defense pistol.
Last week, Staccato announced that 250 law enforcement agencies around the U.S. has approved the Staccato 2011 as an option for duty pistols. This news is showing that Staccato change in philosophy and strategy is working for the Texas based firearms company.
Below is the press release from Staccato in regards to law enforcement agencies approving the pistol for duty.
Georgetown, TX: Staccato 2011, LLC announced today a company milestone: over 250 law enforcement agencies across the country have approved Staccato 2011® pistols for duty use. Law enforcement is embracing Staccato not only for the company’s high-performing pistols, but also for its ongoing support that includes training. Major departments approving Staccato include LA County Sheriffs, Riverside County Sheriffs, and the Long Beach Police Department.
“We forged our first law enforcement relationships under two years ago. In this short amount of time, the positive response for Staccato has been humbling; we are proud to serve thousands of officers who carry our pistols both on and off-duty,” said Marine Corps veteran Nate Horvath, CEO, Staccato.
“Departments are approving Staccato 2011® pistols for their superior performance in qualification tests that include pistol reliability, accuracy, and ergonomics/efficiency,” said Buck Pierson (USMC GySgt ret.), Staccato’s Director of Law Enforcement and Military Business. “Departments are also choosing Staccato for our partnership mentality and ongoing support. We provide free 2011® transition courses for law enforcement, a 2011® armorers course, and other specialized on-site department instruction. Instruction is led by senior Staccato team members like Mike Pannone [former US Marine Reconnaissance, Army Special Forces (Green Beret), 1st SFOD-D (Delta) and the Asymmetric Warfare Group)], Matt Little (former Army Special Forces and Chicago PD SWAT), and Master Gunsmiths,” said Pierson.
Patrick Dougherty, Sgt. Long Beach Police Department, was a part of LBPD’s year-long evaluation of Staccato. Beyond pistol qualification, Dougherty explains that LBPD’s partnership with Staccato is valued deeply, especially in today’s climate. “LBPD appreciates everything Staccato has done for us, and the stance the company has taken alongside law enforcement when very few will publicly do that. Courage is the rarest of traits, and we thank Staccato for supporting us.”
Staccato provides law enforcement, military, and first responders a discount on pistols and magazines. As a veteran-led, Texas-based company that only uses American materials and parts, Staccato is proud to serve those who protect our freedoms daily.
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