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By Drew Bryant
October 17th, 2023,

Speer Ammunition has earned a well-deserved reputation for producing premium defensive ammunition tailored for law enforcement and personal defense. Their hollow point ammunition, available for both pistols and rifles, stands out as a lethal and exceptionally crafted choice. Over time, Speer Gold Dot has emerged as the top ammunition preference for numerous police agencies across the United States and globally. Notably, the Miami-Dade Police Department recently entrusted Speer Ammunition with a significant contract to manufacture 9mm 124-grain +P and .223 Rem 75-grain Gold Dot ammunition.

Below, is the press release from Speer on being awarded the Miami-Dade Ammunition Contract.

Press Release

LEWISTON, Idaho – October 4, 2023 – Speer was recently awarded Law Enforcement ammunition contracts from the Miami-Dade Police Department in Florida. The 9mm duty handgun ammunition contract is for Speer Law Enforcement 124-grain +P Gold Dot, and the 223 Rem. duty rifle ammunition contract is for 75-grain Speer Gold Dot.

“Miami-Dade is the eighth largest police department in the United States with approximately 3,500 officers. We are extremely proud of this important contract award,” said Steven Jenkins, Senior Law Enforcement Sales Specialist for Speer. “It validates the high level of trust that our nation’s law enforcement agencies have with our extremely reliable and innovative products.

Designed to deliver the high performance today’s law enforcement officers demand. Each Speer LE Gold Dot bullet is individually engineered to provide shot-to-shot uniformity and ensure optimum performance when fired through a variety of barriers. The result is a cartridge that provides officers the ultimate defense in lethal force confrontations.

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