After 14 years of carrying the Sig Sauer P228 in 9mm, the New Jersey State Police has upgraded to the P229 Enhanced Elite in 9mm as its new duty pistol.
The decision to remain with Sig Sauer was based on the long track record of reliability, accuracy and durability, as tested by troopers in the field, according to a release. The P229 Enhanced Elite adds the one-piece enhanced ergonomic grip, which provides a better fit for a wider range of hands.
The New Jersey State Police will take delivery of 2,800 P229 Enhanced Elite pistols.
“The agency has been a valued member of the Sig Law Enforcement community for [more than] a decade,” said Tom Jankiewicz, Sig Sauer Executive Director of Law Enforcement Sales. “We look forward to another decade of service with their new P229s.”
Founded in 1921, the New Jersey State Police patrol is “committed to protect, preserve and safeguard the constitutional and civil rights of all citizens through impartial and courteous law enforcement with integrity and professionalism.”
For more information on the P229 and other products from Sig Sauer, please visit SigSauer.com.
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