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Handguns Carried by Huntsville Police
(past & present)

The Colt "Commando" revolver

Caliber: .38 Special
Capacity: 6 rounds
Barrel Length: 4"
Carried by many Officers of the 1940's, 1950's, and 1960's.

Smith & Wesson Model 15 Combat Masterpiece
Caliber: 38
Capacity: 6 Rounds
Barrel Length: 4"
Carried by many Officers Prior to 1980

Smith & Wesson Model 37
Caliber: 38
Capacity: 5 Rounds
Barrel Length: 1 3/4"
Carried by Investigators from 1980-1991

Investigators  had the option of carrying a
 Smith & Wesson Model 36 Chief (2" Nickel) or  Smith & Wesson Model 19 (2.5" Nickel)\

Smith & Wesson Model 19 Combat Magnum

Caliber: .357/.38+P
Capacity 6 Rounds
Barrel Length: 6"
Carried by Officers from 1980-1991

Beretta 92FS
Caliber: 9mm
Capacity: 10-15-17 Rounds Depending on Magazine
Barrel Length: 4.9"
Carried by all Sworn Personnel 1991- 2013

Smith & Wesson M&P

Caliber: 9mm
Capacity:17 Round Magazine
Barrel Length: 4.25"
Currently Carried by all Sworn Personnel



Officers are also issued Benelli Nova 12 ga. Pump Shotgun &
AR-15 Patrol Rifle
Carried by uniform officers - 2001- Present

Prior to 1980, if an Officer could qualify with the weapon, the Officer could carry any  of the above calibers

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