Virginia State Police tap Sig Sauer P320 as next duty pistol (VIDEO)
By Chris Eger
The Virginia State Police, established in 1932, is composed of three bureaus, with over 2,100 sworn troopers and special agents. (Photo: VSP)
Troopers and special agents working for the Virginia State Police will soon have a Sig P320 at their side.
Sig Sauer announced that the VSP had selected their increasingly popular modular, striker-fired handgun as their next official duty sidearm. As such, it keeps alive a lengthy tradition of the agency using Sigs — being currently equipped with various model P229s chambered in .357 Sig and having previously issued P228s as far back as the early 1990s.
The Sig P320 will join The Virginia State Police as its new official duty pistol. (Photo: Sig Sauer)
“Due to the modularity of the P320 the Virginia State Police now have the ability to easily customize their standard issue firearm for grip preference, without ever compromising the superior Sig Sauer accuracy, reliability, and safety features they have come to rely on,” said Tom Jankiewicz, Sig’s executive vice president for law enforcement sales.
Still a relatively new kid on the handgun market, the P320 was introduced four years ago but since then has since garnered a steady following of law enforcement departments while variants have been adopted by