Police department to get 102 new pistols

Police department to get 102 new pistols
(Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The Jonesboro Police Department will soon get $45,000 worth of new pistols.

An ordinance presented to the Jonesboro City Council Tuesday passed unanimously and with an emergency clause, meaning it goes into effect immediately.

According to the ordinance, Cruse Uniforms & Equipment extended an offer to the police department to trade in their current, older police pistols for $30,300.

In exchange, they'll receive 102 new Glock police enforcement pistols for a total sum of $14,964.

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