By Matthew Stephens
Cheney Free Press 

Council weighs firearms request

Newer guns sought to replace Glock Model 17s

 

Last updated 8/31/2023 at 4:49pm



AIRWAY HEIGHTS – The City Council unanimously moved forward with a Police Department request to purchase additional firearms during the Aug. 28 study session.

According to Police Chief Brad Richmond, the department needs to allocate additional guns.

Richmond is looking to surplus 20 Glock Model 17 fourth-generation handguns so they can reinvest in newer firearms.

Once older firearms are sold as surplus, the proceeds would be put back in the budget to use for future equipment purchases, Richmond said.

But the department does not currently have an adequate surplus to fall back on.

“As we...



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