Originally Posted by ryan42
quote from larry potterfield "If law enforement used 1911"s there would be alot of them shooting themselves in the foot,A big reason law enforcement went with glocks is for there safety"s you just point and shoot.and end quote"
More evidence that the police are, in general, poorly trained in firearms.
To be fair, they have a ton of material to cover, so expecting mastery in everything is unrealistic. A bullet from an uber-simple Glock is just as effective as one from any other comparable gun, and they're priced right, so it's a logical choice.