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Border Patrol Now Experiencing an Ammunition Shortage

sochermit Wrote: Apr 08, 2013 11:53 AM
They should buy target ammo for target practice. They should take the ammo they give to agencies that do not need firearms or ammo and give it to agencies that do need it, like the Border Patrol. We have far to many agencies with firearms.

Despite the Department of Homeland Security recently putting in orders to purchase billions of rounds of hollow point ammunition for a purpose of what officials say is target practice, training and quarterly qualifications, Border Patrol agents were told yesterday afternoon that they will not be issued any new proficiency ammunition for next quarter.

Townhall has obtained an email that was sent to Border Patrol agents stationed in the El Centro border sector by a supervisor.

Enforcement Personnel,

Due to budget concerns and ammunition availability, we will not be getting issued any proficiency ammunition for next...