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File #: 15-0149    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/27/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/24/2015 Final action: 2/24/2015
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Procurement and Contracts Division, recommending the Board declare sixty-four (64) service weapons as surplus and approve the sale of the weapons to the sworn officers in the Sheriff's Department.
Attachments: 1. A - Memo from Sheriff Department 2-24-15, 2. B - List of Surplus Weapons 2-24-15
Title
Chief Administrative Office, Procurement and Contracts Division, recommending the Board declare sixty-four (64) service weapons as surplus and approve the sale of the weapons to the sworn officers in the Sheriff's Department.
Body
Fiscal Impact
The Sheriff's Armory will collect $300.00 plus tax from each purchasing sworn officer and process all necessary paperwork for the transfer of ownership.

Background
Public Contract Code section 10334(c) states:

(c) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), any peace officer as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, employed by the State of California who is authorized to carry firearms may purchase his or her state-issued service firearm if the person's department head directs the department to change its state-issued service weapon system. The cost of the service firearm shall be the fair market value as listed in the annual Blue Book of Gun Values or replacement cost, whichever is less, of the firearm issued as determined by the department head, plus a charge for the cost of handling. The requesting officer shall request to purchase his or her firearm in writing to the department within 10 calendar days of receiving the new state-issued weapon.

Reason for Recommendation
The Sheriff's Officers are currently using model year 2001 Glock 22 DRT Generation 3 pistols; the Sheriff has decided to upgrade all department-issued firearms to model year 2014 Glock 22 Generation 3 pistols. These pistols have many manufacturer upgrades compared to the 2001 models.

Sixty-four duty weapons are being replaced by newer models, the Sheriff's Office would like to offer the surplus duty weapons for sale to the sworn officers to whom they were assigned for $300.00 each plus tax. If the sworn officer that was issued the weapon does not choose to purchase the it, the weapon will then be offered for sale to other sworn officers by seniority, in accordance with the Sheriff's Office policy...

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