New recruits in NYPD will be issued firearms with a trigger pull of
5 lbs this October. Current officers will continue to use firearms with a 12 lb trigger pull.
For reference, here are the trigger pull weights of some of the more popular guns today:
- Sig Sauer 365 - 6 lbs
- Glock 43X - 8 lbs
- M&P Shield EZ - 4.5 lbs
If you’d like to read more about the change, here’s a link to one article: NYPD will issue easier-to-shoot guns to new recruits - New York Daily News