Police put firearms to the test

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 05 July, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 05 July, 2001, 12:00am

SAR police have tested more than a dozen handguns at the Mount Butler Firing Range to select a replacement for the .38 Colt Detective Special currently in use. The gun will need replacing in two years because the American manufacturer no longer makes parts for the firearm.