Brazilian Police Recall 98,000 Taurus 24/7 DS Pistols

    The São Paulo State Military Police (PMSP), a gendarmerie tasked with the state’s non-investigative police work, have recalled all of the 98,000 (no, not a typo) .40 S&W Taurus 24/7 DS pistols issued to their personnel after discovering that some of them could be discharged without the trigger being pulled. In the video below, from, demonstrates how easily the faulty pistols can be discharged …

    Taurus (Brazil, not Taurus USA) technicians will be investigating the problem and have promised an official comment soon.

    Thanks to Paulo for the tip.

    Steve Johnson

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