Kiesler Q & A
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Q. Can I order a firearm by mail on a letterhead and have the gun shipped directly to me?
A. YES! We will ship the firearm to the police department c/o the officer that ordered it (a sample format of letterhead is in this catalog). We cannot ship firearms to New Jersey, New York City, or Washington D.C. or ship assault rifles to California or New Jersery.
Q. Why is there a difference in price between officer letterhead and the police dept.?
A. Generally the reason is federal excise tax. All pistols have 10% and all long guns have 11% federal excise tax (F.E.T.) added to the cost at the factory when sold to police officers or civilians. Police departments are exempt from the tax as well as state tax.
Q. Does Kiesler give credit to police officers?
A. Unfortunately the answer is no. We extend to all police departments open account status, but police officers must pre-pay or use charge cards and add shipping when purchasing. Our margin of profit is so thin we just cannot afford to give open accounts.
Q. Can I fax my letterhead to Kieslers?
A. No. We are required by federal law to have all originals on file.
Q. Can I order two or more firearms of the same make and model?
A. Yes, and No. Some officers do order the same make and model (why, we’re not sure) and some manufacturers allow it but, some don’t. Please call us.
Q. When I order ammunition for the department can I mix and match to get better prices?
A. Yes and No. You can always mix and match to get the beter price as long as the manufacturer is the same. You couldn’t order three cases of Remington and two cases of Federal to get the five case price. Try to order all Remington or all Federal to get the best cost.
TURN THEM INTO EQUIPMENT OR CASH!
Kiesler's has several politically acceptable ways to help your department dispose of confiscated weapons and turn them into a resource. In some areas of the country disposing of confiscated guns is not politically acceptable, so what is the solution? Our company has taken on trade many thousands of pistols, rifles and shotguns during the 30 years we have been in business. Since we have the knowledge, we can steer your department into a trade where your department can get the benefits of trading without the liability.
Kiesler Police Supply has three ways to trade in weapons to suit the political nature of your area.
- NO-RESTRICTIONS: When we receive your weapons under this program, we can resell them to any lawful buyer. This could be law enforcement, military, gun dealers or the general public. Your department gets the highest trade allowance under this program.
- PARTIAL-RESTRICTIONS: This method of trade is generally used when a police department doesn't want the guns resold in the same geographical area or state. Kiesler's can make the guarantee that our sale will conform to the wishes of the department. Because we must sell outside a certain area, the police department will receive about 10 to 20 percent less than with no restrictions.
- SEVERE-RESTRICTIONS: Usually this method of trade is for larger police agencies where confiscated guns are always destroyed. Our guarantee to the police department is that we will sell the weapons only to sworn officers, police departments or export them from the United States. This method may limit the quantity and type of weapons we can accept. Due to the restrictive nature of the sales, and because of record keeping requirements to prove to your department that the guns were in fact sold to law enforcement, our allowances on trade are about 50 percent of value. If we could not buy cheap and sell cheap, we could not attempt this type of transaction.
KIESLER POLICE SUPPLY LE AGENCY SALE TERRITORIES
KIESLER POLICE SUPPLY IS A PACA/POINT BLANK LINE LE DISTRIBUTOR FOR AGENCIES AND OFFICERS IN MINNESOTA, IOWA, MISSOURI, WISCONSIN, ILLINOIS, MICHIGAN, INDIANA, OHIO, AND KENTUCKY. IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THIS TERRITORY, WE CANNOT QUOTE OR SELL YOU PACA OR POINT BLANK PRODUCTS DUE TO THE MANUFACTURER'S SALES TERRITORY RESTRICTIONS.
KIESLER POLICE SUPPLY IS A GLOCK SINGULAR LINE LE DISTRIBUTOR FOR AGENCIES AND OFFICERS IN INDIANA, KENTUCKY, OHIO, MICHIGAN, WISCONSIN, ILLINOIS, IOWA, MISSOURI, AND MINNESOTA. IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THIS TERRITORY, WE CANNOT QUOTE OR SELL YOU NEW GLOCK PISTOLS. WE CAN OFFER YOU NEW GLOCK FACTORY ACCESSORIES WITH NO RESTRICTIONS, INCLUDING GLOCK FACTORY HIGH CAPACITY MAGAZINES, PARTS, KNIVES, AND TACTICAL LIGHTS. WE ALSO OFFER USED OR DEPT. TRADE-IN GLOCK PISTOLS IN OUR CLOSEOUTS SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE WITH NO SALES TERRITORY RESTRICTION.
KIESLER POLICE SUPPLY IS A REMINGTON LE AGENCY DISTRIBUTOR FOR AGENCIES IN INDIANA, KENTUCKY, OHIO, MICHIGAN, ILLINOIS, WISCONSIN, IOWA, AND MINNESOTA. WE ARE ABLE TO HONOR AGENCY FET-OUT PRICING FOR AMMUNITION AND FIREARMS IN THESE STATES.
KIESLER POLICE SUPPLY IS A SIMUNITION LE DISTRIBUTOR FOR AGENCIES AND OFFICERS IN INDIANA, KENTUCKY, OHIO, AND TENNESSEE. IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THIS TERRITORY, WE CANNOT QUOTE OR SELL YOU SIMUNITION PRODUCTS. WE CAN OFFER YOU USED OR DEPT. TRADE-IN SIM PRODUCTS THAT ARE LOCATED IN THE CLOSEOUTS SECTION ON OUR WEBSITE.
KIESLER POLICE SUPPLY IS A CTS (COMBINED TACTICAL SYSTEMS) LE DISTRIBUTOR FOR AGENCIES AND OFFICERS IN ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KENTUCKY, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, OHIO, AND IOWA. IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THIS TERRITORY, WE CANNOT QUOTE OR SELL YOU NEW CTS PRODUCTS. ALL CTS PRODUCTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR AGENCY PURCHASE ONLY.
KIESLER POLICE SUPPLY IS A FEDERAL/CCI/SPEER/FORCE ON FORCE AMMUNITION LE DISTRIBUTOR FOR AGENCIES AND OFFICERS IN INDIANA, KENTUCKY, OHIO, ILLINOIS, AND MICHIGAN. IF YOU OR YOUR AGENCY IS LOCATED IN THIS AREA, WE CAN OFFER SPECIAL "IN-TERRITORY" INDIVIDUAL OFFICER AND AGENCY PRICING. IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN THIS TERRITORY, YOU WILL BE QUOTED STANDARD "OUT-OF-TERRITORY" PRICING.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON DEPARTMENT TRADE IN'S CALL: (812) 288-5740 OR FAX / E-MAIL YOUR DETAILED INVENTORY LIST TO FAX: (812) 288-7560 E-MAIL: email@example.com
For Individual Officer orders and purchases we will need a copy of your department ID and driver's lic. For weapon orders we will also need the FFL from the dealer you would like it sent to. If using department letterhead please let us know. Payment can be by check, credit card, or money order. When ready please fax all info to 812-285-5097 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include all items to be ordered, your web request for quote number located at the top of the internet quote emailed to you, and a phone number we can contact you at.