Local police see longer wait times to fill orders; costs also have risen
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Spent cartridges litter the shooting range. Oro Valley police officers can fire hundreds of rounds per day during state-mandated training. Recent shortages have driven up ammunition costs for civilians and law enforcement alike.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Oro Valley Police Department Officer Troy Kranz goes through a firearms qualifying session. Police have to meet state requirements at least two times per year.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, An Oro Valley Police Department officer takes cover behind a simulated barricade while two training officers look on.