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Barrett Firearms donating rifles to TN sheriff's offices

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Barrett Firearms President Chris Barrett with Robertson County Sheriff Bill Holt (Source: Barrett Firearms) Barrett Firearms President Chris Barrett with Robertson County Sheriff Bill Holt (Source: Barrett Firearms)
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Barrett Firearms says it will donate rifles to each county sheriff's office or department in Tennessee.

In total, the company will be donating 95 Barrett REC7 DI rifles.

The company made the announcement Monday at the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association Annual Conference & Exhibition.

“As lifelong Tennesseans and builders of the Barrett Model 82A1/M107, the ‘Official State Rifle of the State of Tennessee,’ we are proud to build every one of these rifles in Tennessee. We believe that the sheriffs can use these rifles as they enforce the laws around this great state," said Barrett Firearms President Chris Barrett in a news release.

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