Rochester NY Swat Team Chooses Allstar Tactical for Rifle Refresh Program

Allstar Tactical, LLC
Allstar Tactical, LLC

Rochester, NY -( Allstar Tactical, LLC, has been chosen by the Rochester, NY Police Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team for their rifle refresh.

Several officers from the team have supplied information to Allstar Tactical to determine the exact requirements and specifications for their duty rifles. Once the details were worked out, the team at Allstar Tactical designed an upper receiver to fit their exact specifications.

Several premium parts were chosen from the Allstar Tactical catalog such as their Enhanced Bolt Carrier System, MFKR handguard system and Upper receiver, among other things.

In addition to building the new upper receivers for their weapon systems, Allstar Tactical will be performing a complete refresh on the lower halves of their rifles. Due to the length of time in service of these rifles, many parts in the lower halves of these rifles need to be replaced. Allstar Tactical will replace worn parts in order to provide a completely refreshed weapon system. They will also be adding a few upgrades to the lower receivers as well, including their new MFHB heavy buffer system. These new rifle systems are in production right now and will be put into service before the year’s end.

“We are extremely honored to be working with the Rochester SWAT team. I was born and raised in this area and it feels great to be able to help out our local law enforcement whenever possible” – Mike Centola, CEO, Allstar Tactical.

Allstar Tactical builds many different custom rifle configurations for both civilian and LE use. Departments are able to customize their rifles to suit their individual needs. At the same time, the team at Allstar Tactical can make sure the officers are getting the best equipment for the job and the best bang for their buck.

“Being a police officer is becoming ever more dangerous by the day especially for Swat team members. Our team needs the most effective reliable tools to meet danger head on. That is why we chose Allstar Tactical to refurbish, rebuild and enhance our service rifles. We also wanted to partner with a member of the local Rochester community in order to focus on accomplishing the mission of the RPD SWAT team; to save lives.” – Lt. Aaron Springer, Rochester Police Department.

About Allstar Tactical, LLC:

Allstar Tactical is a manufacturer of small arms, specifically the AR-15/M16/M4 platform, with focus on innovation, improvement and engineering of new and improved parts and modifications. The company's target market is civilian and law enforcement sales, as well as sales to the various military branches. We are dedicated to always improving upon our solutions to issues with the platform, and we do not believe in creating a solution to something where there is no problem. We consistently work with Tier-1 training facilities for R&D of our new products, so that we can engineer a product that is designed with the combative shooter in mind.

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As a retired LEO I agree completely with Bill. Any company that sells firearms or equipment to police departments that they have made illegal for us does not deserve our business. These companies should take a hint from Ronnie Barrett. AND we should all get off our collective rear ends and be calling and emailing these companies and telling them not a single penny from us. Remember, we give them far more money than police departments do.


What short memories we have. What ever happened to the vendor initiative to not service or supply the state of New York or its law enforcement agencies until they repealed the S.A.F.E. Act? I just added another manufacturer who will never receive a penny of my money.


With the passage and enforcement of NY’s S.A.F.E. Act Rochester Police shouldn’t need this upgrade. At least that’s what Gov. Cuomo would have you believe.