Police Academy

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Police Academy (1984)

The following weapons were used in the film Police Academy:


Smith & Wesson Model 10 HB

All of the Police Academy recruits are issued the Smith & Wesson Model 10 HB and are seen firing the revolver on the target range. Cadet Carey Mahoney (Steve Guttenberg) is notably seen with it during the final standoff.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 Heavy Barrel - .38 Special
The Smith & Wesson Model 10 HB revolvers are set out for the cadets. These revolvers clearly have the larger grooved S&W 'combat' grips.
Cadet Carey Mahoney (Steve Guttenberg) trying to be very quiet, slowly cocks his S&W Model 10 HB during the final standoff.
Cadet Eugene Tackleberry (David Graf) shows his dissatisfaction with the department issued Model 10 HB.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

Cadet Karen Thompson (Kim Cattrall) is seen with a long tapered barrel Smith & Wesson Model 10 during the city riot.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 with 5" tapered (non-heavy) barrel - .38 Special
A publicity still of Kim Cattrall as Cadet Karen Thompson holding a 5" barrel Smith & Wesson Model 10.
Cadet Karen Thompson (Kim Cattrall) with the Model 10 during the city riot.

Smith & Wesson Model 28

In his previous job as a security guard, Eugene Tackleberry (David Graf) is seen pulling a Smith & Wesson Model 28 when he senses trouble.

Smith & Wesson Model 28 'Highway Patrolman', 4" barrel - .357 Magnum
In his previous job as a security guard, Eugene Tackleberry (David Graf) is seen pulling a S&W Model 28.

Smith & Wesson Model 629

Dissatisfied with his issued Smith & Wesson Model 10 HB revolver, Cadet Eugene Tackleberry (David Graf) decides to switch to the massive Smith & Wesson Model 629 given to him by his mother.

Smith & Wesson Model 629 with 8-3/8" barrel - .44 Magnum
"Son, where did you get this gun?"
"My mom gave it to me!"
Tackleberry shows off the S&W Model 629. To which Lt. Harris (G.W. Bailey) sarcastically admires.

High Standard FLITE KING K-1200 Riot Shotgun

The cadets are also seen training on the range with the High Standard FLITE KING K-1200 Riot Standard Model.

High Standard FLITE KING K-1200 Riot Standard Model (Catalog #8111) - 12 gauge. This is the screen used shotgun, held by Steve McQueen in the film The Getaway (1972).
Detail of the K-1200 while getting loaded.
Cadet Moses Hightower (Bubba Smith) trains with the High Standard Shotgun.
Karen Thompson with the High Standard.

Flintlock Pistol

Lieutenant Thaddeus Harris (G.W. Bailey) keeps a Flintlock Pistol in his office and inadvertently blows a hole in the ceiling with it.

Lt. Thaddeus Harris (G.W. Bailey) brandishes a Flintlock pistol in his office.

Lt. Harris' Gun Wall

Apart from the Flintlock Pistol, Thaddeus Harris (G.W. Bailey) keeps several classic firearms on the wall in his office. These can be seen in the scene where he uses the Flintlock.

Lt. Thaddeus Harris (G.W. Bailey) in front of his weapons collection.

Colt 1849 Pocket

A Colt 1849 Pocket is seen at the top.

Colt 1849 Pocket with 4" barrel - .31 caliber

Colt 1860 Army

A Colt 1860 Army is seen in the middle.

Colt 1860 Army - .44 caliber

Colt 1851 Navy

A Colt 1851 Navy is seen at the bottom.

Colt 1851 Navy - .36 caliber

Kentucky Flintlock Rifle

What appears to be a Kentucky Flintlock Rifle is seen to the above and right of all the pistols.

Kentucky Rifle - .36 caliber

See Also

The Police Academy Film Franchise
Police Academy (1985)  •  Their First Assignment (1985)  •  Back in Training (1986)  •   Citizens on Patrol (1987)  •   Assignment Miami Beach (1988)  •   City Under Siege (1989)  •   Mission to Moscow (1994)

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