The following weapons were used in the film Traffic:
Colt Mk IV Series 70
Baja California police officers Javier Rodriguez (Benicio del Toro) and Manolo Sanchez (Jacob Vargas) each carry a Colt Mk IV Series 70 1911. The two cartel men that take Javier and Manolo out into the desert later also carry Series 70s (possibly the policemen's own pistols).
Colt 1911 Series 70 .45 ACP
Javier sticks his Colt Series 70 in a drug runner's face.
Manolo aims his own Series 70 at the drug runner's partner.
A cartel man puts his Series 70 to Javier's head.
After his mock execution, the cartel man drags Javier away.
Heckler & Koch Mk 23 Mod 0
Eduardo Ruiz (Miguel Ferrer) draws a Heckler & Koch Mk 23 Mod 0 and shoots DEA Agent Gordon in the chest. Gordon pulls the slug out of his bulletproof vest once Ruiz leaves the room.
Ruiz shoots Gordon in the chest.
Ruiz's Mk 23 falls as he tries to escape.
Heckler & Koch USP Compact
Francisco Flores (Clifton Collins, Jr.) uses a Heckler & Koch USP Compact when he goes to shoot Ruiz on the orders of Helena Ayala (Catherine Zeta-Jones).
Flores aims his USP Compact at Ruiz.
Flores is shot by the sniper and fires into the air.
Smith & Wesson Model 66 Snubnose
When Bob Wakefield (Michael Douglas) goes to confront a drug dealer (Vonte Sweet) who his daughter was staying with, the dealer draws a snubnose Smith & Wesson Model 66.
Smith & Wesson Model 66 Snub with 2" barrel & custom grips - .357 Magnum
The drug dealer intimidates Wakefield.
One of Ruiz's henchmen, shot by Castro, carries a nickel SIG-Sauer P226. One of the DEA agents also carries a SIG.
A factory black (K-Kote) SIG-Sauer P226 - 9 mm
A nickel SIG-Sauer P226 - 9 mm
The henchman enters Ruiz's office where Castro aims his Glock at him.
Two plainclothes DEA agents, with a SIG and a Glock 19, and a female San Diego detective crouching with a Glock 17.
DEA Agent Montel Gordon (Don Cheadle) uses a SIG-Sauer P228 throughout the film.
Gordon enters the children's arcade with his P228 drawn.
Gordon aims his P228 at the ballpit where he suspects Ruiz is hiding.
DEA Agent Ray Castro (Luis Guzmán) carries a Glock 17 as his standard sidearm. Several other DEA agents and San Diego police carry and use them during the shootout outside Ruiz's office. The hitmen sent by Carlos Ayala (Steven Bauer) to assassinate Arnie Metzger (Dennis Quaid) are seen entering his office with a small suppressed pistol that resembles the Glock.
Glock 17 - 9 mm (2nd generation).
Castro shoots one of Ruiz's henchmen.
A plainclothes officer draws his Glock 17 on another plainclothes as an officer in the foreground fires a Glock 19.
Castro walks through the children's arcade with his Glock 17 drawn, looking for Ruiz.
Castro opens his car door, Glock 17 in hand.
Arnie looks at the hitmen entering his office.
Several DEA agents and San Diego police officers carry Glock 19 pistols during the siege at Ruiz's office.
Glock 19 (2nd Generation) - 9x19mm
DEA agents, armed with Glock 19s, argue with the San Diego PD.
- The woman in the blue shirt has a SIG P226 in this picture. However, in the other picture, she has a Glock. What that means is that we've discovered a gun-related continuity error. -MT2008
Heckler & Koch MP5A2
One of the soldiers at Salazar's camp carries a Heckler & Koch MP5A2 over his back.
Heckler & Koch MP5A2 9mm with "tropical" wide handguard
Manolo talks to the soldiers, one of which carries an MP5A2 over his left shoulder.
Heckler & Koch MP5A3
Some of Ruiz's drug smugglers use Heckler & Koch MP5A3 submachine guns during the battle with the San Diego PD and the DEA.
Heckler & Koch MP5A3 9x19mm
A drug smuggler runs outside Ruiz's office with his MP5A3.
Another smuggler fires an MP5A3 at the police.
A smuggler stands with an MP5A3.
Tigrillo (Yul Vazquez), the sniper hired by Juan Obregon (Benjamin Bratt) to shoot Francisco Flores uses a suppressed Remington 700 with a scope.
Remington Model 700P with Harris bipod in .300 Win Mag
The sniper aims for Flores.
The sniper watches Flores.
The sniper puts away his rifle.
M16A1 (w/ A2 handguards)
Several of Salazar's soldiers carry M16A1 assault rifles fitted with A2-style handguards. Some DEA agents towards the end of the film can also be seen with these.
M16A1 with A2 style handguards - 5.56x45mm
A Mexican soldier aims his M16A2 at Javier.
More Mexican soldiers pile out of trucks with M16A2s.
A soldier, with an M16A2, approaches Manolo in the truck.
A DEA agent with an M16A1 outside the Suburban.