Department of Education buys shotguns The Department of Education has placed an official request for bids to fill an order of 27 tactical shotguns. That’s not a typo, the Department of Education is buying riot shotguns. The full purchase order is available online, here. The U.S. Department of Education (ED) intends to purchase twenty-seven (27) REMINGTON BRAND MODEL 870 POLICE 12/14P MOD GRWC XS4 KXCS SF. RAMAC #24587 GAUGE: 12 BARREL: 14? – PARKERIZED CHOKE: MODIFIED SIGHTS: GHOST RING REAR WILSON COMBAT; FRONT – XS CONTOUR BEAD SIGHT STOCK: KNOXX REDUCE RECOIL ADJUSTABLE STOCK FORE-END: SPEEDFEED SPORT-SOLID – 14? LOP are designated as the only shotguns authorized for ED based on compatibility with ED existing shotgun inventory, certified armor and combat training and protocol, maintenance, and parts. The Department of Education has joined the Internal Revenue Service in a disturbing trend of government bureaucracies arming their employees. Do you think the Department of Education should purchase shotguns? Log on the National Association for Gun Rights Blog and voice your opinion.