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The Wire - Season 1

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The Wire - Season 1 (2002)

The following weapons were used in Season 1 of the television series The Wire:


Glock 17

The Glock 17 is used by all the members of the Baltimore Police Department. Many of the police officers refer to their weapons as "Nine(s)".

Glock 17 - 9x19mm.
Detective Ellis Carver (Seth Gilliam) holds his Glock 17 on a suspect in "The Target" (S1E01).
Detective Thomas "Herc" Hauk (Domenick Lombardozzi) wields his Glock 17 in "The Target" (S1E01).
Detective William 'Bunk' Moreland (Wendell Pierce) draws his Glock in "The Target" (S1E01).
Detective Roland "Prez" Pryzbylewski (Jim True-Frost) casually sweeps off his car with his Glock after brutalizing a civilian in "The Detail" (S1E02).
Det. Carver takes cover with his Glock in "The Detail" (S1E02).
Detective Lester Freamon (Clarke Peters) with his Glock in "The Buys" (S1E03).
Detective Leander Sydnor holds his Glock on D'Angelo in "The Buys" (S1E03).
Detective 'Bunk' Moreland (Wendell Pierce) holds a Glock 17 while he and McNulty try to work out an old murder in "Old Cases" (S1E04).
Detective James 'Jimmy' McNulty (Dominic West) holds his Glock while recreating a murder in "Old Cases" (S1E04).
Det. "Kima" Greggs draws her Glock when meeting a new informant in "The Pager" (S1E05).
Det. McNulty with his Glock in "One Arrest" (S1E07).
Detective Shakima "Kima" Greggs (Sonja Sohn) draws her Glock during a traffic stop in "Lessons" (S1E08).
Carver with his Glock in "Game Day" (S1E09).
Detective Santangelo draws his Glock in "The Hunt" (S1E11).

Beretta 92F

The Beretta 92F used by various characters in Season 1.

Beretta 92F - 9x19mm.
Roland "Wee-Bey" Brice chambers his Beretta 92F in "The Pager", Season 1.
Wee-Bey with his Beretta while searching a house in "Lessons".
Wee-Bey takes cover in "Lessons".

Beretta 92FS Inox

In "The Target", Detective Greggs (Sonja Sohn) is seen pulling a Beretta 92FS Inox out of a suspects car.

Beretta 92FS INOX - 9x19mm
Greggs: Two guns!

Beretta 92SB

A nickel plated Beretta 92SB is used in "Cleaning Up", Season 1, by Bodie (J.D. Williams) when asked to kill one of his own.

Beretta Model 92SB with wood grips - 9x19mm.
The Beretta 92SB in "Cleaning Up" being chambered. Note the rounded trigger guard and slide mounted safety.
The Beretta after being fired.

Colt Anaconda

Omar (Michael K. Williams) is seen pulling a Colt Anaconda on a drug dealer in the closing scene of Season 1.

Colt Anaconda - .44 Magnum
Omar loads up his Anaconda in "The Pager".
Omar with his Anaconda in "Sentencing".
Omar: Fo' sho!

CZ 75B

The CZ 75B appears in Season 1's "The Hunt" when the police raid the various drug houses around Baltimore.

CZ 75B with stainless steel finish - 9x19mm
The CZ 75B at the top in "The Hunt". Other firearms: Colt M1911 (left), Beretta 92FS (bottom) and a MAC-10. The top right pistol has yet to be identified.

Makarov IJ-70

Makarov IJ-70 is used by Bird in the Gant killing, identified by Omar (Michael K. Williams) in Season 1, Episode 6 as the murder weapon. Omar identifies it as a .380 pistol, made in "Austria or some A-country"

Makarov IJ70 - 9x18mm.
Detective Lester Freamon (Clarke Peters) unloads the Makarov IJ70 during the arrest of Bird in "One Arrest", Season 1.

SIG-Sauer P226

First used by Omar (Michael K. Williams) in "Game Day", Season 1, when he attempts to take down Avon Barksdale.

A factory black (K-Kote) SIG-Sauer P226 pistol chambered in 9x19mm. This is a real movie gun and has appeared in several motion pictures.
Omar opens fire with his SIG-Sauer P226 in Season 1's "Game Day".

Beretta Cheetah

A Beretta Cheetah is seen being used by Omar's accomplice, Bailey, in "Old Cases", as well as by Anton "Stinkum" Artis in "Lessons".

A Beretta 84FS - .380 ACP.
Bailey packs away his Cheetah.
Stinkum holds his Cheetah.

Taurus PT99

Used near the end of Season one by Preston 'Bodie' Broadus (J.D. Williams).

Taurus PT99 - 9x19mm.

Unknown Revolver

Brandon is seen using an unidentified revolver in "The Buys"

Brandon with his revolver.
Different angle.

Umarex GPDA

Omar is seen using what appears to be an Umarex GPDA in "The Pager".

Nickel Plated Browning GPDA9 - 9mm PAK.
Omar loads up his Browning.

Submachine Guns


A full size Uzi is seen among a number of seized weapons in Season 1's "The Hunt".

IMI Uzi with buttstock collapsed - 9x19mm
Top Right: Beretta 92FS Top Middle: Nickel CZ 75B Middle Right: Colt M1911 Lower Right: IMI Uzi


MAC-10 - .45 ACP.
The MAC-10 at the top in "The Hunt". Other firearms: Colt M1911 (left), Beretta 92FS (bottom) and a CZ 75B. The top right pistol has yet to be identified.

Heckler & Koch MP5A3

Used by SWAT units throughout the show.

H&K MP5A3 - 9x19mm.
A SWAT officer aims a Heckler & Koch MP5A3 in "Cleaning Up", Season 1.
Another officer with his MP5.


Unknown Double Barrel Shotgun

In Season One, Omar (Michael K. Williams) carries a side by side double barrel 12 gauge shotgun of unknown make with sawed off stock. He again utilizes one in Season 5 when he returns to get revenge on Marlow.

Remington SPR210 Shotgun Hammerless Coach Gun - 12 Gauge
Omar loads his 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun in Season 1's "The Pager".
Omar with his shotgun in "The Pager".

Mossberg 500 Cruiser

Detective Thomas 'Herc' Hauk (Domenick Lombardozzi) is seen pulling a Mossberg 500 Cruiser from a suspects car in "The Target", Season 1.

Mossberg 500 Cruiser - 12 Gauge.
Herc unloads the Mossberg 500 Cruiser in "The Target".

Unknown Pump-Action Shotgun

Various characters use an unknown pump-action shotgun in the season.

McNulty loads up a shotgun in "The Hunt".
An officer aims his shotgun in "Cleaning Up".
Herc loads up a similar shotgun in "Sentencing".


B&W Movie Episode 6

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