SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMMO, Inc. (OTC:POWW), a technology leader and premier American ammunitions manufacturer, today announced it has appointed Harry Markley, retired Assistant Chief for the City of Phoenix Police Department, to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Markley is an experienced law enforcement professional with 31 years of police experience, culminating with a position as Assistant Chief for the City of Phoenix Police Department. In this position since 2013 through his retirement in 2018, he managed the Department’s Patrol Division which included 1,750 officers across eight precincts, which encompassed over 520 square miles in the fifth largest city in the United States. Over his career, Mr. Markley has demonstrated a capacity for department management and transitioned to a variety of leadership roles with the rank of Commander in 2002. In these roles, Mr. Markley was responsible for the Family Investigations Bureau, the management of the Central City Phoenix Precinct, acted as the City Manager Liaison, led the department’s Advanced Training Bureau, oversaw the basic training of the Arizona Law Enforcement Academy which lowered candidate attrition rates, and was accountable for all services provided by the department’s crime lab within the Laboratory Services Bureau.
Mr. Markley commented, “I am honored to affiliate with AMMO Inc. and join its Board of Directors. My career with the Phoenix Police Department affords me unique insight into the training protocols and needs of today’s officers and I’m excited to assist the Company in their efforts to address those needs through innovations that enhance the safety of law enforcement personnel.”
Fred W. Wagenhals, chief executive officer of AMMO, commented, “We are pleased to welcome Harry to our Board of Directors. We are fortunate to have access to his 31 years of experience as we seek new alliances and build relationships with the Country’s law enforcement and military organizations.”
About AMMO, Inc.
With its corporate offices headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, and a manufacturing facility in Payson, Arizona, AMMO, Inc. (the “Company and/or AMMO”) designs and manufactures products for a variety of aptitudes, including law enforcement, military, hunting, sport shooting and self-defense. The Company was founded in 2016 with a vision to change, innovate and invigorate the complacent munitions industry. AMMO promotes branded munitions, including its patented STREAK Visual Ammunition, the Jesse James line of munitions and accessories, /stelTH/ subsonic munitions, and OPS (One Precise Shot) a lead-free frangible tactical line of munitions for self-defense. For more information please visit: www.ammo-inc.com