Spokane to purchase new armored vehicle

Spokane to purchase new armored vehicle

The city will spend about $305,000 for a new BearCat armored vehicle for the Spokane Police Department. One member of City Council said the money should instead be used on new patrol cars. The police department already shares one armored vehicle with the Spokane...
Harvey County ERT needs outlined

Harvey County ERT needs outlined

Given the escalation of violent crime over the last few years, the Harvey County Emergency Response Team continues to strive towards a level of preparation that will allow it to best serve the community in any given situation. In order to do so, there are needs that...
County sheriff’s office to get armored rescue vehicle for $311,826

County sheriff’s office to get armored rescue vehicle for $311,826

Almost immediately after fugitive Orlando Collins shot and wounded three federal agents in April 2016 at a south Topeka motel, the armored rescue vehicle used by Topeka police and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s office was put in place at the scene, Shawnee County...
Tuolumne Sheriff’s Dept. Rolls Out New SWAT Vehicle

Tuolumne Sheriff’s Dept. Rolls Out New SWAT Vehicle

Columbia, CA — Sized more like an armored bank truck than an Army tank, the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s 2015 SWAT Lenco BEARCAT MedCat doubles as a medevac ambulance. It is not difficult to make a case for having such state-of-the-art wheels handy after touring the...