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Two California Sheriff’s Departments tap Lenco Armored Vehicles for explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) vehicles
Sep 9, 2021 | News
San Diego and Riverside Counties add customized BearCat® EOD vehicles to their current fleets Lenco Armored Vehicles, the leading manufacturer of tactical armored security vehicles for law enforcement, fire and rescue and government entities worldwide since 1981,...
Lenco Armored Vehicles exhibiting at National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) 143rd General Conference and Exhibition
Aug 27, 2021 | News
Lenco Armored Vehicles, the leading manufacturer of tactical armored security vehicles for law enforcement, government and fire and rescue entities worldwide since 1981, will be exhibiting at the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) 143rd General Conference and Exhibition.
Jun 18, 2021 | News
The new Lenco X3 FireCat allowed first responders from the LASD’s Special Enforcement Bureau to safely approach and extinguish the flames.
Mar 30, 2021 | News
Lenco Armored Vehicles, designer and manufacturer of armored response and rescue vehicles has reached a major milestone. The company celebrated 40 years in business in February, 2021.
Jan 26, 2021 | News
Custom vehicle combines fire, medical and tactical features The San Antonio Fire Department has come a long way since its humble beginnings. Founded in 1854 and comprised of 20 volunteer firefighters on a bucket brigade, the department now capably protects more than 2...
May 26, 2020 | News
Delaware state troopers entered the woods in a BearCat Armored Vehicle, which began taking “significant” gunfire. No troopers were injured.
Lenco Armored Vehicles donates nearly $300,000 worth of personal protective equipment to area first responders
Apr 30, 2020 | News
Lenco Armored Vehicles announced their donation of nearly $300,000 worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) to regional first responders working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
Jan 2, 2020 | News
A man who led Riverside County sheriff’s deputies on a 10-mile chase Thursday in which he allegedly opened fire and struck law enforcement vehicles was fatally shot by deputies after being forcibly stopped in Murrieta.
Nov 26, 2019 | News
Five Law Enforcement Agencies in the Northland Have Some Type of Armored VehicleNovember 25, 2019 Dan Hanger, Andrew Kirov From schools and workplaces to concerts and nightclubs, innocent lives are being taken away in America by heavily armed suspects in...
Jun 7, 2019 | News
On this episode of "Rides with Jay Thomas," Jay meets with the lieutenant of the Red River Valley SWAT team to check out a Lenco BearCat they've had since 2009. Later in the episode, you'll see Jay ride in the BearCat with SWAT team leader Craig Danielson. Check back...
Jun 2, 2019 | News
ROCHESTER - Police officers tried to coax an armed suspect out of a home near the Rochester Public Market for four hours Saturday. But the man, later identified as Keith Williams, didn’t come out of the home until he saw the Rochester Police Department SWAT team...
New armored rescue vehicles to help Cedar Rapids area law enforcement handle hostage situations and active shooters
May 17, 2019 | News
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) — At Tuesday’s city council meeting The Cedar Rapids Police Department presented a proposal to purchase a new armored rescue vehicle. The armored vehicle is a 2019 Lenco BearCat G2. According to the Lenco website, the vehicle is capable of...
Apr 15, 2019 | News
NORTH PORT — North Port Police wasted little time putting the department’s new $300,000 Lenco BearCat vehicle to good use. The Special Response Team used the vehicle last Tuesday morning to bring a potential standoff situation in the North Port Estates area to a quick...
Apr 11, 2019 | News
JANESVILLE, WI - Like ground troops in a war, Janesville police might someday have to see a fellow officer take a bullet. When that happens, they’ll be able to rely on Janesville firefighter medics who will be there with them, risking gunfire to patch up officers and...
Nov 14, 2018 | News
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...