[5/31/16] DCSO Looks At Armored Vehicle Program

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 Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is in line to replace their armored vehicle, after receiving approval from Douglas County Commissioners to apply for a program that will allow them to apply for a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle- also called M-RAP.

The M-RAP vehicles are designed specifically to withstand improvised explosive devices attacks and ambushes for the US Military- and a military surplus program puts law enforcement into these former military vehicles.

 

Douglas County Sheriff, Harvey Gjesdal, says his office typically needs an armored vehicle for calls such as high risk search warrants, and is primarily used by the SWAT Team…