Berrien County Sheriff Defends Having Surplus Military Vehicles

Aug 21, 2014
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Sheriff Paul Bailey says armored vehicles are only used when needed to provide safety for officers and the public

Source: Heraldpalladium

Posted: ST. JOSEPH - Federal programs that provide surplus military armored vehicles and other equipment to police agencies fill an important need and should continue, Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey said. The department's tactical team has long used armored vehicles in situations involving barricaded gunmen, hostages, and serving warrants in drug cases when shooting is likely.

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