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City Police Acquire Military Equipment

MRAP: Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle (file photo)
MRAP: Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle (file photo)

The Terre Haute Police Department is has acquired a new piece of military equipment.

It is known as a MRAP.     

It is an armored vehicle that can withstand many different types of attacks.     

It is not known how often the city police need a vehicle that can withstand an attack with a grenade launcher or I-E-Ds but they now have one should the need arise.

The department picked up the vehicle through the Law Enforcement Support Program which supplies law enforcement agencies with access to military equipment.

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