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Alameda Sheriff Dept. Brings Out The Big Guns On May Day

As things were getting a little tense over in Oakland, Alameda Sheriff's Department decided to bring out, what we believe is Blackwater Grizzly MRAP armored vehicle. This is not the first time that the Alameda Sheriff's department has allowed Grizzly to come out and play. Watch the video highlight from a prior Occupy Oakland protest: Video streaming by Ustream Now check out the dramatic pictures of protesters getting arrested around New York > Please follow Military & Defense on Twitter and Facebook.
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Oceanside may buy armored assault vehicle in case of terrorist attack

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (3 years ago)

The city of Oceanside is preparing to use federal money to buy an armored assault vehicle for use in case of a terrorist attack. Similar vehicles are owned by the San Diego County Sheriff's Department and the San Diego Police... Read Post

Ohio State University Gets Armored Military Vehicle, Repeatedly Dodges Questions About It

News : Reason (7 months ago)

Ohio State University campus police (OSU PD) recently acquired what appears to be a Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicle to add to their fleet. Several attempts to contact the university have garnered little information ab... Read Post

A.M. Links: DHS Gets Armored Toy, Millions of Dollars Worth of Aid Released to Egypt, Former Foreign Policy Adviser Says Obama Has a “Risk-Averse Attitude”

News : Reason (last year)

The Department of Homeland Security has acquired Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles, which come equipped with gun ports and tires that will not go flat when shot. Secretary of State John Kerry has released $250 million ... Read Post

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