It’s not just the armored police vehicles…
The Lewiston, Maine police department unveiled the MARCbot IV, or Multi-Functional Agile Remote Controlled Robot, fresh from the U.S. Army and complete with an Xbox controller.
The vehicle and the robot were free to the LPD from the Obama administration as a reallocation of military surplus.
Meanwhile, the Elgin City Council will consider a police department proposal to purchase an armored vehicle like this one to use in dangerous situations
Elgin, Illinois will vote this week to approve the police department’s request for an armored vehicle.
Then there’s this…
Police departments across the nation are recruiting potential officers to dress in complete grass camo for special operations.
Check out this Springdale Police Recruiting Video:
“Have you got what it takes?”
Since when does the police need to go out on a police call in full military-like camouflage akin to something out of a war movie?