May 17, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Steamboat Today "Hummer joins Routt County Sheriff's Office fleet"

Matt Stensland:
"A Hummer transport vehicle has been added to Routt County’s fleet to help the SWAT team with its tactical operations.

“The price was right,” Sheriff Garrett Wiggins said. “It was free. All we had to do was go down and get it.”

The Hummer is essentially being loaned indefinitely to the county by the U.S. military, which is replacing its Hummer fleet with vehicles that are armored. There are hundreds of them being made available to law enforcement agencies across the country. Routt County’s 1996 Hummer has about 6,000 miles on it and was picked up from the Front Range.

“It runs good,” Wiggins said....."  (Read more?  Click title)

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