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Sheriff's Office receives armored vehicle


Last updated 5/2/2022 at 10:39am

Adams County Sheriff's Office

The Adams County Sheriff's Office has received an armored vehicle provided by the U.S. military. The 14-18-ton vehicle known as an MRAP, short for mine-resistant ambush protected, is designed to withstand explosive attacks and ambushes. They were used extensively during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and are now being acquired by law enforcement agencies for use in the US.


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