Walla Walla gets new SWAT armored vehicle

Tri-City HeraldApril 15, 2014 

Walla Walla SWAT has a new armored vehicle from the Department of Defense.

WALLA WALLA POLICE DEPARTMENT

— Walla Walla police have a new armored vehicle for the county’s SWAT Team.

The vehicle came from the Department of Defense and was bought by the U.S. Army for $733,000, police said. The police department paid $6,900 for the vehicle to be transported from Texas.

The vehicle is expected to be used during high-risk situations when the SWAT team is called out.

The team is comprised of 15 members from the police department, the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office and a local fire department.

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