COFFEYVILLE, KS.--- The Coffeyville Police Department has a new vehicle in their force that is heavily armed. The department has taken possession of a 2007 BAE Caiman MRAP armored vehicle. The Department of Defense awarded the vehicle to the Coffeyville department through the Military Surplus Program. The vehicle has been demilitarized and was used to protect U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. The police department plans to use the vehicle in emergency situations like an active shooter or an armed suspect.
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