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LAPD Acquires Tractor for Mounted Unit

January 31, 2013
A new tractor is for the department's Mounted Platoon, which has about 30 horses on two acres in Atwater Village, just east of the 5 freeway and Griffith Park.

The Rook Critical Incident Vehicle

August 9, 2012

Ring Power's The Rook offers law enforcement agencies a versatile, tracked tactical vehicle with ballistic armoring rated to stop Level IV threats including armor-piercing rifle rounds. The Rook includes an armored deployment platform, hydrailic breaching ram, vehicle extraction tool, grapple claw, and 25-foot gooseneck trailer. The vehicle retails for $250,000. Photos courtesy of Ring Power.

The Rook Tactical Vehicle

August 9, 2012

Watch a demo video with footage showing The Rook Critical Incident Vehicle in action. View our photo gallery for a detailed look at The Rook.

One Team's Innovative Barricade Tactic

August 26, 2011
Just when we might think all the innovative SWAT tactics have already been tried, a SWAT team comes up with an imaginative, simple and exceptionally effective tactic. It comes under the heading of "why didn't someone else think of this before?"

Ending a Barricade with Heavy Equipment

August 24, 2011

When faced with a barricaded suspect, SWAT officers may want to consider using heavy construction equipment to end the incident.

Shots Fired: Eureka, California 12/08/2006

July 1, 2011

Within a day of Honda's holing up in the motel room, the Eureka Police Department received information of the man's whereabouts. The idea of dealing with a man desperately determined to avoid arrest and under the influence of meth was not something Eureka officers wanted to even think about it.

Video: Need To Open Up a Building Wall?

May 27, 2011
The BatCat — formerly known as the Bomb Assault Tactical Control Assessment Tool — is a massive automated robot that can be operated remotely and is part-truck and part-tractor. A telescoping arm can bring a claw, forklift or bucket up to 50 feet.

LAPD's Remotec BatCat Robot

May 27, 2011

The LAPD's BatCat tactical robot is a Caterpillar telehandler that ASI automated under contract for Northrop Grumman Remotec. It's used for bomb disposal, breaching of buildings, and other tasks requiring a large robot. It's equipped with standard Remotec Andros cameras.

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