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Lenco Armored Vehicles Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Lenco armored vehicles have proven to be durable, reliable multi-purpose response and rescue vehicles in a variety of missions.

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Minnesota Officers Protected by Lenco BearCat Armored Vehicle During Active Shooter Response

Officers who responded to the shooting used the BearCat to keep them shielded from gunfire as the vehicle defeated the rounds of bullets that struck its body, windows, roof and hood.

Michigan Sheriff Plans to Use Armored Vehicle Acquired from DOD 1033 Program to Rescue Flood Victims

The Bay County (MI) Sheriff’s Office is standing at ready to deploy a 39,000-pound military-grade vehicle if needed to rescue people affected by flooding after the failure of Edenville Dam and breach of Sanford Dam, both in neighboring Midland County, the sheriff said.

(Video) Lenco Shows X3 FireCat for Tac Teams at SHOT Show 2020

In the Lenco SHOT Show booth, a company rep explains how its X3 FireCat armored vehicle allows a tactical team to enter a hostile situation and put out a fire started by a suspect without needing to bring in the fire department.

Barricaded Gunman Who Opened Fire on Police Taken Into Custody

A man who had barricaded himself inside an apartment in Hingham, MA, and opened fire on officers inside an armored vehicle was safely taken into custody after a brief standoff.

The Armored Group LLC Launches TAG I 9.5 N Armored Boat

The first of several new marine vessels from the Armored Group is the I 9.5 N (Navy) Rigid Inflatable boat. TAG says this inshore vessel is a smaller, versatile, agile, and easily transportable by fixed or rotary-wing airlift.

CA Officer Fatally Ambushed on Domestic Call, Suspect Surrenders After Standoff

Authorities identified the officer as Tara O’Sullivan, 26, and said she had been shot by a man wielding a rifle while trying to help a woman move belongings out of a home. O’Sullivan had been with the department for only a year.

Officials Identify Slain SC Officer as 30-Year Veteran

Six other law enforcement officers were also shot during the ambush and standoff, including three Florence County Sheriff's deputies and three Florence police officers. Their conditions have not been officially released. Florence Mayor John Wukela said some of the other officers were "seriously" wounded.

Vehicle Spotlight: The Armored Group BATT-X and Discreet Armored Suburban

Armored vehicles used in law enforcement come in a wide variety of configurations, ranging from patrol vehicles with ballistic protection in the doors to large and heavily shielded rescue vehicles. The Armored Group (TAG) makes both. 

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Specialty Vehicles for LEOs Gallery

Law enforcement work requires that officers are mobile through any environment, whether its on the road or in the water. These vehicles highlight the latest options available for agencies looking for the best in mobility.  Related: Specialty Vehicles for LEOs