Altogether, the donations add up to nearly $300,000 of PPE, including sanitizer, disinfecting wipes and spray, respirators, masks, eyewear, gloves, protective clothing, and power air respirator supplies. Total pieces of equipment donated by Lenco are well over 35,000.
Police chief Art Acevedo stressed that the department did not have any indication that the crash was, in fact, a homicide, but said his department was investigating it as such to enable it to be approached with a “wide net.”
Now the SUV makes up the vast majority of the Massachusetts State Police frontline fleet, and the agency is hoping to transition to the new PIU Hybrids when possible, ordering 161 hybrid versions this year.
Ford announced this weekend that it has delivered 1 million face shields to medical workers and first responders nationwide since March 23.
Ford plans to assemble more than 100,000 face shields per week and leverage its in-house 3D printing capability to produce components for use in personal protective equipment.