More entertainment from the Banning MRAP incident…

1. Free MRAP, check

2. About $100K to modify it for PD uses, check

3. Collision during 1100 mile delivery trip, and subsequent $40k payout for damages, check

4. MRAP is sitting in PD yard, unused, and unusable….check

A little more follow up here, on the local news page, with video:

http://www.kesq.com/kesq/city-police-at-odds-over-military-vehicle/-/232254/23555980/-/ontuy8/-/index.html

One of the best parts of that article is the current count of MRAP style vehicles that have already been released to various police departments – about 165 of them so far. Of course, that’s a fraction of what’s on request – another 700 of them.

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