After the civil unrest of the late 1960s, Kansas City police acquired an armored military surplus vehicle that dated to World War II. The vehicle, which officers used to save a wounded comrade's life 1971, is part of the long history of armored vehicle use by Kansas City area law enforcement agencies, dating from the 1930s through today. Sgt. Tony Sanders heads the Kansas City Police Historical Society, which now owns the vehicle.
After the civil unrest of the late 1960s, Kansas City police acquired an armored military surplus vehicle that dated to World War II. The vehicle, which officers used to save a wounded comrade's life 1971, is part of the long history of armored vehicle use by Kansas City area law enforcement agencies, dating from the 1930s through today. Sgt. Tony Sanders heads the Kansas City Police Historical Society, which now owns the vehicle. JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star
After the civil unrest of the late 1960s, Kansas City police acquired an armored military surplus vehicle that dated to World War II. The vehicle, which officers used to save a wounded comrade's life 1971, is part of the long history of armored vehicle use by Kansas City area law enforcement agencies, dating from the 1930s through today. Sgt. Tony Sanders heads the Kansas City Police Historical Society, which now owns the vehicle. JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star

Police armored vehicles have long history

August 31, 2014 08:17 PM

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