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Read about Defend-X® Ballistic Door Panels featured on the Cover of the April 2008 Issue of Law Enforcement Technology Magazine

“We average 50 to 60 callouts per year,” he continues, “and the vehicles get used on almost all the missions in some fashion.”

And that’s a key thing for agencies interested in buying an armored vehicle to consider, says Det. David Arnott, director of operations for the Florida SWAT Association, located in Longwood. Arnott, a 19-year veteran with the Orlando PD and assistant team leader on that agency’s SWAT team, says departments should determine whether they need an armored vehicle, or if another form of ballistic protection — such as ballistic door panels — would work (see fire-suppression sidebar on Page 72).

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