POLICE Magazine

SEP 2018

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14 SPECIAL REPORT H ACTIVE SHOOTER RESPONSE LENCO BEARCAT MEDEVAC G3 This armored vehicle allows officers to bring medical supplies to even remote active shooter scenes and evacuate the injured. M E L A N I E B A S I C H u When a call goes out over the radio that an active shooter event is taking place, response time matters. And get- ting medical aid to the wounded and transporting the critically injured to hospitals is key to saving victims' lives. Lenco's BearCat MedEvac G3 is built to handle such incidents even in hard-to- reach locations. is armored vehicle fits 10 to 12 fully equipped officers so they can get to the incident and deploy quickly. Inside, the BearCat G3 has on-board oxygen tanks and can hold up to two litters, ample compartments for medical supplies, a light work station, and an optional water nozzle. It also has a rescue hatch and an optional thermal camera that can be used during search- and-rescue missions at any time of the day. An open floor plan allows for rescue of downed personnel. e BearCat G3 provides Lenco's proven armor sys- V EH ICL E SPOT L IGH T PHOTOS: LENCO tem in a ruggedized off-road platform. e G3 has the same body design, in- terior features, and tactical options as Lenco's G2, but it comes standard with a heavier duty upgraded suspension and off-road tires, rims, and run flats to pro- vide enhanced off-road performance. It also features all-steel armor construc- tion, high ballistic protection, and a V8 turbo diesel engine. Lenco says the increased ground clearance and robust suspension allow for emergency response in rural regions where standard armored SWAT vehicles would experience challenges. n www.lencoarmor.com

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