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Berkeley Police Price Quote For BearCat Armored Vehicle
by Occupy Berkeley Media
Thursday Mar 29th, 2012 2:06 AM
This is a scan of a price quote sent from Lenco Armored Vehicles to the Berkeley Police Department. The item in question is a Lenco BearCat with hydraulic ram costing over $200,000.00.

Berkeley PD has also been in contact with The Armored Group, LLC in regards to a similar vehicle the Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport. The BATT has a Batman symbol on it.
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These types of armored urban assault vehicles are booming trend for American police forces. They are military grade, more appropriate for war than community policing.

§The Armored Group, LLC
by Occupy Berkeley Media Thursday Mar 29th, 2012 2:06 AM
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One page scanned from a document sent from the Armored Group, LLC to the Berkeley Police Department, in regards to a Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport.
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The Berkeley police at it again?Zachary RunningWolfFriday Mar 30th, 2012 1:21 PM
cost effectiveness.Thursday Mar 29th, 2012 7:42 AM