Ex-military equipment in use by Nassau County police

One MRAP, at left, has been re-purposed as
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One MRAP, at left, has been re-purposed as a rescue vehicle capable of going through deep water, while a Humvee has been equipped with a boat for water rescues. Another armored Humvee is part of the Bureau of Special Operations equipment. (Credit: Chuck Fadely)

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Nassau County police through a government program have acquired ex-military equipment, including Humvees and a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, known as an MRAP.

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