Facing a rise in mass shootings and incidents of terrorism, improving safety has become a top concern for police departments across the nation. But does that mean a state university really needs a bomb-proof, 13-ton SUV?
It's not just the police department at Ohio State University. The Dallas County Sheriff's Office has taken delivery of its $600,000 bombproof fortress, along with another one delivered to Murfreesboro Police Department in Tennesse. And thanks to a Pentagon program, many of these trucks that once roamed the Middle East will soon be patrolling American streets.Read More »from Why the hottest new police car is a bomb-proof military SUV