Local Law Enforcement Purchase Armored Personnel Carrier

Local law enforcement are adding a new tool to their rescue vehicle arsenal.

Beloit and Janesville Police along with teh Rock County Sheriff's Office are banding together to spend $195,000 in seized assets and forfeitures on a refurbished 2009 Lenco Bearcat.

Bearcat stands for Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck.  Beloit Police Captain William Tyler says the armored personnel carrier would be used for situations with armed subjects.

The vehicle is expected to be on the road in the next week.  It will be officially unveiled Thursday afternoon at the Beloit Rotary Center.

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