The Vehicle Incidents and Issues topic deals with issues related to specialized patrols like motorcycle units as well as vehicular risks and challenges to law enforcement, including vehicle crashes involving police and vehicular assaults against officers. From single-car traffic accidents to high-speed pursuits, most law enforcement injuries and fatalities occur in, or immediately outside of, a police officer’s vehicle.
The Rook is six-tons of pure responsive force! Built by Ring Power in St. Augustine, Florida, it is an armored critical incident vehicle designed and built around a powerful Cat 287C Multi-Terrain Loader with an 84 gross HP engine, 13,000 lbs. operating weight, rugged wide rubber tracks, dual joystick controls, and enclosed cab with air conditioning/heat. Added protection is provided by custom installed bullet-proof glass, and NIJ Level IV armor cab reinforcement fabrication.