NASHUA POLICE DEPARTMENT VEHICLES
Bomb Squad Response Vehicle
Purchased: 2004
Grant: The interior portion of the response vehicle was fabricated utilizing private donations, a private grant from the McLean foundation, and Federal Grant funding. The vehicle itself was acquired using drug forfeiture funds.
Assignment: Nashua Police Bomb Squad
Description: The Bomb Squad response vehicle is used for team response to incidents of hazardous situations in the greater Nashua Area. It is outfitted to transport numerous items used in the rendering safe process of explosive devices to include the Remotec F6-A robot.

Crime Scene Investigation Unit / Evidence Recovery Vehicle
Purchased: September 2007
Grant: No. This vehicle was purchased using drug forfeiture funds.
Assignment: Detective Bureau - Evidence/Crime Scene Unit
Description: 2007 Chevrolet 5500 truck with 18' box containing the crime scene evidence recovery, storage unit.

Lenco Bear Cat
Purchased: 2003
Grant: No. Acquired using drug forfeiture money.
Assignment: Special Reaction Team
Description: The Bear Cat is used for Officer/Citizen down rescues. The Bear Cat is built to protect up to 10 Officers from high velocity rifle rounds.

Mobile Communications Center
Purchased: January 2006
Grant: Yes. Homeland Security Grant.
Assignment: All major incidents.
Description: The Mobile Communications Center is a complete mobile dispatch center that was purchased through Homeland Security Funds and put into service in January 2006. It is self contained and can be utilized wirelessly in a variety of situations for a variety of services. The unit has an onboard generator that provides power to the high tech equipment inside and it has all of the capabilities that personnel would have as if they were within the walls of the Nashua Police Department. The vehicle is equipped with computers, interoperability radios, telephones, internet access, the unit is capable of providing the technology necessary to the officers during special events and incidents. This unit has been activated for Special Reaction Team Response, Homicides, 4th of July activities, Homeland Security Drills and Serious Auto Accidents.

Motorcycle Unit
Purchased: 1997 and 2010
Grant: No.
Assignment: All four motorcycles are assigned to the Uniform Field Operations Bureau. They are used by specially trained officers primarily for motor vehicle enforcement or where their increased mobility will allow officers to reach a particular emergency faster than an officer in a car. Additionally they are used for special details such as parades, funerals, dignitary escorts and displays. They may be used any time weather permits and there is no snow or ice on the roadways.
Description: Two 1997 Harley Davidson FLHP Road Kings and Two 2010 Harley Davidson FLHP Road Kings

Police motorcycles are standard Harley Davidson Police Motorcycles. The engines are 1340cc/84 cubic inch for the 1997 models and 1690cc/103 cubic inch engines for the 2010 models. All are equipped with blue lights and sirens, as well as electrical outlets to power radar units. None of the motorcycles have radios, as officers work off portable radios.

Mountain Bike Unit
Purchased: First purchased in 1994
Grant: No.
Assignment: Officers assigned to this Specialty Unit are responsible for patroling downtown neighborhoods and business districts. Officers are specifically trained for the unit and must pass a qualification training course, and complete yearly recertification.
Description: The Bicycle Patrol Unit was established to provide another avenue of responding to the Community's needs in this area. The main reason for moving Officers from the Patrol Car to the bicycle was to allow the Officer the time and opportunity to work with the community and to have it become more involved with Law Enforcement as part of the Department's Community Policing program.

Officers assigned to the Bike Patrol actively participate in Community Policing while being more proactive in the fight against crime throughout the City of Nashua.

Prisoner Transport Vehicle
Purchased: April 2004
Grant: No.
Assignment: Prisoner Transportation
Description: The Prisoner Transport Vehicle is a 2004 Chevy Express Van used to transport prisoners. This vehicle is equipped with a two compartment insert made of aluminum. Which has bench seats, lighted, air conditioned and is heated. It has one side entrance and one rear entrance. This insert can hold up to 10 prisoners at a time.The two compartments allows us to separate prisoners from each other. This vehicle is equipped with all emergency equipment.

Uniform K-9 Patrol Vehicle
Purchased: February 2002, March 2007
Grant: No.
Assignment: Uniform Patrol
Description: Uniform Patrol has two K-9 units. A 2002 Chevy Tahoe and a 2007 Ford Crown Victoria Interceptor. These vehicles are fully marked with all emergency equipment. The rear of the unit has a self contained K-9 insert which is made of aluminum and has a sliding center door that allows the Officer to let the K-9 into the front of the vehicle if needed. The insert is equipped with a remote door opening system that allows the Officer to open the rear door remotely in the event of an emergency. Also the insert is equipped with a paging system that alerts the Officer that that vehicle inside temperature is reaching a unsafe temperature for the K-9. This system is used when the Officer leaves the K-9 in the vehicle alone.

Uniform Patrol Vehicle
Purchased: 2005 to 2007
Grant: No.
Assignment: Uniform Patrol
Description: Uniform Patrol has 20 Marked police package Ford Crown Victoria Interceptors that are heavy duty, pursuit capable and designed for law enforcement. These vehicles are fully marked with all emergency equipment that include two radios, Mobile data computer, Light bar, Siren, Flashing headlights, Corner strobes, Prisoner partition cage, Prisoner restraint seat, Window bars, First aid supplies, Fire extinguisher, Pro bar and Lock out tool. These vehicles are specially ordered with specific options needed to install our emergency equipment.

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