Crime rate is down but Police deploy heavy armor in America
Leading Alesia to a pole barn in Franklin, Cox shows him a MRAP ? a 55,000 pound, six-wheeled Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected armored-fighting vehicle with the word SHERIFF" emblazoned on its flank.
We don't have a lot of mines in Johnson County," confessed Sheriff Cox, who acquired the vehicle. "My job is to make sure my employees go home safe."Cox isn?t alone in believing his deputies have something to fear. Johnson County is one of eight Indiana law enforcement agencies to acquire MRAPs
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