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New Indy police mobile unit an office on the go

– Indianapolis police are hitting the road for emergencies and special events in a new rolling office that keeps all the tools they need at hand.

The $500,000 mobile incident command vehicle resembles a big bus but includes high-tech surveillance equipment, satellite and cellular capabilities that allow videoconferencing and wireless networking.

The Indianapolis Star reports ( the 38-foot vehicle was purchased with a U.S. Department of Justice grant.

Department of Public Safety spokesman Al Larsen says the vehicle is one of three mobile units the city owns. A 9-year-old unit will be used primarily for fire purposes. A 20-year-old vehicle will be repurposed for use by emergency medical personnel.

Indianapolis police Capt. Joe Finch says the vehicles help officers in the field stay safe and do their jobs.


Information from: The Indianapolis Star,