Tag: tank

N.J. cops’ 2-year military surplus haul: $40M in gear, 13 armored vehicles

Police departments across New Jersey received thousands of military hand-me-downs — including 13 heavily-armored vehicles — over the past two years valued at nearly $40 million. Despite concerns about militarizing local departments, in the second half of last year alone, Read More

Bergen Race Driven By Vehicle Cost Convo

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The Bridgegate scandal. County worker fleets. Armored personnel carriers.  There’s a common transportation theme in this year’s Bergen County Executive race, Save Jerseyans, and truth be told, it’s better than another “blue law” Read More

Kathe Right to Tackle Tedesco’s Tanks

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Bergen County isn’t officially organizing a formal army, Save Jerseyans, but it is drawing fire from the ideological right and even the anything-but-right Bergen Record for purchasing military grade vehicles and equipment. Read More