Is the Bearcat a rescue vehicle, as was suggested by city councilors?

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LENCO, the manufacturer of the BEARCAT, has this video on their youtube channel. As you can see, this vehicle is all about making the police feel as militaristic as possible – it’s not a “safety” vehicle as is being touted in the Sentinel. Searching google for “Special Missions Public Safety Vehicle”, as it has been referenced, reveals articles about Keene, but nothing from LENCO or elsewhere. Clearly, LENCO didn’t just go and make up a new model just for Keene, NH, so it’s more accurate to call it by its actual acronym: “Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck

This is not a rescue vehicle…at least not for you. The “LE”, or Law Enforcement iteration of this armored personnel carrier has on its website as a feature: “open floorplan allows for response and rescue of downed personnel“. (emphasis added)

Please come out this Thursday and speak to the city commission on this matter. They need to hear from as many people as possible that it was a mistake to listen to the cops over the people. They need to get the message that Keene doesn’t want this monstrosity.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vm4bzV31k14

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19 Comments

  1. That video is just disgusting.

  2. I agree J, disgusting!! They shoudve demo'd it on the KAC !!

    After they retrieved all Gyros and Trainwrecks for consumption!!

  3. We dont care what they may say, Bearcat is here to stay!

    Baw baw baw ba ba baw baw!

  4. B.E.A.R.C.A.T., BEARCAT! GO!, BEARCAT, GO!…

    We're getting a BearCat, YIPPEE!…

    That'll put all you miscreants in yur places!

    Dear Lenco, Thanks for the

  5. B.E.A.R.C.A.T., BEARCAT! GO!, BEARCAT, GO!…

    We're getting a BearCat, YIPPEE!…

    That'll put all you miscreants in yur places!

    Dear Lenco, Thanks for the

    Cool, huh?

  6. That video is like watching twisted pornography, and to think that they actually paid the licensing fees to use AC/DC to score it…simply awful.

  7. GREAT ARTICLE iAN

  8. counter ATTACK TRUCK!

    It's just a harmless counter ATTACK truck.

    To attack….errr keep us safe with.

    Thats all folks …lol

  9. @Free Concord, also show how much money Lenco has to waste.

  10. It would be awesome to take that trough a drive through at a fast food place.

  11. i think it is a great idea to get the B.E.A.R.C.A.T. now stupid criminals will be put in their place.

  12. david on Fri, 3rd Feb 2012 3:05 pm

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    counter ATTACK TRUCK!

    It’s just a harmless counter ATTACK truck.

    To attack….errr keep us safe with.

    Thats all folks …lol

    "Now matter how they roll the dice, it had to be, the only one for derrick j is david c so happy together!!!!!!!!! How is the weather?????????????""

    David aint loving no body but him!! For all his Liiifeee!"

  13. we are going to WIN and .we ALL will WIN because that bearcat … is going to be STOPPED in its tracks 🙂

  14. Welcome to Fallujah…… err, I mean Keene.

  15. Jeremy spoke in, spoke in……….Jeremy spoke in FK Todaaaaaayyyyyyy!!

  16. outstanding. peace through superior firepower.

  17. david on Fri, 3rd Feb 2012 5:16 pm

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    we are going to WIN and .we ALL will WIN because that bearcat … is going to be STOPPED in its tracks

    —————————————————————————

    IDIOT! It doesn't have tracks, it has wheels, it's a truck, not a tank…

    And, IT'S COMING!

  18. Enslave,

    That song came out and was on MTV when I was in high school. I still get tormented!

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