“We don’t care; we just want to get rid of them,” said Undersheriff John Wisemore. “We realized they weren’t as safe for what we were going to be using them for.”…
Tucson Police have garaged two 10-ton carriers that they got from the Pentagon in 1996. The pair of tracked assault vehicles were built to carry antitank defense missile systems but had the armaments removed.
“They are kind of broke down,” said Tucson Police Department spokesman Officer Brandon Tatum, adding that they are “obsolete.”
He said the department had upgraded to a modern SWAT vehicle “that looks less like a tank. It looks like a bank truck,” he said.