Non-military Armored Vehicle - Emergency Services

Emergency Services

See also: Police vehicle

Several domestic police forces possess armored vehicles. These may exist as part of specific response units, such as SWAT. Other forces in specific trouble spots, such as apartheid South Africa, or Northern Ireland at the height of The Troubles, may routinely patrol in armored vehicles.

In Israel, the Emergency medical services also have armored ambulances for the protection of patients and crew.

In Germany, the Sonderwagon or Specialwagon is used for riot-control. An armored 6x6 vehicle, the Sonderwagon emblazoned with POLIZEI demonstrates the additional paramilitary capability of the Bundespolizei, which has arrest powers like the U.S. FBI but paramilitary capability like the U.S. National Guard.

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