La Boit Specialty Vehicles Featured in Law and Order Magazine July 2016

July 22, 2016 | 0

Law and Order Magazine is a publication for police management. According to their website, the magazine has been in publication for 56 years, and currently reaches more than 38,000 individuals in top and middle law enforcement management.

In their July 2016 issue, they published an article titled “The Latest in Bomb Trucks.” In it, they interviewed La Boit National Sales Manager, Koni Wade, and La Boit client, Lt. Matt Monahan, with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, about their 2007 Mobile Command Center and Bomb Squad unit.

From the article:

Koni Wade with La Boit said they customize bomb squad vehicles to fit equipment such as robots. The primary focus for bomb squad vehicles is the ability to load and unload the robot when needed for a quick deployment. This sounds simple but is critical for movement of the robot. Sirens, lighting packages, and various other items are offers, depending on customer requirements. The truck is also a communications base and usually has a lot of seating, with storage for bomb gear.

Lt. Matt Monahan, Bomb Squad Commander, Lee County (FL) Sheriff’s Department, reported that one of the primary needs for their La Boit bomb truck was adequate storage, with the interior designed to hold as much equipment as possible to keep from having to deploy additional staff and trucks to carry the equipment. “La Boit was excellent to work with and did the truck’s layout as Lee County requested. Durability of construction is important and we needed heavy weight-bearing cabinet construction.”

“It’s all about storage and the capability of having as much equipment at the scene as possible,” Monahan says. “We can have everything we need at the scene. Storage is a huge issue for full-service bomb squads and we had quickly grown out of our previous small truck. Operability is important, having the storage plus the ability to work in the vehicle.”

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About La Boit Specialty Vehicles

La Boit Specialty Vehicles president Gil Blais first started La Boit in his garage in 1981, where he hand-made organizational boxes for traveling veterinarians. Fast forward to today, La Boit Specialty Vehicles is now a leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing for the Veterinary, Spay/Neuter/Adoption, Dental, Medical, Command, and Bloodmobile industries.

La Boit Specialty Vehicles offers a variety of vehicles to suit your needs, from 18ft pull-behind trailers to 40ft drivable coaches, none of which require a CDL to drive. Best of all, our vehicles are commercially-built from the chassis up for your specific needs, and are never converted RVs.

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