This page contains a Flash digital edition of a book.
SPECIAL REPORT Trends in Mobile Command and Specialty Vehicles


on scene longer without refueling. These upgrades keep a department abreast of current technologies with a fully functional state-of-the-art command vehicle at a fraction of the replacement price.


Multi-function units address the same fiscal issues above, and in addition to dedicated vehicles for Evidence Collec- tion, Cyber/Computer Crimes and Mobile Command/ Communication, Sirchie also offers a combination Crime Scene/Command vehicle and a Crime Scene Vehicle with an area for Digital and Computer evidence processing be- cause customers are now combining some of these func- tions into an individual vehicle.


Sirchie Mobile Command for the Directorate of Emergency Services with interior showing conference area and video screens.


replacing both older 120V AC and 12V DC interior lighting with higher-output and lower-consumption LED lighting. Older high-drain Halogen scene and flood lighting exterior lights can be replaced with higher-output and lower-drain LED lighting. On-board generator fuel consumption is re- duced by lessening the power drain, keeping the vehicle


Hall stated, “Sirchie routinely works with law enforce- ment agencies to develop and manufacture specialized po- lice vehicles to meet individual department needs. Whether the requirement is application driven or trying to stretch a tight budget to obtain a functional vehicle to fill an opera- tional void, our staff is experienced at making needs and budgets match.”


Kathy Marks has been a child abuse investigator for more than 30 years. She teaches classes regarding domestic terrorism and is a previous contributor to LAW and ORDER. She can be reached at kathymarks53@aol.com.


LaO Post your comments on this story by visiting www.lawandordermag.com


Philadelphia’s 4WD Ford F550 Crime Scene Unit by LDV.


Philadelphia’s 4WD Ford F550 Crime Scene Unit by LDV showing easily accessible side panel storage and rear entry.


The Mobile Crime Scene Units article in the June issue of LAW and ORDER incorrectly attributed the photos of the Philadelphia Police Crime Scene Unit. This specialized vehicle was built by LDV, Inc. (www.ldvusa.com)


36 LAW and ORDER I July 2015


Philadelphia Crime Scene Unit by LDV provides great nighttime lighting for a sewer search.


Philadelphia Crime Scene Unit by LDV shown using outside lighting for crime scene.


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64  |  Page 65  |  Page 66  |  Page 67  |  Page 68