Local SWAT training raised a couple of eyebrows in Aberdeen yesterday, listeners reported seeing the city’s Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle on State Street Wednesday afternoon. Sources tell KBKW that some members of the regional response team renewed their annual certification on that vehicle, and another response vehicle.
The city received the armored vehicle at no charge from the U.S. military last year.

Featured in the photo is the city’s Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle during the Aberdeen Founder’s Day Parade in 2014.

(Edited to corrected MRAP acronym, Mine Resistant Ambush Protected)