Dartmouth Police Department (MA) Mobile Command Center

VEHICLE OVERVIEW

The Dartmouth Police Department had us build them a new mobile command vehicle for their department. Their vehicle is built on a Ford E-450 Commercial Cutaway chassis with dual rear wheels and is powered by a 6.8L Triton V10 (gas) engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The body is a custom all aluminum 14ft. dry van body with sliding door access to the cab area. Entry into the vehicle is courtesy of cubside and rear entry doors. The rear door features a custom fabricated flip-down rear step.

Inside, the vehicle features three workstations complete with communications radios and 32" high resolution displays. Custom aluminum cabinets provide storage for gear. A galley with microwave and refrigerator was included. In the rear is a conference room with stowable two-section table. Fixed bench seats were construction that feature under-cushion storage. Magnetic dry erase white boards were built and integrated into the interior as well. We also prewired and made provisions for customer-supplied communications radios and computer.

A Coleman Mach 8 Series low profile air conditioner with thermostat handles the cooling inside the vehicle while 2 wall-mounted electric heaters handle the heating in the cooler months. An Onan Commercial Quiet 7kW housed in a custom fabricated generator housing provides electric power for the vehicle.

On the outside, two Kwik Raise pole lights were installed for night operations. An LDV-built, custom fabricated weatherproof exterior workstation was integrated into the body with flip-down work surface and electronics for operations outside the vehicle. A Fireco manual telescoping mast was installed to the outside of the vehicle with a dome network camera with lightfinder technology.  

VEHICLE DETAILS

  • Ford E-450 Commercial Cutaway
  • Triton V-10 engine (gas)
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • All aluminum dry van body (14ft.)
  • Curbside and rear entry doors
  • Flip-down aluminum rear step
  • Manual mast
  • Dome network camera
  • LDV-fabricated weatherproof workstation
  • High resolution display monitors
  • 3 interior workstations
  • Laminate counter tops
  • Rear conference area
  • Stowable conference table (2 sections)
  • Fixed bench seating
  • Fireco manual mast
  • LED interior lighting
  • Prewired for radios and computer
  • Emergency lighting and siren package
  • Wig Wag lighting
  • LED scene lights
  • LED pole lights
  • Onan 7kW generator
  • CAT6 wiring and jacks
The mission of the State Police is to respond to incidents statewide and to assist our federal and local law enforcement partners with their investigations. The new mobile crime laboratory will help ensure …
Colonel O'Donnell
Rhode Island State Police
Your team of employees is outstanding. I am very thankful for their dedication and professionalism with building our agency's command post and helping us meet our public safety mission.
Captain Steve Labatt
Hennepin County Sheriff's Office
The best feature of the vehicle is the flush floor slide-out in the front of the vehicle. It provides a very functional work area and always receives favorable comments.
Greg Logan
Chief Deputy, Woodbury County Sheriff
The Command Vehicle enhances our team policing philosophy, and enhances our ability to carry out our mission of 'Know us BEFORE you need us.
Chief Scott Greuel
Oshkosh Police Department
Workmanship. Attention to detail. From the design and the initial recommendations to guiding us in deciding on a floor plan and technology components to ensure we have a unit that will bring high value for us for many years to come …
Tobie Weberg
Deputy Inspector, Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office SWAT Commander
MOC 1 is working out great. No issues and we are so very pleased with it. We get lots of compliments about it when out and is truly meeting our needs.
Gerard J. Whittington, Jr.
Buffalo, NY
I wanted to drop you a note to say that we are very pleased with the product that we purchased from LDV. It is evident that your company invests in quality and the truck reflects the experience that LDV has in building. Thank you for …
Lt. Dwane Razzetti
Bergen County, NJ OEM
I just wanted to send a thank you for all the assistance you provided with the planning and purchase of our new SWAT vehicle. To say that we are impressed with it would be an understatement. It is exactly what our agency …
Sergeant John M. Dunham
Elmira, NY
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