Knox County EMA (IN) Mobile Command Center


Knox County EMA out of Indiana chose LDV to create their new mobile command center on a Freightliner MT-55 forward control chassis. Powered by a Cummins 240HP engine and Allisons 2200 HS automatic transmission with park pawl with PTO provision, this vehicle is ready to be out and about at a scene. For entry through the curbside access door, a 30" automatic electric steel entry step has been installed along with an automatic LED courtesy light to illuminate the entryway.

Upon entering the vehicle, there are four workstations for staff to utilize while at a scene. Each workstation includes a spider-base task chair with straps for use during transport and RJ-45 Cat6 network connections. The street side workstations feature multiple computer monitors and a 32" LED 1080P HDR Smart TV while the curbside workstation includes a framed magnetic whiteboard. A 43" monitor has been mounted to the curbside wall as well.

Blackout curtains have been included in the cab area for privacy when needed. A flush pocket door can also create separation between the front and rear areas when needed and has been installed on a heavy-duty aluminum track. Custom-fabricated aluminum closets provide storage space along with adjustable shelves to accommodate Knox County's storage needs at any time. There is also another electronics rack located across from these cabinets along with a printer that sits on a slide-out tray for easy access and maintenance when needed.

In the rear is a collaboration space that includes another workstation and pedestal conference table. The workstation features network connections and an electronics rack featuring multiple communications radios. Fixed bench seating with removable cushions provides additional storage to the rear area of the vehicle. The pedestal conference table can be stowed utilizing straps on the rear wall during transport while the pedestal legs can be stored in the custom aluminum cabinet. Pre-wire and installation provisions have been made for communications radios as well.

The exterior features a customer-supplied mast that has been installed on the rear of the vehicle. It also features a 12-kW diesel generator that has been mounted in its own custom-fabricated compartment. HVAC is handled by two low-profile air conditioners, 1 wall-mount 5,120 Btu/hr electric heater, and a diesel-fired furnace with individual thermostat inside a fuel-fired furnace cabinet. A 30" wide flip-down step has been installed on the rear bumper with a Diamondback open grating step surface for easy access to the dual rear entry doors. These dual rear entry doors feature heavy-duty fluted aluminum grab handles with rubber inserts for safe entry as well. Emergency lights finish off the exterior along with Knox County's colorful graphics.


  • Freightliner MT-55 forward control chassis
  • Cummins 240HP engine
  • Allison 2200 HS automatic transmission with park pawl with PTO provision
  • Kwik Raze pole with removable sensor mount
  • Custom-fabricated mounting system for electronics rack
  • HDMI Matrix Switcher
  • 12-kW diesel generator in custom-fabricated all aluminum compartment
  • (4) IP Perimeter cameras
  • LED dome light with 3 positions – red/off/white
  • 18′ automatic awning
  • Dome Network Camera with Lightfinder Technology
  • Customer-supplied mast
  • Heavy-duty vehicle leveling system
  • 15″ wide roof access ladder
  • Color backup camera system
"We are extremely happy with both of our LDV-built trucks. We have already recommended other Departments check-out LDV for their custom vehicle needs."
Deputy Chief Marty Bender
Fort Wayne Police Department
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
"I was very satisfied with the whole experience and process. I believe that the sales personnel and technicians are very knowledgeable and have years of institutional knowledge that shows in the execution of the unit. My questions were all ways answered immediately and if there was any reach back for additional confirmation it was always followed up with a phone call and email. The open lines of communication provided both of us the full awareness of where we were in the build process and helped eliminate unnecessary delays or unanswered questions. Everyone I encountered during my visits were always smiling and happy while working, which was great to see and experience. This is reflected in the finished product that was noticed by my staff and all others that have visited to see the new addition to our fleet."
Alex O'Rourke
Logistics Section Chief
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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