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New Orleans PD Rolls Out Rig Built by Ferrara Fire Apparatus

New Orleans (LA) Police Department Special Operations Unit

New Orleans (LA) Police Department Special Operations Unit
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In a time where peaceful gatherings can quickly turn into unruly demonstrations, having the ability to quickly adjust to any dynamic situation is paramount in keeping civilians and law enforcement teams safe. The New Orleans (LA) Police Department get that and have taken necessary precautions with their new Special Operations Unit.

After listening to the needs and requirements of the NOPD, Ferrara engineers specifically configured this unit to carry all the equipment needed to face any unknown emergency with speed and capability. This vehicle was purchased through cooperation of the City of New Orleans Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Some of the response duties it has been tasked with include:

  • SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics)
  • EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal)
  • Crowd Control
  • Hostage Negotiations
  • Clandestine Operations
  • Surveillance
  • Rescue
  • Incident Command Center
  • Recovery

Kevin Arnold
Specialty Vehicle Product Manager
kevin.arnold@ferrarafire.com
225-567-7100

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