Someone else's surplus

Sunday, November 22, 2015
Courtesy of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department

With the recent departure of five armored semi tractors, the Putnam County Sheriff's Department rid itself of one of some of the last, most visible symbols of the department's former involvement with a military surplus program. Another big step came several months ago when Sheriff Scott Stockton and Chief Deputy Phil Parker oversaw the return of five machine guns. The sheriff told the Putnam County Commissioners back in April that the department was getting out of the program, but it has taken much of 2015 to actually return the dozens of items acquired over a number of years.

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  • I hope that the person in charge of getting these SURPLUS pieces had NOTHING to do with Federal Grants ! Thanks to the new administration for cleaning it out. However you might want to hang onto a couple of machine guns with us being between Chicago and that HUGE MUSLIM mosque in Plainfield !

    -- Posted by Yathunk on Mon, Nov 23, 2015, at 9:39 AM
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