DLA News Archive


Sept. 11, 2023

Leadership Spotlight: Deborah Smith

Leadership Spotlight highlighting the Chief of the Law Enforcement Support Office Branch Deborah Smith.

Sept. 1, 2023

Seminar in Battle Creek host representatives from around the nation

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ Law Enforcement Support Office, also known as the 1033 Program, hosted the 22nd annual national training seminar in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Sept. 1, 2022

DLA Disposition Services LESO hosts a successful in-person conference

DLA Disposition Services Law Enforcement Support Office hosted a successful in-person conference in Battle Creek, Michigan, a first since the pandemic.

Sept. 20, 2021

Virtual LESO seminar is a success

The Law Enforcement Support Office hosted a virtual seminar for law enforcement agencies who participate in the 1033 program as well as governor appointed, state coordinators.Annual LESO conferences are mandated by law. Due to the continuing pandemic conditions, this year’s conference was held in a virtual format but that did not stop the

June 22, 2021

Paris, Texas PD deploys surplus MRAP during SWAT response

The former military Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected armored vehicle protected police while taking about 30 rounds from a barricaded gunman in an all-night standoff.

June 21, 2021

Law Enforcement Support Office hosts state coordinators for in-person training

DLA Disposition Services’ LESO program invited state coordinators to the first face-to-face training since the pandemic.

Jan. 22, 2021

Former military vehicles shield police during Ohio shootout

Armored personnel carriers received through DLA’s Law Enforcement Support Office kept officers safe from a hail of bullets in Springfield Jan. 2.

Jan. 10, 2021

Deputies rescue family from flood water with equipment from DLA Disposition Services

Law enforcement agencies use Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services to acquire excess military equipment they want on hand but also hope they may never need to use.

Aug. 28, 2020

DLA Disposition Services Law Enforcement Support Office innovates to hold annual training conference

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ Law Enforcement Support Office conducted its annual training conference in August, and as with everything this year, it was a little different.