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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.

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.

June 10, 2020

Then and Now: A 2020 look into LESO

Since its inception over 20 years ago, the Law Enforcement Support Office, more commonly referred to as the 1033 program, has provided various kinds of excess Department of Defense property to law enforcement agencies across the country. Throughout its history, numerous questions have been asked: where did the program originate, what is the purpose, who is eligible to participate and how does it work?

May 22, 2020

Former military personnel carrier used in Michigan flood response

The Bay County Sheriff’s Department responded to recent regional dam breaks with a vehicle received through the Defense Logistics Agency’s Law Enforcement Support Office.

May 20, 2020

DLA Disposition Services continues equipping the COVID-19 fight

Many government and health care agencies continue receiving medical supplies needed to support the COVID-19 response from a Defense Department team that manages the military’s excess equipment.

May 4, 2020

First responders use DLA excess for pandemic readiness

Police and fire organizations around the country are using their access to surplus military equipment to augment healthcare response in their local jurisdictions.

April 27, 2020

Excess military trucks support LAPD during COVID-19 pandemic

The department has received three flatbed trucks from the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services team at Barstow, California, through the Law Enforcement Support Office Program, also known as the 1033 Program.

April 7, 2020

School district uses excess Guard trucks to deliver meals

Pennsylvania’s West Mifflin Area School District is dishing out 800 meals daily with trucks acquired for free through DLA.

Feb. 18, 2020

Equipment from DLA Disposition Services to the rescue

Surplus military vehicles from DLA Disposition Services helped in the rescue of a woman, two children and two dogs when they became stranded in a wilderness area in Washington recently.