Sheriff's new Hummer being prepared for duty | News
The Daviess County Sheriff's Office is putting the final touches on its newest vehicle. Their newly restored Hummer was having blue lights and a siren installed at On Duty Depot in Owensboro Wednesday afternoon.
According to the sheriff, the county acquired it from unused Army Surplus which recycled it and saved it from rusting away. Keith Cain says the cost to taxpayers was less than $500. Nearly all the work on the vehicle was done by volunteers.
Authorities say the hummer will appear at public events as part of public awareness and education campaign. The Hummer will be on display Saturday at the Men Who Cook Event at the Cliff Hagan Boys and Girls Club in Owensboro.
The Daviess County Sheriff would like to thank Greg's Collision Center, DMC Graphics, Best Buy of Owensboro, Autovision, Deno's Upholstery, ...West Side Towing, Tim Pedley's Truck and Trailer, On Duty Depot, THe United States Army, and others who are helping to field a purpose built vehicle that will help the Sheriff's Office perform it's many Public awareness and education responsibilities.