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Weapons & Equipment by Departments

Bald Head Island Police Department: 2 military surplus rifles, 1 military surplus truck

Bladen County Sheriff's Office: 3 military surplus trucks

Boiling Spring Lakes Police Department: military surplus rifles, 1 military surplus boat

Brunswick County Sheriff's Office: Armored Personnel Carrier, Hummer, military rifles, Air One helicopter, boat acquired through Homeland Security grant

Burgaw Police Department: military surplus AR-15s

Carolina Beach Police Department: 5 ton military surplus truck. Personnel Carrier. 2 Humvees. 2 boats, gas masks, thermal imager.

Kure Beach Police Department: Military surplus AR-15s and M-16s

New Hanover County Sheriff's Office: AR-15s, participate in SABLE helicopter program (army surplus aircraft), 2 boats funded through port security

Pender County Sheriff's Office: 5 ton military surplus truck, ERT weaponry, participate in SABLE helicopter program

UNCW PD: military surplus 4WD SUV

Whiteville Police Department: M-16 rifles

Wilmington Police Department: BearCat armored vehicle, participate in SABLE helicopter program, Infrared gear used on SABLE, Marine Craft Boat, Bomb Robot Support Vehicle, military-style rifles

Wrightsville Beach Police Department: M-14s, AR-15s, license plate recognition system

Tabor City Police Department: Army surplus truck, water trailer, 2 M-14 rifles,

Several departments noted their military surplus vehicles are primarily used for search and rescue, and in the event of flooding.

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