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Get Carried Away Utility Helicopter

UP TO $922k
Get Carried Away Utility Helicopter. Total Given: 96. Total Value: $88m.
Total given 96 Total value $88m Top recipient U.S. State Department’s narcotics enforcement branch in Florida (41)
A Department of Defense
Gift Guide 2014
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By Tom Meagher, Andy Rossback and Lisa Iaboni
Shopping for holiday gifts for your local police department, park ranger or campus security team? How about an “interim fast attack vehicle”? Or a nice grenade launcher? These are just a few of the $5 billion dollars worth of surplus items that the Defense Department has distributed to law enforcement agencies and others in its Excess Property Program, also called the 1033 program. Below is a list of gifts culled from records that the department quietly made public last month. The values are based on what the Pentagon paid when it acquired the equipment. The recipients paid only shipping.
For Night Owls Night Vision Goggle

Total given 2,894

Total value $14m

UP TO $6k


Top recipient Oakland County, Mich. Sheriff’s Department (250)
Special Delivery Grenade Launcher

Total given 205

Total value $147k

Top recipient Alabama Department of Public Safety (9)
$720
Fast ‘N Furious Interim Fast Attack Vehicle

Total given 1

Total value $65k

Top recipient Lee County, Ga. Sheriff’s Department
$65k
Practical Extreme Cold Weather Mitten Set Total given 646 pairs

Total value $23k
UP TO $43


Top recipient Kern County, Calif. Sheriff’s Department (100 pairs)
Good for Dad Small Craft
Boat

Total given 55

Total value $1.1m

Top recipient Jamestown, Tenn. Police Department (5)

UP TO $336k
The Hobbyist Bomb-Disposal Robot

Total given 419

Total value $5m

Top recipient FBI Dallas Main Division (99)
UP TO $174k
Ride in Style Mine-Resistant Vehicle

Total given 624

Total Value $420m
UP TO $1.3m


Top recipients FBI in Hawaii, Florida Highway Patrol and Texas Department of Public Safety Traffic Enforcement each received three.
Stocking Stuffer Anti-Personnel Mine Foot Protection Total given 13 pairs

Total value $8k

Top recipient Oxford, Ala. Police Department (7 pair)
$663
The Green Thumb Rigid Handle Machete

Total given 84

Total value $1,758

Top recipient U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Long Beach, Calif. (38)
$20