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Lenco Armored Vehicles

Based in Western Massachusetts, Lenco designs and manufactures armored vehicles, including its now-infamous "BearCats." Lenco has sold its armored vehicles to hundreds of police departments and Sheriff’s department SWAT teams across US, as well as to the US military, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the FBI.

Massachusetts police departments that have purchased armored vehicles from Lenco include: the Boston Police Department, the Watertown Police Department, the Pittsfield Police Department, and the Cambridge Police Department (a source of ongoing outrage amongst Cambridge residents). Furthermore, Lenco has sold its armored vehicles to multiple regional police collaboration organizations in Massachusetts, which make these vehicles available to the police forces and sheriff's departments who constitute their "member agencies." These include: the Central Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (CEMLEC), the Southeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (SEMLEC), the Central Region Homeland Security Advisory Council, and the Berkshire County Regional Strategic Response Team.

Lenco also sells its armored vehicles to an array of federal agencies, including: Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the US Army, the US Navy, the US Air Force, the US Marines, the US State Department, the US Marshals Service, and the FBI. In total, Lenco has derived $175.7 million to date through federal contracts, with the majority of this total originating from contracts with the US Department of Defense ($63.68 million) along with the US State Department ($43.65 million). Lenco has derived a total of $11.28 million through sales of its armored vehicles to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the agency responsible for carrying out the US federal government's regime of tracking, detentions, and deportations of Black and Brown migrants.

10 Betnr Industrial Drive, Pittsfield, MA 01201

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