Fla. County Seeks New Sheriff Fleet Facility

December 13, 2016

Sarasota County, Fla., plans to build a new maintenance and storage facility for the sheriff's fleet. The project would include 13 vehicle service bays, storage and office space, and a refueling station, and is estimated to cost $20.9 million, reports the Herald-Tribune.

The proposed facility's location is more central than the existing fleet facility, and would offer easier access to sheriff equipment, including bomb squad vehicles and armored SWAT trucks, in the event of an emergency. It would also provide more protection than the currently facility, where the agency's vehicles and equipment are kept uncovered. 

County commissioners voted to rezone the land for government use at a recent meeting, and will vote on the fleet facility with its capital improvements plan in February.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

FleetFAQ

Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

View All

Recent Topics

How long do you run your dump trucks? Miles and years? What has been your experience in maintenance costs if you run over 150,000 miles?...

View Topic

Utility Meter Trucks. I am purchasing water meter reading trucks for our utility. The water system is composed of mostly rural roads...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

961 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

The Truck Rental and Leasing Associaton (TRALA) is a non-profit national trade association for the truck renting and leasing industry.

Read more

Blog

Managing a Police Fleet

Managing High-Speed Pursuits

By Patrick Oliver and Samuel Kirchhoff
Pursuits can be deadly for everyone involved, but they can't be prohibited in all cases. So agencies need to have policies and procedures in place to reduce the danger.

How to Deal With the Privileges of Rank

By Paul Clinton