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

Does anyone run a University fleet similar to ours? New Jersey City University has approximately 10,000 students, 1000 faculty & staff,...

View Topic

Hello, We are a County Fire District and presently have above ground fuel tanks at 26 Fire Stations. We would like to install an...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

1055 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

Brenda Davis, fleet commodity manager for Baker Hughes, was named the Professional Fleet Manager of the Year for 2015.

Read more

Blog

Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
Police Vehicles Pushed to the Limit in California

By Paul Clinton
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department conducted its annual evaluation of 2018-model-year police vehicles from Oct. 10 to 13. Agency deputies got behind the wheel of 13 four-wheel vehicles and five motorcycles for the testing.

2018 Police Motorcycles Tested in Michigan

By Paul Clinton