Middlesex County in New Jersey added a Mobile Command Center to the County Prosecutor’s emergency response fleet. The vehicle was purchased with $180,768.22 in state Homeland Security Grant funds, according to a release from the County.
The Mobile Command Center can be deployed anywhere in the County when needed and is equipped with a roof-mounted satellite dish; two telescoping 500-watt floodlights; 7,000 kW generator; two dispatch radio command areas; communications ports for landlines, network wiring and CATV; interior and exterior jacks; rear conference area with bench seating; interior and exterior electrical outlets; and interior and exterior LED lighting. The purchase also included training on the use of the vehicle.
Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Andrew Carey said the on-scene unit will allow law enforcement officers to deploy and debrief officers while maintaining public safety.