Darlington County council votes no to add military vehicle to its fleet

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The Darlington County Sheriff's Office recently obtained a military style vehicle, or MRAP.

Sheriff Wayne Byrd asked council members to consider adding the mine-resistant armor protected vehicle to its fleet.

At a council meeting Tuesday night, members voted against the consideration and will not be adding the MRAP to the county's fleet.

In addition to the agenda, four school resource officers will be added throughout the county.

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