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Modesto Police Department News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Heather Graves, (209) 652-0514
Release Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 12:00:00 AM

Police Armadillo Hits High Crime Areas


Release Date: February 25, 2014 

Modesto Police Department

Media Relations Unit  

Office of the Chief of Police

600 10th Street, Modesto, CA 95354

Author: Heather Graves


Modesto, CA – The Modesto Police Department plans to deploy its Armadillo vehicle in areas plagued with crime.


The Armadillo is a surveillance vehicle equipped with cameras on all sides.  The purpose of the vehicle is to be a deterrent in high crime areas.  It will also be used to capture criminal activity, as well as help identify those involved in the crime. 


If you have any information regarding criminal activity, please call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.  Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.  Tipsters may also text information to Crime Stoppers at 274637.  Just type “TIP704” along with your message.


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