Cherokee Nation Adds Armored Vehicle To Help Keep Citizens Safe - KTUL.com - Tulsa, Oklahoma - News, Weather & Sports

Cherokee Nation Adds Armored Vehicle To Help Keep Citizens Safe

Posted: Updated:

The marshals of the Cherokee Nation have a new tool to keep people safe.

Their Special Operations Team is training with a new armored vehicle.

It's not just for criminal situations. The primary use will be to help people who get stuck in remote areas because of weather or medical conditions.

"We didn't get this to intimidate, we got this to bring help to people who really, really need help," says Shannon Buhl, Marshal of the Cherokee Nation.

They got the equipment for free through the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

They also have plans to get a smaller version that would help them cross old bridges that cannot hold much weight.

  • Top Videos

  • NewsMore>>

  • Authorities Locate Man Wanted for Adair County Murder

    Authorities Locate Man Wanted for Adair County Murder

    James Manken (Courtesy: Adair County Sheriff)James Manken (Courtesy: Adair County Sheriff)
    Deputies with the Adair County Sheriff's Office have been searching for James Douglas Manken after he was charged with the July beating death of Wayne Wennerholm in Watts. That's located east of Tulsa along Highway 59.
    More >>
    Deputies with the Adair County Sheriff's Office have been searching for James Douglas Manken after he was charged with the July beating death of Wayne Wennerholm in Watts. That's located east of Tulsa along Highway 59.

    More >>
  • Special Meeting to Discuss Next Spavinaw Police Chief

    Special Meeting to Discuss Next Spavinaw Police Chief

    Chief Clarence William Gregory, Sr. was arrested July 24th on complaints of lewd molestation. Spavinaw is located east of Tulsa in Mayes County.
    More >>
    Chief Clarence William Gregory, Sr. was arrested July 24th on complaints of lewd molestation. Spavinaw is located east of Tulsa in Mayes County.

    More >>
  • Man Arrested After Hours-Long Standoff in Northwest Tulsa

    Man Arrested After Hours-Long Standoff in Northwest Tulsa

    Tulsa Police arrested a man after a standoff that lasted nearly three hours early Thursday morning.More >>
    Tulsa Police arrested a man after a standoff that lasted nearly three hours early Thursday morning.More >>

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow

P.O. Box 8 Tulsa, OK 74101-0008

Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTUL. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.