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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Flower Mound Police Department Participating in Texas LESO Program

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The National Defense Authorization Act authorizes the Secretary of Defense to transfer excess Department of Defense (DoD) personal property to federal, state and local Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA) with special emphasis given to counter terrorism. The LESO Program allows LEAs to receive DoD excess property. Flower Mound Police Department is one of more than 13,000 local LEAs who have taken advantage of this unique program over the past several years.

Beginning this year, Presidential Executive Order (EO) 14074 requires participating law enforcement agencies to notify their civilian governing body and the public of their intent to participate in this program. This post serves as notification to the public and the Civilian Governing Body (Town Council) that the Flower Mound Police Department will participate in the Law Enforcement Support Office (LESO) Program and within the fiscal year may potentially request and acquire any controlled property deemed necessary contained on the comprehensive list outlined below.

Weapons (pistols, shotguns, long rifles), Weapon modification kits, Weapon parts, Training Weapons. Aircraft (Fixed & Rotary), Aircraft parts, Armored Vehicles (MRAPs, Peacekeepers, Armored HMMWVs & NTAVs), Vehicle parts, Weapon-mounted optics & lasers, Handheld Optics & lasers, Night Vision Devices (including thermal equipment), Optical & sighting equipment (range finders, boresights etc), Tactical cargo vehicles (HMMWV, Cargo trucks), Watercraft, Unmanned Ground Vehicles (all robots), Wheel assemblies, Tools (hand, pneumatic & power), Purpose-built Handheld Breaching Equipment, Decontamination Equipment, Computers & peripherals, Camouflage & deception equipment, Radio & Telephone Equipment, Generators, Lighting & observation towers, Riot gear (helmets, face shields, fixed batons over 2 ft., wearable gear & shields), Capability Sets, and Camera Sets

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