La Plata County receives maximum protection vehicle

LA PLATA COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – Authorities in La Plata County are showing off their latest crime-fighting tool.

The maximum protection vehicle, or Max-Pro-V, was donated to the La Plata County Sheriff’s office through the Colorado Department of Defense.

It can serve several functions including evacuate people near a SWAT scene and safely evacuate people during fires and storms.

It’s available to help law enforcement and fire crews in the Four Corners. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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