SCPD buys anti-terror equipment

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Suffolk County Police Department will be getting new anti-terror equipment.

The department used state and federal grants to purchase drones, a battery-operated Jaws of Life, a 12-foot inflatable boat and a radiation detection vehicle.

Police officials say that the equipment has been purchased through no expense of taxpayers. 

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