Thursday, October 30, 2014

Saddleback College’s MRAP makes it to OC Weekly’s “OC’s Scariest” list

OC's Scariest People 2014! Scary People to Avoid in the Dark!
15. SADDLEBACK COLLEGE'S MRAP
     Terrorists and lone-wolf school shooters beware: Saddleback College is ready for you! Thanks to a federal program that allows local police departments to get military hand-me-downs, the Mission Viejo community college snagged itself a mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle better suited to fighting jihadis than sixth-year communication majors. It's the only campus police force in the nation with less than 10 full-time cops to have one, which is only used to wow dumb high school kids. No word yet if the MRAP is equipped to protect students from exploding textbook costs and tuition fees, though.
     Mitigating Factor: Just waiting for a Gaucho to take it for a joy ride on Alicia Parkway.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Forget the joy ride. With the M72s and the AT4s in the campus police arsenal, it will never get off campus (unless the loss of FTES gets in the way).

Anonymous said...

A new meaning to saddleback's ability to expand it's service areas. ;)

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