A new state-of-the-art mobile command center truck for U.S. Attorneys was on display in the court yard of Department of Justice headquarters in Washington on Friday, drawing curious onlookers.
The U.S. Attorneys’ Mobile Operations Center is intended to serve prosecutors in national emergency situations, including weather-related and law enforcement events. The mobile workspace has secure satellite-based data, voice, and video connectivity to the DOJ network. Completed in October 2009, the black vehicle cost about $626,000 to build, according to the Justice Department’s public affairs office. Its estimated annual operating costs are about $225,000.
While the DOJ Office of Public Affairs wouldn’t allow us to display a photograph of the new vehicle, it looks a lot like the FBI’s command center depicted above.