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All Elwood police patrol vehicles to receive bullet-resistant windshields

Chief Jason Brizendine said the windshields cost up to $2,200 each.
Credit: WTHR/Rich Nye
There's a growing memorial for Noah Shahnavaz, an Elwood officer killed in the line of duty on Sunday, July 31, 2022.

ELWOOD, Ind. — The Elwood Board of Works and Public Safety approved a request by Chief Jason Brizendine to equip police vehicles with bullet-resistant windshields. 

Chief Brizendine said all 17 patrol vehicles in Elwood will receive the new windshields. 

The chief said each windshield will cost up to $2,200. 

Dana Safety Supply will supply the windshields.

The announcement came nearly three weeks after Elwood Police Officer Noah Shahnavaz was shot and killed during a traffic stop. 

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