New York City Sanitation Dept Garbage Truck set 1/50 Sc
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Sold Date: 07/13/2009
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
New York City Sanitation Dept Garbage Truck 1/50 ScaleNew York City Department of Sanitation The New York City Department of Sanitation, or DSNY, is a uniformed force of unionized sanitation workers in New York City . Their responsibilities include garbage collection, recycling collection, street cleaning, and snow removal . Like the rest of New York's uniformed forces, they have a nickname: "New York's Strongest." The section of Worth Street between Centre and Baxter Streets in Manhattan is named "Avenue of the Strongest" in their honor. The New York City Department of Sanitation is the largest sanitation department in the world, with 7,899 uniformed sanitation workers and supervisors, 2,041 civilian workers, 2,230 collection trucks, 275 specialized collection trucks, 450 street sweepers, 365 salt and sand spreaders, 298 front end loaders, 2,360 support vehicles, and handles over 12,000 tons of residential and institutional refuse and recyclables a day.  Under Commissioner John J. Doherty, New York City's streets are reportedly the cleanest that they have been in over 30 years. DSNY has its own police force, the Sanitation Police , composed of uniformed and undercover officers who handle sanitation related emergency calls, and enforce sanitation related laws in addition to state and city traffic and criminal laws in the 5 boroughs of New York City . DSNY officers have Special Patrolman status which gives officers peace officer powers. Officers can carry and use firearms , carry and use handcuffs , make warrantless arrests , issue summonses , and use physical and deadly force. The police force uses marked and unmarked police cars . MINT In Box Diecast with plastic parts and detailed tampos. This is an awesome vehicle to use in a science project, Lionel train layout or just a nice to to remind children about recycling! 1/50 scale vehicle, over 7 inches long, 3 inches tall! Set contains: A dumpster, waste collector truck Diecast metal, with plastic parts Rubber Tires Real Operating features Authentic Markings Mint condition, awesome graphics on the package Never removed from the package Great for your Lionel or O Scale model train layout
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