They spent the money on infrastructure. Radios, hazmat training, etc. That truck he bought gets maintained because it gets used. Meanwhile, the trailer it is supposed to haul someday (and if there is an attack, there will be mutual aid and repositioning of these resources to cover any new gaps) could sit there for months with a flat tire, and no one would notice.
We have just created a massive welfare program for law enforcement. More to come. First it was the war on drugs and now this.