Well, I have always loved the sturdy, rugged looks of the Alvis Saxon APC (shown above) which closely resembles the evergreen Saladin AFV sans the 76mm gun.
Sometime last weekend while reviewing British armoured vehicles, it became clear that the Alvis Saxon APC, mainstay of the Nigeria Police Mobile Force fleet (of about 400 APCs, most of them given by state governments as tokens of operational support), is not only able to survive 9kg of TNT blasts emanating from landmines or IEDs, but can also drive through a wall of 7.62mm automatic rifle fire at POINT-BLANK range. Ditto 155mm artillery shrapnel. Now that is good.
The Nigeria Police Force also operate Casspir APCs for MOPOL and Anti Terrorism Squad personnel.
Way back in 1984, the Nigeria Police Force took delivery of 75 units of Alvis Saxon APCs for their MOPOL units. Most of them appear to be in great condition still (see photo above of a Saxon APC detailed to MOPOL 10 Squadron, Bauchi).
For their JSTF MOPOL and special operations ATS contingents, NOTHING stops the Nigeria Police Force from mopping all Casspir (can take 14kg TNT blasts), RG 31 and Saxon APCs plus the array of Israeli-supplied APCs which have featured prominently on the shopping lists of state governments seeking to aid the operations of the Police Commands deployed to their states. Most of the Israeli-built APCs so acquired are similarly mine resistant.
The Police High Command can greatly boost the personal safety of their personnel deployed for JSTF operations by moving them (Saxon, Casspir and RG-31 MRAPs) to the frontline while those APCs which cannot withstand the rigours of that lawless theatre can be rotated to other states in the Middle Belt and the South where landmine and IED blasts or ambushes are not essentially operational hazards. By so doing, they just might pool a fleet of 150 task-specific armoured vehicles.
In the interim, the rest of the Police APC nationwide which are not pooled for COIN ops would suffice for riot control.