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A Fond Farewell

After 54+ years....

Welcome!

 

We are a family owned & operated small business located about 60 miles west of Chicago in Sycamore, IL.  We sell new & used vehicles, and outfit squad cars, firetrucks, ambulances, security vehicles, tow trucks, snowplows, etc.

Our company has many satisfied customers all over the United States that we have been doing business with for many years. The experience of being in the police industry for many years has helped us develop, what we think, is the best business available for customers needing police, fire, towing, or security related materials

 

October 2, 2023

 

 

To All Our Family, Friends, Customers, Vendors, Etc.,

 

We want to sincerely thank you for the relationship we have enjoyed with you over the years. We appreciate the confidence you placed in us, and are thankful beyond words for everything you have meant to us. For a small business to survive 54+ years is an incredible accomplishment, which simply would not have been possible without the patronage and support we have received from you.

Over the last 54 years, we have been able to serve:

  • Federal, State, County, and Local Agencies 

  • Private businesses; Security companies, Tow companies, Construction, Landscapers, Snow plow, Road escorts, Survey companies, Dealerships, etc.

  • Private Individuals, Our own Employees & their families

  • Our Family members, Friends, Friends of friends, Family members of friends

 

It is therefore with great sadness that we are writing today to let you know that we have decided to close Veto Enterprises. This decision was not an easy one but after the turmoil and uncertainty of the pandemic, and now with supply chain issues complicating even simple business functions, the time has come to say goodbye.

We will continue to handle the currently existing orders and/or projects, and will continue to take care of anything we can that may come up in the meantime.  That said, we cannot take any new orders of new vehicles and/or upfits at this point.  The office will remain open through the end of the year as we wind down operations to handle accounts payable/receivable, etc, but we will close to the public on or about November 30, 2023 (see our social media pages for the most up to date information).  PLEASE, we ask for your patience during this transition, this is proving to be a very difficult season for us all!

We are having a liquidation sale of any remaining inventory, so watch your email and/or our social media pages for the latest updates on this or give us a call to set up an appointment, or click here

 

For your future needs, we suggest you consider contacting:

Buss Boyz Customs, Lena, IL - installs & equipment

Lund Industries, Northlake, IL - installs & equipment

Suburban Accents, Rolling Meadows, IL - graphics 

Thomas Dodge, Nick Pash - Dodge/Chrysler vehicles

Currie Ford, Tom Sullivan - Ford/Chevrolet vehicles

Morrow Brothers Ford, Richie Wellencamp - Ford vehicles

Good friends and people like you made doing business an absolute pleasure - we have forged some lifelong friendships that we hope can continue.  Please feel free to contact us if you would like to stay in touch with Bob or any of us, and we can add you to the list!  (If anyone is interested, I can set up a schedule to spend some time with Bob - lunch, dinner, ridealongs, etc.)  

**We will be having a Fond Farewell Celebration here at the office, on January 13, 2024 from 2 PM - 7 PM - please RSVP here & save the date!!!

Sincerely,

Bob, Tina, Craig, Sue, & Amber

Operating Hours:
​Police Car Sales & Equipment Specialists


MONDAY - FRIDAY: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

​SATURDAY: By appointment

SUNDAY:  Closed

​NIGHT DROPBOX AVAILABLE

​815.895.9755

212 W. Exchange St.

Sycamore, IL 60178-1407

sales@vetoenterprises.com

About Us

​Veto Enterprises Incorporated was established in August of 1969 by Robert A. Veto. Bob started out in the law enforcement equipment field after being an officer. He kept in mind how little money most departments have to spend in order to purchase equipment, and he started what he calls "Creative Selling." He takes in all sorts of trade-ins on newer vehicles and/or equipment. This "Creative Selling" enables departments to purchase things they wouldn't have been able to with funds generated from auctions and such, which normally go into a general   fund. Airplanes, exotic cars, and even jail room novelties are just a few of the trades that have been taken in.  In 1992 his daughter, Tina joined the business, his son Craig started in 2000, and his daughter Sue, also works with us as time allows.  Bob's granddaughter, Amber also has recently joined our crew!

Today,  Veto Enterprises is still going strong for over 54 years! We are a family owned and operated business, and have been since the beginning. We serve customers all over the United States, Canada, and overseas. Our goal is to provide exceptional service and satisfaction to all of our customers.  Veto Enterprises is a One Stop shop!  

 

 

Our Services

 

​We professionally install all of our equipment (yours or ours) and have many supplies and equipment ready for sale without the hassle of waiting for parts to arrive.  Many satisfied customers rely on us time and time again because they know our expertise, and one-on-one service cannot be outdone.

  • Did you know - used police cars make excellent starter vehicles for teens!  They are very heavy duty & made to withstand the abuse a 1st time driver puts forth.

  • We are now a dropship point for Ford Motor Co - have your cars sent direct to us for install from the factory.

 

Did you know? 

  • You can have your new vehicle drop-shipped to us to outfit.

  • We try to make it as easy as possible, by being a 1-stop shop for your needs.

  • We work hand in hand with a graphics company to finish off your new squad & make it look better than ever!

  • Bob personally takes about 25-35 trips annually around the United States & abroad, delivering vehicles and picking up trades.

  • Veto Enterprises gift certificates make the perfect gift for any occasion!!

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Meet Our Team!

 

Robert A. Veto

Bob founded Veto Enterprises back in 1969 with the hope of helping agencies to be better equipped & prepared for the job.  Bob is our Sales Guru, Sultan of Swap, and Head Honcho.  

bob@vetoenterprises.com

Craig R. Veto

Bob's son Craig joined us back in 2000.  He runs the shop and keeps the guys on task, as well as being a superb salesman.  If you have technical question - of if you're looking for something Bob can't answer - he's your guy! 

craig@vetoenterprises.com

Tina M. Fleenor

Bob's daughter Tina has been with us since she graduated high school.  Tina manages the office, and tries to keep to the guys in line.  Wish her luck! 

tina@vetoenterprises.com

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