NAPD to get new cars | News
NEW ALBANY, IN (WAVE) – New Albany’s police cars are getting a major overhaul.
The New Albany Police Department is upgrading their aging fleet of Crown Victorias for brand new cruisers modeled on the Ford Taurus. The agency bought 12 new cars at a price tag of just more than $300,000.
The new cruisers come stocked with high performance engines that officers said are incredibly efficient.
“I’ve been driving one around to test and evaluate it,” said Maj. Keith Whitlow, New Albany Police. “I’ve been getting, according to the computer, about 20 miles to the gallon. So that just about doubles what you get from the old version of the police interceptor.”
In addition to the 12 Fords, NAPD also ordered five fuel-efficient Chevys for their detectives.
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