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Baltimore Buys 80 Chevrolet Caprice Patrol Cars

November 09, 2012  | 

Photo courtesy of BPD.
Photo courtesy of BPD.

The city of Baltimore has purchased 80 new 2013 model-year Chevrolet Caprice PPV police cruisers for use by officers in the city's Northeast District. The city purchased the vehicles using the Baltimore Police Department's existing fleet budget for $2.3 million.

Each Caprice PPV will be equipped with mobile data terminals and provide officers with a foundation to begin field-based reporting. Officers will be able to create and submit police reports directly from their patrol vehicles.

A committee of police officers and instructors with the agency's emergency vehicle operation training team selected the Caprice after testing the cruiser against the Ford Police Interceptor and Dodge Charger Pursuit.

Tags: Baltimore PD, Patrol Cars, Chevrolet Caprice


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