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Search Result: Take-Home Vehicles

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Take-Home Cars Help With Wash. City Crime, Budget

February 25, 2014
Yakima, Wash., city and police officials say giving each patrol officer a personal police vehicle to take home is paying off, and not just financially.

Miami Chief Cracks Down On Off-Duty Speeding

June 5, 2012
In the most sweeping crackdown on police speeding yet, Miami's top cop announced on Monday that he is taking action against 36 of his officers for driving off duty at speeds sometimes exceeding 100 mph.

Mo. County Sets Off-Duty Alcohol Policy

May 2, 2012
St. Louis County (Mo.) Police officers must have a blood-alcohol level of 0.04 or less when driving a take-home patrol car under a new policy set by the county.

Mattress-Toting Fla. Officer Suspended

March 8, 2012
The Miami-Dade, Fla., police officer caught hauling two mattresses strapped to her patrol car has been suspended, as she winds down her career toward retirement.

L.A. Sheriff Baca Gave Take-Home Cars to Well-Connected Reserves

March 5, 2012
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has recalled unmarked units assigned to reserve deputies after a Los Angeles Times investigation showed cars had been given to well-connected volunteers.

Man Struck, Killed by Fla. Cop Was Likely Intoxicated

October 10, 2011
The pedestrian struck and killed by a Mount Dora (Fla.) Police officer was likely intoxicated as we walked in the middle of the roadway on Saturday night.

N.J. Borough's Cops Protest Take-Home Vehicle Cutback

July 2, 2011
The borough council meeting in Manville, N.J., drew a crowd of police officers and firefighters who protested a resolution that would have limited take-home use of borough vehicles.

Maryland Transportation Authority Police Lose Take-Home Vehicles

July 1, 2011
The Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA) Police Lodge 34 lost its bid to force state officials to provide them with take-home vehicles as part of an agreement made during Gov. Robert Ehrlich's administration, according to court documents.

Safeguarding Your Equipment

May 30, 2011
A police officer had his entire gun belt stolen from his privately owned vehicle. What the...? Yes, the entire gun belt with ammo, cuffs, OC, police radio, and bullet launcher. Secure your equipment so this doesn't happen to you.

S.C. Agency Wants Officers To Pay To Fill Up

May 25, 2011
If City Manager Nolan Wiggins gets his way, Abbeville, S.C., Police officers who live outside the city limits will be required to pay for fuel used outside the city limits.

Wyoming City OKs Personal Use of Patrol Cars

April 15, 2011
Cheyenne, Wyo., Mayor Rick Kasen has re-instituted a policy allowing the city's officers to use their patrol cars for personal use if they meet several conditions.

Chattanooga Reverses Take-Home Fees for Officers

February 14, 2011
In early January, the city began charging officers 20 cents a mile for those who live in the city and 30 cents per mile for those living outside city limits. Those who live outside the city will continue paying the take-home vehicle fee.

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Questions Troopers' Take-Home Vehicles

February 7, 2011
The Cuomo administration says it's looking at whether New York state needs to buy, fuel and maintain nearly 60,000 vehicles in fleets, including nearly 3,500 trooper cars. About half of those vehicle are assigned to investigators and command officers.

Albuquerque Reinstates Take-Home Patrol Vehicles

February 1, 2011
In exchange for revisions to the take-home car program, the APOA gave up retention bonuses for veteran officers (costing about $750,000 annually), loan reimbursements (costing $83,000), and mortgage incentives for signing a seven-year commitment (costing $98,000).

Tennessee City To Charge Officers for Take-Home Vehicles

December 31, 2010
Calling it the "fiscally responsible thing to do," Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield announced that officers and other city employees would be charged .20 cents per mile (off duty) for their take-home cars (.30 cents for employees who live outside city limits).

New Mexico City Restores Take-Home Vehicles

December 29, 2010
The unanimous vote came after Belen Police Chief Dan Robb proposed to trim his budget to offset the money that the city would have saved by taking away the vehicles. He said the department could switch to 12-hour shifts to save on fuel costs, according to the newspaper.

Audit: San Jose Could Save $600,000 By Curtailing Take-Home Vehicles

October 22, 2010
About 90 police vehicles, including sedans, motorcycles and SUVs, should not be taken home. Those vehicles are mostly driven by officers who work in traffic enforcement or with police dogs, but they also are used by deputy chiefs.

Sexy Car Wash Photos Cost S.C. Officer His Job

September 22, 2010
A Moncks Corner (S.C.) police officer is now out of a job, after photos of bikini-clad women draped on his cruiser showed up on the Facebook page of a tattoo parlor.

Assault Weapons Stolen From Cop Car

September 8, 2009
Clayton County police in Georgia are very concerned about two guns that are now on the streets. The guns are theirs. They were stolen when thieves broke into a Clayton County SWAT officer's patrol car.

Gas Pains

July 1, 2008

When law enforcement agencies were putting together their fiscal year budgets for 2008, few municipal or county administrators could have forecast the impact of skyrocketing gas prices.

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