Residents of Port Washington are going to be seeing new police cars all over town, as the district has purchased a fleet of vehicles whose design features the input of domestic and international law enforcement officials and whose equipment includes lasers to hone in on texting activity.
Of the eight customized “Interceptor” police vehicles, the district has already taken possession of four while the others will be delivered during the year. The vehicles are SUV style with front wheel drive and good clearance, said Officer Tony Guzzelo.
The Police District acted because its current fleet is outdated. Each of the new vehicles cost $36,635. [Read more...]