POLICE Magazine

FEB 2019

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Steck P O L I C E M AG .C O M 51 Unlock Cars Fast! Unlock Cars Fast! Unlock Cars Fast! No Damage to Vehicles! No Training Needed! Public Safety Kit #32911 – New Price: $59.95 1989 THE GREAT AMERICAN POLICE CAR Back in 1989, officers were already talking wistfully about the "big, boxy, and authoritative" police cruiser that was becoming just a memory. "It's not as fast as a Lamborghini, or as tough as a tank, but it still manages to be a little of both, the article said of "e Great American Police Car." One officer was quoted as saying, "e patrol vehicle is actually the police officer's mobile of- fice, and the smaller vehicles just don't' have the comfort that a larger vehicle does." ey would soon be replaced by sleeker sedans and then SUVs, which brings us full circle to larger vehicles for more gear—in addition to all the tech- nological equipment officers now carry with them.

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