Tenn. Police Chief Prefers Prius

November 29, 2013

Screenshot via WTVF.
Screenshot via WTVF.

The White Bluff, Tenn., Police Department has become the first law enforcement agency in the state to roll out an entire fleet of Toyota Prius cars.

The agency acquired its fifth Prius Tuesday, bringing its fleet to five, reports WTVF.

By using the hybrid vehicles, Chief Michael Holman has cut the agency's annual fuel bill to $7,000 from $30,000. Chief Holman told WTVF the Prius hybrids perform comparably to traditional police vehicles offered by Dodge, Ford, and General Motors.

Comments

  1. 1. Steve Kibler [ December 02, 2013 @ 01:51PM ]

    I commend Chief Holman on his decision to use technology rather than speed and power to perform Police work. However, we have a 6' 11", 390 lb. officer who might disagree with this choice of vehicle. :)

  2. 2. Chris [ December 06, 2013 @ 09:35AM ]

    Great Idea. It seems to me a Volt would be better for Police Duty.

  3. 3. Richard [ December 06, 2013 @ 04:07PM ]

    As a process server I've tested the volt and Prius the volt had more room

 

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