Texas City PD Requests Take-Home Fleet

August 06, 2014

Pictured is the 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicle. Photo courtesy of GM
Pictured is the 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicle. Photo courtesy of GM

The Odessa (Texas) Police Department is requesting a $2.6 million take-home patrol vehicle program in its draft budget, reports the Odessa American. It includes a request for 60 new Chevrolet Tahoe PPVs for patrol use.

Currently, each patrol vehicle is shared among four shifts, and expanding the fleet to allow take-home use will let the agency keep its vehicles longer. Every division at the Police Department has take-home vehicles except for patrol, reports Permian Basin 360.

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