Calif. City Acquires Police SUVs After Delivery Error

September 10, 2014

Photo courtesy of Ford.
Photo courtesy of Ford.

The City of Hemet (Calif.) was able to acquire eight Ford Police Interceptor Utility SUVs for a lower price than expected after an ordering error involving a local dealership.

The city purchased the vehicles from Gosch Ford in Hemet after a delivery error allowed the city to purchase the vehicles at the county's bid price. The Riverside County Sheriff's Department had ordered four-wheel drive vehicles, and front-wheel drive vehicles arrived instead.

The city acquired the front-wheel drive P.I. Utility vehicles for $229,000 using grants from tribal casinos in the area, reports the Press Enterprise.

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