Colo. Police Union Wants 100K-Mile Cars Replaced

January 28, 2016

The union representing officers with the Pueblo (Colo.) Police Department is calling on the department to replace aging vehicles that have crossed 100,000 miles on the odometer, reports the Chieftain.

About 75 of the department's 100 vehicles are older than five years, and 51 of the vehicles have more than 100,000 miles. One 2000 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor has logged 192,617 miles.

"Appearance-wise they're not the world’s greatest, but it's more important that the vehicle runs than that it looks pretty," Sam Ingo, the director of the Fleet Maintenance Department, told the outlet. "These guys bend over backwards to make sure those cars are perfect when they roll out of here. Due to the nature of police work, they get beat-up quite a bit."

Comment On This Story

Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.


Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

View All

Recent Topics

Here's an EV question or two: How are you paying for the charging station? I have some interested parties in my city, but not an...

View Topic

How many of you use bench marking in regards to Fleet stats? am interested learning and participating with bench marking and how it...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

1025 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

An annual publication targeting pre-qualified "user/chooser" drivers in corporate fleets

Read more


Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
Police Vehicles Pushed to the Limit in California

By Paul Clinton
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department conducted its annual evaluation of 2018-model-year police vehicles from Oct. 10 to 13. Agency deputies got behind the wheel of 13 four-wheel vehicles and five motorcycles for the testing.

2018 Police Motorcycles Tested in Michigan

By Paul Clinton