Procurement

Cleveland Increases Police Fleet by 19%

July 06, 2017

Photos by Ruggero Fatica, courtesy of City of Cleveland
Photos by Ruggero Fatica, courtesy of City of Cleveland

The City of Cleveland, Ohio, has taken delivery of 65 new police vehicles totaling more than $2.8 million. This increases the fleet from 341 vehicles to 406 vehicles. Funding came from a $100 million bond approved by the City Council in 2015, which includes $20 million designated for fleet improvement.

The new vehicles are also part of Mayor Frank Jackson’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, a series of legislation and programs aimed at improving city neighborhoods.

The $100 million dollar bond has four key components including roads and bridges, city emergency response fleet, city facilities, and new neighborhood projects.

“The $20 million designated for the fleet improvement includes vehicles for Public Utilities, Public Works, and Safety," Jackson said. "What you see here today is that money was spent to provide a more responsive police force and improve safety for the citizens of Cleveland.”

The new vehicles include radios and a technical package. The purchases include 55 sedans and 10 SUVs. The police vehicle computer systems technical package cost $8,800 per vehicle. These vehicles are American made, according to the city.

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