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City of Des Moines Purchases New Ford Police Interceptors

April 16, 2012

Photo courtesy Ford Motor Co.
Photo courtesy Ford Motor Co.

DES MOINES, IA – The City of Des Moines, Iowa’s City Council approved the purchase of new patrol cars and SUVs for its law enforcement fleet.

The City purchased a total of 23 new vehicles, 17 Ford Police Interceptor sedans and six Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles. These vehicles will replace existing vehicles in the fleet. The City purchased them via the State of Iowa’s contract, at $23,781 per each sedan and $25,530 for each utility vehicle.

Ford recently announced official fuel economy figures for its new vehicles, and the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department completed testing of this year’s crop of law enforcement vehicles.

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