Program Pushes Law Enforcement to Consider Alternative Vehicles: https://t.co/0nux347mMo— Greater Indiana Clean Cities, Inc. (@greaterindiana) September 30, 2021
Kerri Garvin says the Drive Electric Indiana program is working to help entities beyond just law enforcement think about adding electric vehicles to their fleets statewide. pic.twitter.com/WWhsedi7cr
Greater Indiana Clean Cities has a launched a new program designed to help law enforcement agencies throughout the state begin the transition to alternative-fuel vehicles.
Through the Greater Indiana Law Enforcement Hybridization/Electrification Project, more than 40 police departments in central and northern Indiana are working to replace aging equipment and vehicles in their existing fleets. The departments have teamed up with Greater Indiana and the Drive Electric Indiana program — a statewide program seeking the electrification of transportation — to evaluate electric and hybrid police vehicles to reduce fuel and maintenance costs, enhance uptime, and decrease tailpipe emissions.
The Greater Indiana team organized a ride and drive education event for the participating law enforcement agencies and a dozen other departments interested in learning more about electric and hybrid police vehicles. The event included traditional law enforcement product vendors, static vehicle exhibits from Ford and Tesla, in addition to some drivable demo vehicles. The Bargersville Police Department also brought its Tesla Model 3.