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Albuquerque Reinstates Take-Home Patrol Vehicles

Albuquerque Reinstates Take-Home Patrol Vehicles

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - The Albuquerque Police Officers Association sued the City for a policy that limited the take-home car program to police officers who live within the City. The mayor’s office reached an agreement with the APOA that reinstates take-home vehicles for all current officers and that is expected to save taxpayers $1 million.

January 31, 2011

Parked Police Cars Stir Debate

GREENVILLE, NC - Complaints and questions about City of Greenville, N.C., Police Department patrol cars parked at local businesses were addressed by City Council member Calvin Mercer. He informed his constituents that most take-home vehicles cannot be driven home if the home is outside city limits, and are instead parked at businesses to increase police visibility.

August 23, 2010

City of Midland Debates Take-Home Cars

MIDLAND, TEXAS - A proposed property tax hike in the City of Midland, Texas, has some residents saying the city should find other ways to balance their budget. One of their suggestions is getting rid of city take-home cars, but Midland law enforcement says they're essential to protecting the community.

August 23, 2010

NYPD Hybrid Patrol Cars Hit the Streets

NEW YORK - A fleet of new, alternative-fuel patrol cars hit New York City on August 18. The New York Police Department outfitted 30 Ford Fusion hybrids as patrol cars, raising the department’s number of alternative-fuel police vehicles to more than 400.

August 19, 2010

Judge Rules Louisville Can't Charge Patrol Car Fee

LOUISVILLE, KY - A Jefferson Circuit judge has upheld a state Labor Cabinet ruling that said Louisville metro government cannot charge police officers for use of take-home patrol cars without negotiating the fees as part of their contract.

August 11, 2010

City Changes Police Take-Home Policy

MORGANTON, NC - City of Morganton, N.C., public safety officers who now take home their patrol cars can continue to do so. However, the rules will change for any officer hired after July 1, for officers who aren’t currently assigned a take-home car, or for officers who move further away from headquarters.

August 5, 2010

City Charges Officers to Drive Patrol Cars Home

GASTONIA, NC - A new vehicle policy for City of Gastonia, N.C., has police officers paying to take their patrol vehicles home after each shift. The Gastonia City Council recently voted to charge 15 cents per mile for officers with patrol vehicles who live inside the city limits, and 20 cents per mile for miles driven outside the city limits.

August 2, 2010

Sarasota Examines Police Vehicle Take-Home Policy

SARASOTA, FL - As they search for ways to help cut costs, Sarasota city commissioners want further examination of a nine-year-old Police Department policy. The police cruiser take-home policy will undergo a thorough examination.

August 2, 2010

Chattanooga Considers Fees for Take-Home Cars

CHATTANOOGA, TN - The debate over take-home cars for Chattanooga employees — especially police officers — ranges from adding take-home cars to the fleet to getting rid of the take-home cars altogether to charging employees for using them. City Council requested in early July that the mayor’s office and finance department study a recurring or mileage-based user fee for city employees who use take-home cars.

July 26, 2010

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