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Same old costly, crummy cop cars in Schenectady

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It’s new-car time at the Schenectady Police Department — those lucky people — as the City Council is expected to bite the bullet Monday and approve the purchase of eight new Dodge Charger patrol units and a couple of new vans for evidence technicians. All told, the package will cost taxpayers roughly $350,000 over four years, which is bad enough; what’s worse is that each of these vehicles will probably cost an additional $12,000 per ...

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December 11, 2012
11:44 a.m.

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Points..well taken. We as a nation have taken on the European model of society on all why not the police vehicle. London, France, Germany.....all use compact vehicles...not one force uses a full size muscle care Hemi....Hollywood and tv need eo seel these vehicles to the public....but the public doesn't need to pay the price for our public sector employees of safety.