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Sweet Home police get new vehicles as force switches to SUVs


July 31, 2019

Sean C. Morgan

SWEET HOME POLICE sergeants will henceforth be identifiable in this white SUV, which will also serve as the department's incident command vehicle.

Of The New Era

In Sweet Home, the Dodge Charger police car will soon be a memory as the Sweet Home Police Department puts all but one out to pasture.

The School Resource Officer will use the one remaining Dodge Charger, as the patrol fleet is switched entirely to SUVs. The department's four sergeants will begin sharing a 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe, which will serve as the department's incident command vehicle.

For years, the department rotated vehicles out after they reached about 105,000 miles simply because of the amount of time they had to be out of service for repairs and maintenance, said...

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