History Of American Police Cars – Ian Wright @CarBuzz

These are the cars that have kept are streets safe for decades.

History Of American Police Cars

The first police cars in America showed up at the end of the 19th century. In fact, the very first police car anywhere was a wagon powered by electricity used in Akron, Ohio, in 1899. Now police departments are testing and using electric vehicles, we’ve finally gone full circle, but the first cop vehicle was a motorcycle. The rise of police cars started when criminals starting to use cars. And as criminals gained access to more powerful cars, cops needed to be able to keep up.


History Of American Police Cars

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