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On April 6, 2000, I purchased a 1998 Ford Crown Victoria LX HPP with 23,490 miles. I decided to start a little website for it featuring a running log of my experiences with the car. Vic 1.0 was retired in 2015 due to rust and electrical issues. Vic 2.0 was a 2006 P71 in Blue Pearl that belonged to my boyfriend. It was a Ford demo and never saw actual police use. It was damaged in September of 2018 with well over 186,000 miles. It was replaced by Vic 3.0 in October 2018 with a 2008 P71 in Silver Birch with 120,971 miles. To read posts prior to 2010, click a link at right, or go to Crown Vics, ETC.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Police test-drive new cruisers to replace venerable Crown Vics

EDMONTON — In his pursuit of a new police cruiser, Const. Scott Anthony folds his six-foot-10 frame into the driver’s seat.

“I’m the tallest guy in the service. If I can fit in the car, so can everybody else,” said Anthony, the lead driving instructor in the officer safety department with the Edmonton Police Service.

“But I also have to take into consideration the officers that we have who are shorter in stature, too,” he said. “Do the seats adjust properly so that everybody ... from the shortest member we have all the way up to me can operate that vehicle safely?” Anthony asked............. READ WHOLE ARTICLE: Police test-drive new cruisers to replace venerable Crown Vics

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