Australian Police use Fiat 500 squad cars

Australian Police use Fiat 500 squad cars

Fiat 500 Police Car fq

It’s hard to imagine Australian police without their full-size V8 cruisers, but one branch of the Australian Police Force, in Sydney’s Leichhardt, have gone to the absolute other extreme with a Fiat 500 JTD, the most economical car on the Australian market, now serving as a Police car.

But do not expect any highly economical police chases through the streets of Sydney. With New Zealand-born Constable Tui Ormsby at the wheel, the Fiat 500 Police car works to solve crime and stop road accidents before they happen by attracting attention to public education programmes run by the Police.

“When it comes to visibility, the Fiat 500 has proven to be an exceptional car, attracting attention and interest like no other car we have used,” said Superintendent Wayne Cox, the Leichhardt Local Area Commander. “With its primary role as providing a talking point from which we can discuss road safety and break down any barriers that may exist, the Fiat Bambino Police Car has attracted interest from all areas and all age groups.”

“Despite being marked up as a police vehicle, we don’t use the Fiat for normal police work,” said Supt Cox. “The Fiat is used for community policing, it’s a great way of building rapport between young people and police and certainly helps us get our safe driving messages through to car enthusiasts.”

“The Fiat frees up normal police cars so they can be out on the roads, not only helping to save lives but also helping to fight crime,” adds Supt Cox.

Fiat 500 Police Car fq

It’s hard to imagine Australian police without their full-size V8 cruisers, but one branch of the Australian Police Force, in Sydney’s Leichhardt, have gone to the absolute other extreme with a Fiat 500 JTD, the most economical car on the Australian market, now serving as a Police car.

But do not expect any highly economical police chases through the streets of Sydney. With New Zealand-born Constable Tui Ormsby at the wheel, the Fiat 500 Police car works to solve crime and stop road accidents before they happen by attracting attention to public education programmes run by the Police.

“When it comes to visibility, the Fiat 500 has proven to be an exceptional car, attracting attention and interest like no other car we have used,” said Superintendent Wayne Cox, the Leichhardt Local Area Commander. “With its primary role as providing a talking point from which we can discuss road safety and break down any barriers that may exist, the Fiat Bambino Police Car has attracted interest from all areas and all age groups.”

“Despite being marked up as a police vehicle, we don’t use the Fiat for normal police work,” said Supt Cox. “The Fiat is used for community policing, it’s a great way of building rapport between young people and police and certainly helps us get our safe driving messages through to car enthusiasts.”

“The Fiat frees up normal police cars so they can be out on the roads, not only helping to save lives but also helping to fight crime,” adds Supt Cox.

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