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Sheriff's Office rolling out new cruisers

Friday - 8/16/2013, 1:18am  ET

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- The Frederick County Sheriff's Office is rolling out new cruisers.

The Dodge Charger cruisers are replacing patrol vehicles that have been driven 125,000 miles. The 2013 models cost about $24,000 each, and the county hopes to have 20 new vehicles by 2014.

The new cruisers have V-8 engines, an upgrade from the V-6 models that had been in use.

Sheriff Chuck Jenkins tells The News-Post of Frederick (http://bit.ly/14Qbid3) that the new models feature improved safety, fuel use and stability.

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Information from: The Frederick (Md.) News-Post, http://www.fredericknewspost.com


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