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