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Shorewood Cops Get To Ride In New Rides

The Shorewood Village board approved the purchase or two new vehicles.

The is going to get two 2012 vehicles to add to its fleet.

The e Board approved the purchase of a 2012 Chevy Impala and a 2012 Ford F-150.

The Impala will be used as a marked squad car and the pickup has been slotted as the department's new undercover traffic car.

The village is buying the Impala from Green Chevrolet in Jacksonville for $21,076. Ron Tirapelli is selling the F-150 for $30,061.

Trustees unuanimously approved the purchases.

Joanna Ziech Pilon April 25, 2012 at 03:45 PM
Really? An F150?
Dense much? April 25, 2012 at 06:09 PM
Shorewood has 2 dealerships at I-55 and Rt52 and they couldn't buy them both locally?
Freddie Kissell April 25, 2012 at 06:39 PM
Yeah, an F150??
Bob April 25, 2012 at 08:35 PM
some times you still need groceries.
Walter Anderson April 26, 2012 at 01:47 PM
F 150 is a great choice and will have many uses in addition to traffic enforcement. The state uses unmarked pickup's and vans for trafice law enforcement why not SWD. I applaud the forward thinking of this choice.
Infamous Steve April 26, 2012 at 01:52 PM
Probably would of paid higher taxes if they bought them both locally. That or some other kind of back room bullsh*t.
Joseph Hosey (Editor) April 26, 2012 at 01:53 PM
Good to hear from you Walter.
Infamous Steve April 26, 2012 at 01:54 PM
Yea now they can take chases off road to get that speeder that wont stop. What a waste of money and gas. MORONS!!
Flora Dora April 26, 2012 at 06:19 PM
i'm glad they're buying American.
Walter Anderson April 27, 2012 at 01:35 PM
Thanks Joe! Maybe you should explain why municipalities buy things like vehicles out of their home area. Have a great day!

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