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.READ MORE: Three Months After Their Daughter's Death, Maliyah Turner's Parents Are Still Seeking Justice
The new cruisers have V-8 engines, an upgrade from the V-6 models that had been in use.READ MORE: Members Of Safe Streets Plan To Honor DaShawn McGrier On Saturday
Sheriff Chuck Jenkins tells The News-Post of Frederick that the new models feature improved safety, fuel use and stability.MORE NEWS: With Dangerous Wind Chill, Baltimore City Under Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert
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