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Cotati Police Unveils First Tesla Model Y Cruiser in Sonoma County

The City of Cotati in Sonoma County, California, unveiled its first all-electric police cruiser, a Tesla Model Y, on Thursday — reports The Santa Rosa Press Democrat. City officials presented the fully-kitted Model Y police car during a ceremony at La Plaza Park. Cotati, located just 45 miles north of San Francisco, has become the […]

Cotati Police to Launch Tesla Model Y Cruiser in Sonoma County

The City of Cotati in Sonoma County, California, located just  45 miles north of San Francisco, is set to unveil its first all-electric police cruiser on Thursday, September 15. Cotati will be the first city in Sonoma County to put a fully-equipped electric vehicle (EV) on its streets as a police patrol car. The city […]

Florida City Adds 13 Tesla Model Y Vehicles to Police Fleet

The City of Hallandale Beach in Florida recently purchased 13 new Tesla Model Y cars for its police department — reports WSVN 7News. Of the 13 new electric vehicles (EVs), the Hallandale Police Department will use one as a patrol vehicle while the remaining 12 will be used by detectives. “With this purchase, we’re taking […]

Easthampton Police to Get Tesla Model Y Cruisers

The local Police Department in Easthampton, Massachusetts has received approval to purchase two Model Y police cruisers for its fleet — reports the Daily Hampshire Gazette. The all-electric crossovers will be retrofitted into police cruisers before replacing two of the Easthampton Police Department’s gas-powered Ford Interceptor fleet vehicles. According to Conservation Agent Cassie Tragert, the switch […]

First Tesla Police Car Debuts in West Virginia

Image credit: City of Nitro  The first Tesla police car has debuted in West Virginia, according to MetroNews. The Nitro Police Department debuted their Model 3 squad car on August 27, and recently let media ride along in the vehicle. Matthew Haynes, a Patrolman with Nitro Police Department said the Tesla cost $60,000 USD to […]

Tesla Model Y Police Car Being Tested by Boulder County

One Colorado County has just joined the ranks of police departments in the U.S. experimenting with electric vehicles (EVs) as patrol cars, in hopes to save money on maintenance and fuel costs in the long run. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Department in Colorado is testing a Tesla Model Y Long Range (LR) all-wheel-drive (AWD) variant […]