Menlo Park PD gets Smart – and cute!
Menlo Park Police Department City Service Officers Tom Dayharsh (L) and Rich Bell smile as they prepare to put MPPD’s latest ‘cruiser’ into service on its first day.
The car, a Smart ForTwo, was purchased under the Federal ‘cash for clunkers’ program and joins a golf-cart-sized Cushman in the Parking Enforcement fleet. Dayharsh and Bell say they will alternate driving the two vehicles. The car is equipped with a tiny low-profile light bar at the rear and reportedly gets 33mpg around town – no word on the Cushman’s mileage.
Chris Gulker October 07, 2009 at 2:57 pm
The InMenlo photo dept. thinks this is the ideal staff car… please order 2 from Office Depot or wherever you get them…