mppd_smart_car_3Menlo 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.

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Yet more traffic enforcement in Menlo Park

A Menlo Park Police Department motor officer tickets one of two motorists pulled over on Oak Ave. between Bay Laurel and Oak Knoll Lane at about 2:45 P.M. today. Two motor officers were seen busily policing the intersection of Oak Grove and El Camino this morning at about 9:30 A.M.. Our correspondants are reporting a […]

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Breaking news: more traffic enforcement

An unmarked Menlo PD car is doing good business stopping motorists for rolling stops on Oak Avenue in the vicinity of Lemon and Oak Knoll Lane.  Menlo motorists used to ‘casual’ adherence to neighborhood stop signs, be warned. Traffic enforcement seems to be up recently, despite M.P.P.D. claims that there is no special program this […]

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