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Is this the country's first Chevrolet Bolt EV police car? (updated with video)

John Voelcker Feb 28, 2018 Follow John Add to circle Using electric cars as police vehicles has some distinct advantages. Among them are near-silent operation, maximum acceleration from 0 rpm, and a novelty factor that can lead to friendly, beneficial interactions between officers and citizens. Now, the small Maryland city of Hyattsville, a suburb of Washington, D.C., has a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car as its newest police vehicle. DON'T MISS: Chevy Bolt EV reviewed by BMW i3 driver: electric cars compared Sergeant Richard Hartnett of the Hyattsville City Police Department sent us the photos of the Bolt EV with its newly installed department livery. "The decals came out better than we had expected," he told us, "given the unique curve of the vehicle." The electric police car arrived on June 20, and got its markings within a week. Now it's at a different shop having ...

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