Officer Vince Matteini sat in his new Lexington Police Dept. Ford Police Interceptor cruiser in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, October 31, 2012. The city will be switching from the old Ford Crown Victorias, which are no longer being made, to the smaller more fuel efficient cruiser which are based on the Ford Taurus style body and frame. The new cars will be appx. 25% more fuel efficient. Matteini received the 2012 Police Officer of the Year Award. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Officer Vince Matteini sat in his new Lexington Police Dept. Ford Police Interceptor cruiser in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, October 31, 2012. The city will be switching from the old Ford Crown Victorias, which are no longer being made, to the smaller more fuel efficient cruiser which are based on the Ford Taurus style body and frame. The new cars will be appx. 25% more fuel efficient. Matteini received the 2012 Police Officer of the Year Award. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
Officer Vince Matteini sat in his new Lexington Police Dept. Ford Police Interceptor cruiser in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, October 31, 2012. The city will be switching from the old Ford Crown Victorias, which are no longer being made, to the smaller more fuel efficient cruiser which are based on the Ford Taurus style body and frame. The new cars will be appx. 25% more fuel efficient. Matteini received the 2012 Police Officer of the Year Award. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

Lexington police add new patrol cars to aging fleet

November 05, 2012 12:04 PM