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The Greenwood Police Department has gone high-tech!  As of now, the department has 2 new, (and very fancy, in my humble opinion) hybrid patrol cars.

According to a report from the ArkLaTex Homepage, the department actually added the first hybrid vehicle back in January of last year.  They have been so impressed with the vehicle's performance, they just added a brand new hybrid interceptor to the fleet.

Greenwood Police Department
Greenwood Police Department

As much as I love the fact that these cruisers are easier on the environment due to the fact that it produces less exhaust than a traditional, gas-powered vehicle - I was a bit worried that the performance needed to chase down criminals or make it to a crime scene in time.  Apparently - that's not an issue!

Ford Launches Fifth Plug-In Hybrid Car At Michigan Plant
Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Not only will the Ford Interceptor Hybrid save about 833 gallons of gas a year, it does so without sacrificing performance.  On top of that, Greenwood PD officers won't need to fill up as much - that means more time on the street catching bad guys.  Reportedly, the layout, equipment, and performance is on par with gas-only patrol cars.

Ford Announces New Electrification Project With Los Angeles Police Department
Photo by David McNew/Getty Images

In addition to being economical, these new hybrid police cars are safer.  The new Ford Hybrid Interceptor is the first "pursuit-rated" hybrid police SUV, and features side protection and cabin enhancement architecture and structural reinforcement.  It also has a brand-new locking seat-belt mechanism in the back that will allow officers to secure a suspect without leaning across them to make sure they get the buckle fastened correctly.

Memorial Weekend Arrests in Bossier Parish (5/27/22 - 5/30/22)

The Memorial Day weekend sure was a blast! Unfortunately, some folks blew way past the "fun" line directly into "breaking-the-law" territory. That's when the dedicated men and women with the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office step in. Here are the folks that got arrested over the long, 3-day weekend.

Caddo Correctional Center Bookings Memorial Day Weekend 2022

The following mugshots are those that were booked in to CCC through the dates of 5/27/22-5/30/22. Some of these inmates have been released. Many of those pictured have not yet been to trial for their alleged crimes and are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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