Sunday 18 March 2018

This pimped-out Hummer is now a police vehicle and it’s lit

The unusual vehicle is being used for youth outreach and community engagement.

(Boynton Beach Police Department/PA)
(Boynton Beach Police Department/PA)

By Nicola Irwin

This is the awesome new addition to a police force’s fleet of vehicles – a customised Hummer complete with games consoles.

(Boynton Beach Police Department/PA)

It has been modified to include three television and games systems as well as emergency lighting and police badges inside and out.

(Boynton Beach Police Department/PA)

But it’s not about giving officers downtime, Boynton Beach Police Department in Florida will use the vehicle for youth outreach and community engagement, chatting to the public about their work as they play.

(Boynton Beach Police Department/PA)

The vehicle was donated through a military surplus programme and the bespoke additions covered by donations.

(Boynton Beach Police Department/PA)

Now, the force is searching for a name for the Hummer – the winner gets to play one of the captains at Mario Kart.

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