Cop Car Put Up For Sale By Citizen

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Cop Car Put Up For Sale By Citizen
Cop Car Put Up For Sale By Citizen

For good or bad, some people just like messing with cop cars. Sometimes it’s malicious with the culprit slashing tires or keying the doors, and other times it’s a little less distressful like someone pouring their cerveza down the side. But one brave citizen in Florida decided to go for an epic joke, placing a “For Sale” sign on the windshield of a deputy’s cruiser.

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This little stunt went down in Charlotte County, which is in the southwestern portion of the peninsula. Instead of getting mad and trying to hunt down the culprit, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office took to social media to crack a joke.


Posting on the official department Facebook page, the law enforcement agency expressed disappointment about the “minimal interest” the Ford Taurus Police Interceptor was attracting on the used car market. We can imagine people might have been a little timid to call the sheriff’s department and ask how much they were asking for the vehicle.

While the department admitted the cruiser had high mileage and idled plenty while performing crime fighting duties, it also says the Ford “has lots of life left.” That could be, but we’re willing to bet by the time it goes to auction, it will make for a fine ride for a college student and that’s about it.

The post admits the cruiser’s backseat comfort is horrible, which we can imagine it would be, and people who’ve ridden back there would probably confirm that to be true. But it points out that “real friends” sit shotgun. That’s very true.

It’s great to see law enforcement agencies having a little bit of fun like this, even if someone else pulled the prank in the first place. But Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office still wants to make clear even though it can joke, it doesn’t want the public messing with its cruisers. After all, they need each one to have plenty of life left.

Image via Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office

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