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(Denver Post)   They see me rollin': Denver police department unveils low-rider squad car   (denverpost.com) divider line 71
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2012-10-27 04:50:37 PM  
It's a good thing they won't be driving around any hills in Denver...
 
2012-10-27 04:57:07 PM  
They should make a stereotypical car for all the races.
 
2012-10-27 05:08:21 PM  
The car is the department's second lowrider, surpassing its predecessor's hydraulic lifts with state-of-the-art air pumps.

So they decided a lowrider was such a good idea, they'd make a second one.

Denver, you so silly.
 
2012-10-27 05:09:11 PM  
And now that's stuck in my head.

/doot-doot-doot-doot-doot-doot- doot
//doot doot-doot
///doot doot
 
2012-10-27 05:09:16 PM  
Also:

Needs more fuzzy dice on the mirror. :P

/this would make a pretty good Photoshop contest, I think...
 
2012-10-27 05:20:36 PM  
The low rider is a little lower.
 
2012-10-27 05:47:04 PM  
you wouldn't want to speed along the streets of san fran in that thing

motorcrave.frsucrave.netdna-cdn.com
 
2012-10-27 06:34:35 PM  
i.imgur.com 

Approves.
 
2012-10-27 07:19:20 PM  
Seems like money well spent.
 
2012-10-27 07:20:15 PM  
Who has wayyy too much money right now?

*(
 
2012-10-27 07:21:35 PM  
Well they have to look good as they start up drive by shootings
 
2012-10-27 07:21:49 PM  
P.S. Police need exactly no more funding.

P.P.S. Please read the above twice.
 
2012-10-27 07:27:45 PM  
Does the tailpipe go WOOO-WOOOO?
 
2012-10-27 07:29:05 PM  

UsikFark: Does the tailpipe go WOOO-WOOOO?


I wouldn't know...
 
2012-10-27 07:29:55 PM  
Those Homeland Security grants are a pretty sweet deal...
 
2012-10-27 07:31:13 PM  

xanadian: The car is the department's second lowrider, surpassing its predecessor's hydraulic lifts with state-of-the-art air pumps.

So they decided a lowrider was such a good idea, they'd make a second one.

Denver, you so silly.


It's a good project that teaches kids a lot about automotive mechanics, auto repair, fluid dynamics, and practical applications of physics. The car itself isn't particularly useful, but the kids who know a whole lot more about a useful field... that's money well spent.
 
2012-10-27 07:35:48 PM  

Indubitably: P.S. Police need exactly no more funding.

P.P.S. Please read the above twice.


Um, you did read the part about parts and labor being donated, right? Right?!?
 
2012-10-27 07:36:16 PM  
They're going to end up pulling themselves over.
 
2012-10-27 07:36:51 PM  
Next up how to make a Nogal's burrito and other real world skills for the high schoooooolers.
 
2012-10-27 07:38:27 PM  
So many things are wrong here....



And to those who say the kids learned something, they already would learn in automotive class. Also, how about they design a cruiser that would actually IMPROVE police performance, not bolster a stereotype???
 
2012-10-27 07:39:51 PM  

firefly212: xanadian: The car is the department's second lowrider, surpassing its predecessor's hydraulic lifts with state-of-the-art air pumps.

So they decided a lowrider was such a good idea, they'd make a second one.

Denver, you so silly.

It's a good project that teaches kids a lot about automotive mechanics, auto repair, fluid dynamics, and practical applications of physics. The car itself isn't particularly useful, but the kids who know a whole lot more about a useful field... that's money well spent.


Skills they'll put to good use stealing and stripping cars, disposing of bodies in convenient rivers, and shooting moving targets. Or something like that.

/DOOM!
 
2012-10-27 07:40:14 PM  
i1079.photobucket.com
What a Denver Low-Rider might look like...
 
2012-10-27 07:40:16 PM  
You have the right to remain silent and to....take a little trip, take a little trip, take a little trip with me..
 
2012-10-27 07:41:58 PM  
So I guess the cops will be getting grills
i3.squidoocdn.com
 
2012-10-27 07:45:55 PM  
Pedro de Pacos IS the man?! who knew?
 
2012-10-27 07:46:14 PM  
how much tax payer dollars were wasted on this
 
2012-10-27 07:48:06 PM  

Evenbiggerknickers: you wouldn't want to speed along the streets of san fran in that thing

[motorcrave.frsucrave.netdna-cdn.com image 568x303]




Have you seen this?

My son's future Bullit
 
2012-10-27 07:49:02 PM  

MattMpls: Indubitably: P.S. Police need exactly no more funding.

P.P.S. Please read the above twice.

Um, you did read the part about parts and labor being donated, right? Right?!?


"Donated?"

Seriously?

*sigh*

*)
 
2012-10-27 07:54:37 PM  

dabbletech: So I guess the cops will be getting grills
[i3.squidoocdn.com image 200x300]


Wow the Pope's really gotten blingy int the past few years....
 
2012-10-27 07:56:31 PM  

Indubitably: P.S. Police need exactly no more funding.

P.P.S. Please read the above twice.


Maybe you should read the article before you make stupid pronouncements, and I say this as no fan of the DPD.

mark12A: Those Homeland Security grants are a pretty sweet deal...


Maybe you should...oh wait. You're always dumber than a brick.

Indubitably: "Donated?"

Seriously?



Proof it wasn't?
 
2012-10-27 07:59:20 PM  

L.D. Ablo: They're going to end up pulling themselves over.


LOL!!!
 
2012-10-27 08:06:21 PM  

BSABSVR: Indubitably: P.S. Police need exactly no more funding.

P.P.S. Please read the above twice.

Maybe you should read the article before you make stupid pronouncements, and I say this as no fan of the DPD.

mark12A: Those Homeland Security grants are a pretty sweet deal...

Maybe you should...oh wait. You're always dumber than a brick.

Indubitably: "Donated?"

Seriously?


Proof it wasn't?


I'm not reading your proof, man.
 
2012-10-27 08:07:26 PM  
Big deal. The Oakland police have had one for years, only theirs was constructed from an active duty cruiser which was being used by a reserve officer killed in the line of duty while driving that particular car. Never did find his killer.
 
2012-10-27 08:19:52 PM  
But can it do this?


Link
 
2012-10-27 08:36:37 PM  
A few years ago, my two eldest nephews arrived at a family gathering in a truck they had modified so that each wheel could be raised or lowered separately from the others. One drove the truck while the other used a control box to tilt from side to side and raise and lower the front and rear end. It made it easy to track where they were. Whenever we heard someone drawl "Wut the he-yell?" and start laughing, when knew they had been spotted.
 
2012-10-27 08:41:01 PM  

ltdanman44: how much tax payer dollars were wasted on this


None. Time and parts were all donated.
 
2012-10-27 08:42:25 PM  
Apparently these students have never turned a corner in Denver. The storm water passages at intersections are the deepest/widest I've ever seen. Good luck getting that thing around.
 
2012-10-27 08:42:34 PM  
mystblade.files.wordpress.com

/havent read the article
//havent read the thread
//masively drunk
///fark all y'all
 
2012-10-27 08:49:43 PM  
Lots of fail to go around here. I know it's been mentioned, but the parts and labor were donated, so zero cost to taxpayers. Also, note that the vehicle is equipped with air bags so it can change its ground clearance to clear obstacles or cruise at a different height.

Now for the article itself. WTF? Mention unique blue and red lights and no picture? No picture of their previous low rider police cruiser? Total fail. When will newspapers realize that their online presence doesn't have to be only one picture per article like their print versions? Get with it!
 
2012-10-27 09:08:46 PM  

L.D. Ablo: They're going to end up pulling themselves over.


i709.photobucket.com
 
2012-10-27 09:15:56 PM  
www.nemri.com.br
 
2012-10-27 09:24:46 PM  
Does the siren go WHOO WOO?
 
2012-10-27 09:25:33 PM  
What? A lowrider police car! Cue outrage over the money spent even if I live five states away! Oh, everything was donated....... Well I'm still mad about it.
The only part that bothers me is that the officer in charge of it belongs to a Latino peace officer organization. I guess the guy in charge of the 4wd police vehicles belongs to the Caucasion peace officers club.
 
2012-10-27 09:28:22 PM  
Subby: "They see me rollin': Denver police department unveils low-rider squad squat car"

FTFY.
 
2012-10-27 09:34:35 PM  

DeCypher44: So many things are wrong here....



And to those who say the kids learned something, they already would learn in automotive class. Also, how about they design a cruiser that would actually IMPROVE police performance, not bolster a stereotype???


You know, of course, that most schools don't have automotive shop classes any more, right?
 
2012-10-27 09:42:33 PM  

bratface: But can it do this?


Link


Why would you want it to? That's about the dumbest thing I've seen people do to cars.
 
2012-10-27 09:53:22 PM  
Denver can count to potato
 
2012-10-27 09:57:59 PM  
scottapeshot : Does the siren go WHOO WOO?

Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful.
 
2012-10-27 10:06:26 PM  
Sweet.
 
2012-10-27 10:13:18 PM  

Tsar_Bomba1: Evenbiggerknickers: you wouldn't want to speed along the streets of san fran in that thing

[motorcrave.frsucrave.netdna-cdn.com image 568x303]



Have you seen this?

My son's future Bullit


I hope that kid truly comprehends how insanely lucky he is to have a dad who not only knows how to work on cars, but has the time, tools, and money to purchase for him and help him rebuild rare classic sports cars.
 
2012-10-27 10:58:26 PM  
Okay for those farkers who are far more technical than I. How do I post an image using google chrome?
 
2012-10-27 10:59:05 PM  

Mincer: [mystblade.files.wordpress.com image 400x300]

/havent read the article
//havent read the thread
//masively drunk
///fark all y'all


Congratulations.
 
2012-10-27 11:26:30 PM  
 
2012-10-27 11:50:04 PM  
Colorado State Chapter of the National Latino Peace Officers Association



That's racist.
 
2012-10-27 11:50:07 PM  
Checking out Big Daddy D's ride will now be street talk for getting hauled off to jail in Denver.
 
2012-10-28 12:58:40 AM  
Only Queers and Mexicans drive Low-riders. And you don't speak Spanish.
 
2012-10-28 01:13:54 AM  
"It's got a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. It's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas. What do you say, is it the new Bluesmobile or what?"
 
2012-10-28 01:18:29 AM  
*yawn*

i291.photobucket.com

Hells Yeah
 
2012-10-28 01:19:35 AM  

vice_magnet: "It's got a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. It's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas. What do you say, is it the new Bluesmobile or what?"


CSB: the other day I was driving through traffic and saw what looked like a weird half-undercover police car, a Crown Vic with the black and white markings, but no light bar and no numbers. It took me a second to realize someone was driving a retired, auctioned police cruiser. Almost every police department I'm familiar with has a strict policy of removing all markings and special gear when they auction off old cruisers, even the black and white paint.

All the other drivers on the road were still creeping along like they were afraid this car was gonna roll code and start giving out tickets.
 
2012-10-28 01:36:07 AM  
4.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-10-28 02:04:07 AM  

HotWingAgenda: vice_magnet: "It's got a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. It's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas. What do you say, is it the new Bluesmobile or what?"

CSB: the other day I was driving through traffic and saw what looked like a weird half-undercover police car, a Crown Vic with the black and white markings, but no light bar and no numbers. It took me a second to realize someone was driving a retired, auctioned police cruiser. Almost every police department I'm familiar with has a strict policy of removing all markings and special gear when they auction off old cruisers, even the black and white paint.

All the other drivers on the road were still creeping along like they were afraid this car was gonna roll code and start giving out tickets.


I see plenty of retired cruisers on the road with no insignia, numbers, lights, etc. , but still with the black and white paint job. That's how I know they're retired cruisers at a glance.
 
2012-10-28 03:27:33 AM  
Who the hell puts the text "LOWRIDER" on the side of the bumper? Do you think that when we see that car grinding the top off of speed bumps we're going to ask 'what kind of car is that?'
 
2012-10-28 03:40:19 AM  
Oh good, so when they hop out to plaster your head to the pavement, they'll be more stylish.
 
2012-10-28 03:57:30 AM  
I still don't get why this was done. Trying to recruit Latinos to be police cadets?

Silly.
 
2012-10-28 04:13:21 AM  
Law-rider
 
2012-10-28 06:40:50 AM  

Indubitably: I'm not reading your proof, man.


You're not worth the oxygen it takes to makes you subsist, farko.

Answer, retract or kill your worthless self. The world ends up better regardless
 
2012-10-28 09:06:45 AM  
"Let's lower this Crown Vic so the fuel tank is even closer to the ground."

"Plan!"
 
2012-10-28 09:12:32 AM  
No, but it should be able to do  THIS right?
 
2012-10-28 09:52:00 AM  
Am I the only one who read that as Eldritch Gardens?
 
2012-10-28 11:19:00 AM  
B-b-but if we cut the budget instead of raising taxes, we'll have to fire police and firefighters and teachers...
/softheads...
 
2012-10-29 06:16:21 PM  

BSABSVR: Indubitably: I'm not reading your proof, man.

You're not worth the oxygen it takes to makes you subsist, farko.

Answer, retract or kill your worthless self. The world ends up better regardless


Answer what?

My oxygen usage has nothing to do with subsistence, Mr. BSABSVR; it has to do with existence. Yours?

Answer what? Prove waht? Kill my worthless self with what? World's better off what?

You sure ask a lot of questions and are angry.

Peace...

P.S. I wish you would consider less violence in your life. I bet the people in your life would thank you for it. I care enough to write the previous and little more.
 
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