Texas Sheriff to Purchase Used Patrol Vehicles
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January 11, 2018

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<p><em>Photo via Pixabay</em></p> Texas Sheriff to Purchase Used Patrol Vehicles
The San Jacinto County (Texas) Sheriff's Office is purchasing used police vehicles to replace its aged fleet — some vehicles on the road have 300,000 miles on them.
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