Guam Police Department has taken possession of 9 new patrol cars.
A presentation ceremony was held Thursday afternoon at Adelup.
Guam Police Department spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao says the vehicles are a much-needed addition to GPD’s deteriorating and shrinking fleet of patrol cars.
Five of the vehicles are 2020 Toyota 4 Runners. The other 4 are 2020 Mitsubishi Outlanders.
The Bureau Statistics and Plans arranged for the purchase using both federal relief funds, and local Guam funding.
The Outlanders were bought with money provided by the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funds Program (CESF).
Each Outlander cost $29,999, which including outfitting them with lights and sirens. The total cost for all 4 Outlanders was $119,996.
The purchase of three Toyota 4 Runners was made possible through local funds under the Official Vehicle Inspection Services Fee at a purchase price of $37,470 which totaled $112,410.
The purchase of the other two Toyota 4 Runners was made possible through federal funds under the FY2020 Recreational Boating Safety Program at a purchase price of $37,470 each, totaling $74,940.