Santa Fe police fleet goes unused

New Mexico News
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A fleet of never before used Santa Fe Police cars are collecting dust instead of criminals. 

According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, it was revealed recently at a city council meeting.

They said 14 vehicles are going unused because they don’t have the right radios installed.

The vehicles have been sitting in the department parking lot for nearly a year because a city employee in charge of installing the radios retired.

Monday night, Chief Andrew Padilla asked the city finance committee to approve a $70,000 contract with MHQ of New Mexico to install the radios.

KRQE reached out to the finance committee to discuss their decision on the contract, but have not heard back. 

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