Sunday, April 27, 2014

Deerfield Swat

As far as I can tell, everyone in Deerfield Beach, FL is from NY or Canada.  Of course you only HEAR the New Yorkers, because they are so loud, and distinctively incapable of speaking grammatical English.

Still, the point is that there is not really much danger here.  It is about as whitebread a place as there can be (some of the whitebread is unleavened, but still, this is not a dangerous place).

So...why in the world do they have this thing?

The answer, of course, is because they can-can-can.  I like the "Tonka" truck sticker on the hood.

Then, check out this "pursuit" vehicle.

Note the "confiscated" sticker.  They are actually proud that they stole it.  Impressive!  Photo credits:  The LMM.


JorgXMcKie said...

Back in the late 60s or early 70s, a sheriff's office in a county in GA where 3 different Interstate highways went through towards FL, bought several [5?] really hopped-up Corvettes set up as police cars [even had a cage on the right side to haul prisoners in] so they could catch some exotic cars that were doing way more than 120 MPH on the way to FL.

Normal police cars couldn't catch them. Not only could the Vettes catch them, when the Dept depreciated them out for new ones, the selling price was usually higher than the original purchase price.

At least that's what I remember Car and Driver printing.

Anonymous said...

Hey, my folks live in Deerfield Beach! (And yes, they are migrants from El Norte.

DB is all kinds of lame but I wouldn't necessarily call it "whitebread." Boring as shit? Why yes, yes it is. But at least there are boring folk from every corner of the globe! (And lots of fast-food, non-descript businesses, and little else.)

Oooh, but the beach is really nice. White sands, azure liquids, you know the drill.