10 new vehicles for police headed to island

  • One of the Hawaii Police Department's fleet vehicles purchased in 2008-09 is seen being towed on a flatbed Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Kailua-Kona. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)
  • One of the Hawaii Police Department's fleet vehicles purchased in 2008-09 is seen being towed on a flatbed Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Kailua-Kona. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today) Inset: The Hawaii Police Department expects its 10 new Ford Explorer Police Interceptor Utility vehicles to arrive within the next couple of months. Each vehicle is built to HPD specifications, such as the one shown here which is still being built on Oahu. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)
  • The Hawaii Police Department expects its 10 new Ford Explorer Police Interceptor Utility vehicles to arrive within the next couple of months. Each vehicle is built to HPD specifications, such as the one shown here which is still being built on Oahu. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — New wheels for police officers are expected to arrive on island this spring.