Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by glocknut, Jan 25, 2007.

  1. glocknut

    glocknut Active Member

    Before you say..."COOL"....think about it as a taxpayer for a second. Most people drive cars that are worth less than 5 grand in value. I did for years until recently. Why on Earth do they think they should be driving such expensive vehicles?


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  2. glocknut

    glocknut Active Member

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  3. Are those Platinum handcuffs he's wearing:D
    The hummer ain't too bad I have seen Dodge Viper's as Texas State Troopers cars
    I would have to say that the dope dealer that the Hummer was confiscated from ain't to happy about loosing it :D

    The most exspensive Black & White's you will see down here in my neck of the woods are Camaros :D
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  4. Pat Hurley

    Pat Hurley Former Guest

    Sep 30, 2006
    Naples, Florida
    Hey Glock:

    I understand your perspective on this, but there's two scenarios that may explain this extravagence.

    1. Hummer is cutting deals to Police/Sheriff's departments for just the kind of exposure they're getting in this forum. Free advertising, for some subsidizing.
    2. Confiscated drug money/assets can be used by the agency responsible for capturing it. This could be viewed as "found money." So, they may have not had to expend any tax dollars to acquire it.

    I find my diesel Excursion more enjoyable to drive than a Hummer, so I don't know what they feel they've gained except the "WOW" factor.

    Pat Hurley
  5. I go with number 2. There's a black and white Corvette that used to run around Santa Clara, California that generated similar querys. Having driven through Texas and being stopped by some deputy about half way for doing 90 in a 70, I can understand your concern. My truck has never been above 75, so this guy's radar was crap. Let's get those country hicks modern equipment so they don't bother me on the way to Mardi Gras. I just snorted at him and said, "No way!", and he let me go with a warning in central Texas on I 10.

    I am not sure what happens with these vehicles after police agencies have no more use for them. Pass them along to driving schools?

  6. All I got to say, Glock, is that it would look even better with a Ma Deuce mounted on the roof! :eek: :D
  7. And we could put 2 guineas in the grill
  8. click

    click New Member

    Dec 27, 2006
    Glock, back here we call that a "pimpmobile" Tell me that Hummer was confiscated from a pimp or crack dealer please! No offense to anyone on the job out there, but is that officer i see in the picture color coordinated with his ride? Very Gucci!
  9. If you look at the very first picture in the set, right next to the front drivers tire you can see someone walking in the background, that is who he just confiscated it from:D
  10. White Hawk

    White Hawk New Member

    Apr 14, 2006
    It's a new show on CMT: Pimp My Squad Car!

    :D :D :D :D :D
  11. lohki13

    lohki13 Former Guest

    Jan 31, 2006
    The Batcave
    In hernando county the city police has a 06 charger and a dodge magnum i don't know the year of.
  12. johnston3407

    johnston3407 New Member

    Around here they PROUDLY display these things as confiscated drug vehicles.
  13. cec

    cec New Member

    Feb 19, 2005
    New Hampshire
    My first thought was that this was a variation on the "D.A.R.E" squad cars. I can also see the "drug" car option.

    I have also seen the official Squad Drag Car at some strips, the idea to let people run from the police and not worry about the whole arrest thing. :D
  14. Goody

    Goody Member

    Jun 1, 2006
    Just wondering.......

    What makes you think this is in Texas? If you look at where the plates are supposed to be, both front and rear, you see a specialty tag for "Geiger Performance". A quick google search shows this to be a firm in Germany that specializes in hopping up American vehicles for their domestic market. so I'll ask again, What makes you think this is in Texas?
  15. Nighthawk

    Nighthawk New Member

    Aug 22, 2006
    South Central Texas
    I think you're right not Texas or any other state. There is no county name on hummer. I hadn't noticed the no license plates. It's advertisment.
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