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State gives ASU Police ‘ghost’ vehicle to support DUI enforcement efforts

Nov 29, 2022, 4:25 AM
(Facebook Photo/Arizona State University Police Department)...
(Facebook Photo/Arizona State University Police Department)
(Facebook Photo/Arizona State University Police Department)

PHOENIX — The Arizona State University Police Department was awarded a “ghost” vehicle earlier this month to help aid DUI and aggressive driver enforcement, the university announced.

The white Ford Explorer Interceptor earned its name because of its color and its white reflective graphics, according to a press release.

The vehicle, valued at $65,000, was funded through Proposition 207 and awarded by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.

“We are grateful to GOHS for their continued support of our campus safety initiatives,” ASU Police Chief Michael Thompson said in the release.

Additional ghost vehicles are planned to be sent to the downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic and West campuses at a later time.

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