C. A. Pack

Musings & Brainstorms & Rants

Where do you put the prisoner?



I can’t tell you how much information I had to wade through to learn that the New York City Police Department didn’t have a fleet of police cars in 1918.
Paddy wagons?
Yes.
Motorcycles?
You bet! Some of them were even outfitted with machine guns. Gotta keep those anarchists in line…

NYPD Motorcycle1918

But patrol cars?

Not really.

As far as I can tell, a fleet of cars wasn’t added until the 1920’s.