07/25/14 10:00am
07/25/2014 10:00 AM
Mike Curtis, Riverhead Town's lead mechanic, with Officer Doug Geraci at the town's municipal garage, where Mr. Curtis spent 50 to 60 hours outfitting the department's new car for patrol use. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Mike Curtis, Riverhead Town’s lead mechanic, with Officer Doug Geraci at the town’s municipal garage, where Mr. Curtis spent 50 to 60 hours outfitting the department’s new car for patrol use. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Don’t be surprised if you see a sleek, dark blue Riverhead police car or ambulance SUV drive by with its lights flashing: it’s just the town emergency services’ newest rides.

The Riverhead Police Department’s new squad car is a Ford Police Interceptor, the latest police car model available since Ford discontinued the Crown Victoria in 2011.  (more…)