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Miami Police Department unveils new Rolls-Royce cop car to aid recruitment

The Miami Beach Police Department’s latest recruitment software is a $250,000 tricked-out Rolls-Royce patrol car.

“We are thrilled to introduce this stunning addition to the MBPD recruitment team — courtesy of Braman Motors,” the division posted Thursday on X with a video displaying off the lights-and-sirens-equipped luxurious car flanked by two officers on bikes.

The trip is on mortgage to the division from luxe supplier Braman Motors in an effort to assist appeal to regulation enforcement hopefuls.

Two police officers on motorcycles with flashing lights, part of the Miami Beach Police Department recruitment team
The Miami Beach Police Department posted a video to social media displaying off the new addition. X/@MiamiBeachPD

“Recruiting police officers in this country today is a difficult thing to do. Using this car to help us do recruitment is gonna be great,” Miami Beach Police Chief Wayne Jones told WSVN 7 News at a promotional occasion in South Beach on Thursday.

The unveiling had many on social media saying, “Only in Miami.”

“I don’t know why but I feel like jaywalking repeatedly in Miami Beach so I might get a ride in that,” one commenter wrote on the division’s publish.

Others have been much less amused. “Is this an episode of Reno 911?” one mentioned. “This has to be a joke.”

“How do you make an entire city look grossly out of touch with reality (because it is)???” radio host and Miami native Grant Stern posted on X.

Police officers maintaining a car sponsored by Braman Motors for the MBPD recruitment team
The car is at the moment on mortgage from Braman Motors, which is sponsoring all prices associated to it. Instagram/braman_miami

Many questioned the place the cash got here from for the decked out 2012 Rolls-Royce Ghost however the division insisted it comes without charge to taxpayers.

The car is on mortgage from the dealership and can finally be returned, the Miami Herald reported. Braman will deal with gasoline and upkeep and the pressure would solely be accountable if the car is broken whereas in its care.

The division and Braman, which is owned by Miami billionaire Norman Braman, posted that the sponsorship is in accordance with metropolis coverage.

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