El Paso Police donating old, decommissioned police cars to high schools for training
Posted On: Nov 21, 2019
Some El Paso area schools will receive decommissioned police vehicles from the El Paso Police Department. The cars will be used for law enforcement training programs and will offer students a chance to gain exposure to "real-world" scenarios.
El Paso City Council District 7 Rep. Henry Rivera passed the item at City Council last month. The vehicles will not be registered to be used on public roads, they will be secured, and only instructors and school administration will have access to the keys.
A decommissioned vehicle will help the students at both schools by training them in the area of "Traffic Stops" and would expose students with applications that Police Officers encounter on a daily basis through different simulated