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2003 Corvette Z06 Seized by Greenville Police is the Department's Fastest Police Cruiser

Sheriff Buford T. Justice probably would have had better luck catching The Bandit if he would have had a Corvette Z06 instead of his regular police cruiser.

The Greenville Police Department’s newest cruise is none other than a silver 2003 Corvette Z06. The vehicle was seized as part of a drug investigation. Typically seized cars are sold with a percentage of the proceeds returned to the city, but in this case the police department decided to keep the car. We would have made the same decision.

[VIDEO] Corvette Stingray Driver Kills a California Mother and Infant in DUI Crash
Photo Credit: KGO.com

It’ll be a sad Mother’s Day for one California family after a 40-year-old mom and her 14-month-old daughter were mowed down and killed last Saturday, May 2, by the allegedly drunk driver of a Corvette.

Police say Brian Jones, 35, of Livermore has been arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving under the influence causing injury.

Man in Stolen Corvette Stingray Crashes into a Mustang in San Antonio
Photo Credit: Roberto Flores‎

The best news is that no one was injured Sunday when a man crashed a stolen red C7 convertible after leading police on a chase that reached speeds of 130 mph.

Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for the Corvette Stingray, which suffered major front end damage after catching fire following the crash.

The three-county crime spree actually started with the suspect behind the wheel of a truck in Kendall County, Texas, but authorities say the man ditched that vehicle and stole the Stingray at gunpoint and started a house fire.

[VIDEO] Sheriff's Undercover Corvette Stingray with PDR Helps Bust Street Racers in Texas

Hey, Corvette drivers, if you want to race, take it to the track.

Don’t endanger the lives of innocent people trying to prove your manhood on public streets.

Eight people apparently didn’t heed that advice in Harris County, Texas on Friday, March 20, as they were arrested for street racing on the same weekend as a major drag racing event in town, the TX2K.

Three Los Angeles police officers who shot and killed a Corvette driver they believed was reaching for a weapon last year won’t face criminal charges following the recent conclusion of an investigation by LA prosecutors.

The shooting of 51-year-old Brian Beaird came on the night of Dec. 13, 2013 after he had led police on a wild high-speed chase through downtown Los Angeles.

The pursuit finally ended when Beaird crashed into another car while going through an intersection. He then climbed out of the Corvette, staggering and heading toward the back of the car where officers believed he was reaching for a weapon.

Corvette Museum Offering Free Admission This Weekend for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Photo Credit: GT Planet

It’s hard to picture a much more patriotic car than the Chevrolet Corvette.

And when it comes to supporting the “red, white, and blue,” our nation’s law enforcement personnel definitely rank among some of our most patriotic citizens.

Since Jan. 9, 2015 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day across the U.S., the National Corvette Museum is showing its appreciation to these men and women by offering free admission to the museum to active and retired law enforcement and their immediate accompanying families Friday, Jan. 9 through Sunday, Jan. 11.

[ACCIDENT] 1996 Corvette Impaled after Man's Joyride Ends in a Crash
Photo courtesy Edgartown Police

Police never know what they’ll find at a crime scene.

Just witness this white 1996 Corvette that’s been impaled by fence posts that crashed through the back bumper, shattered the back glass, with one winding up going into the back of the passenger seat.

That’s what Edgartown police, fire, and medical responders found around 11 a.m. last Sunday when they reached the site of a car crash at Katama airfield off Herring Creek Drive.

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