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Companies provide extra resourcing for police (or fire, ambulance) and in return get their logo and paint scheme on the vehicles with the flashing lights!
Could have additional benefits for the companies...
[angel, Oct 06 2001, last modified Oct 04 2004]
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Neal Stepehenson: Snow Crash
Dystopian future with, among other things, privately owned and operated police forces and jails. [jutta, Oct 06 2001]
||whether baked or not, still a bad idea
BAD BAD BAD BAD
||baked in south africa where BMW have given the Johannesburg police 50 fully tuned cars and guns to prevent carjacking (they always go for posh cars and the old police cars were too slow to catch them)