Law Enforcement: Cruisin' with The Homeboys: Cruisin' with The Homeboys

Cruisin' with The Homeboys

The Santa Barbara police department has an awesome new weapon in its arsenal: Blue Persuasion. To encourage contact with the community along State Street, the town's main drag, officers now cruise in a customized police sedan that sports a hip metallic blue paint job, murals, mag wheels and a booming stereo.

"It shows the police have a sense of humor," says Melissa Weisenberger, a shop assistant on State Street. Somebody else has a sense of humor too. The organizers of a local auto show have asked Santa Barbara officers to be the judges of the Car Most Likely to Be Pulled...

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