Criminally Uncool Cop Cars

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Don't laugh - these are real police cruisers.

The image of the police cruiser is one that strikes fear into motorists across the world. With that being said, it's hard to believe that any motorist would fear one of these criminally uncool cop cars. More than likely, the officers behind the wheel of these sorry excuses are most likely laughed at by the public. All of the police cars on this list are likely to strike fear strike into the hearts of drivers under the age of five. If you are interested in seeing the lamer side of law enforcement, then continue reading on.

The police department in Dorset, England, decided to enhance awareness about crime in the English countryside by creating a police tractor. The tractor was painted with the Bobbies' colors and outfitted with a pair of blue lights. The tractor was designed as more of a symbol of authority as opposed to an actual crime-fighting vehicle.

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The Berlin police got markedly greener and slower when they added 11 Prii to the force. The police Prii were part of a greening project aimed at reducing the emissions of the Berlin police department. There has never been a better time to speed in Berlin.

The English and Germans are apparently in a race to see who can create the world's slowest police cruiser. This pedal-powered cop car has a top speed of 20 mph and was designed as part of a community outreach project. It made a few novelty patrols where the biggest threat to the officer at the wheel was being ran over by actual cars.

China is trying to assertive itself on the world stage by creating a cop car that is nearly as slow as a Prius and a soapbox derby racer. This Smart ForTwo is an actual police cruiser that serves and protects in the city of Jinan in China's Shandong province. Taking suspects downtown in a two-seater must be awkward to say the least.

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