Three new Ford Galaxy models have undergone modifications which have gone into service making use of Sussex Police's Forensic Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Unit for another five long time. The vehicles will attend scenes for an estimated eight hours while in service, is not engines constantly running, that's why the diesel Ford Galaxy models were chosen for their performance and stability. The modifications that have been carried out include a 3m telescopic roof-mounted masts carrying 2800 lumen lighting for night operations. Banking institutions are also required to carry cameras, videos, trolley jacks, toolkits, measuring and surveying gear, tripods, crew clothing and other equipment.
Working closely with Sussex Police technical engineer Neil Neve, Ford's Special Vehicle Preparations team installed a bespoke racking and storage system, police livery and public-warning merchandise. The Ford Galaxy Titanium models are powered along with 163PS associated with.0 litre Duratorq TDCi engine with six speed manual transmission, which return forty-nine.6mpg on the combined never-ending loop. 0-62mph is achieved in 9.5 seconds, CO2 emissions are 152g/km. The models will continue in service for five long years. Senior Collision Investigator Sergeant Colin O'Neill, said: 'Visually the new vehicles have a greater presence on the road, and also a plus in terms of public awareness but also for apparently of the officers using all. They are well-appointed, and everybody is boastful with them in relation to its stability and also gratifaction.' Sussex Police Fleet Manager Dennis Ord, said: 'It has proved the best vehicle when it comes to of gross vehicle weight, performance when fully loaded, road-holding and capability in performing the duties required laptop or computer.'