The final numbers have been tallied and the winning car is Vehicle number 857 designed by Officer Mark Crandall and Officer Jimmy Pitman.
The final numbers have been tallied and the winning car is Vehicle number 857 designed by Officer Mark Crandall and Officer Jimmy Pitman. Vehicle number 854 designed by Sergeant Angy Scroble and Officer Patti Mraz was a very close second only seven votes behind.
The final numbers are as follows: Vehicle #857 (Officer Crandall and Officer Pitman) 685 votes. Vehicle #854 ( Sergeant Scroble and Officer Mraz ) 678 votes. Vehicle #853 ( Officer Hardy and Agent Gonzalez ) 347 votes. Vehicle #855 ( Sergeant Zadnik and Detective Thibodeau ) 188 votes.
Chief Greg Graham decided that since the voting was so close he was going to task the two winning teams to design the new vehicle using a combination of vehicle 857 and vehicle 854. Many voters expressed that they liked certain designs on all of the cars and thought it would be a good idea to combine the designs.
Chief Graham also stated “ I want to thank everyone who participated in this adventure” . “ It was a lot of fun and we are going to end up with a design that we are all going to be proud of “.
The Ocala Police Department would like to thank everyone who participated and look forward to doing similar community events in the future.