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Celebrating Our Past: Green County Historical Society, Aug. 29, 2018
old photo flivver squad police
Photo provided by the Green County Historical Society
The Monroe Common Council voted to purchase a “Flivver squad” in 1931 for the Monroe Police Department. The two-door Ford Model T Sedan, sometimes called a “flivver” was purchased for $499.62 and was the first car the department had before previously using a motorcycle. The car was to be dark, appropriately lettered in gold and with a siren.

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