'61 California Highway Patrol Polara Is Blast From The Past

Because police cars are taxpayer-funded and more about function and utility than style or curb appeal, classic police cruisers don't tend to stick around. Precincts trade them in, scrap them, or auction them off to the highest bidder. When Morgan Yates and Dave Skaien from the Automobile Club of Southern California got their hands on this classic Dodge Polara from the California Highway Patrol fleet, they couldn't help but return it to its former glory.