What you see here is the first ever 2013 Dodge Dart Police
    Car built at the Belvidere Assembly Plant for the local police who patrol the
    town around the production facility for the new Dart and a variety of Jeep

    The town of Belvidere Illinois currently uses the Dodge
    Charger Pursuit for their police vehicles but Police Chief Jan Noble wanted a
    cop car built by the local plant. 
    Chrysler accepted the challenge and designed a 2013 Dodge Dart in full
    police livery for non-patrol uses around town.

    “The Belvidere Police Department wanted to drive what’s
    built in their town by their own citizens,” said Peter Grady, Vice President of
    Network Development & Fleet, Chrysler Group LLC. “This was a terrific opportunity
    to support the Belvidere police and continue to foster our longtime partnership
    with this city and region.”


    The 2013 Dodge Dart Police Car has the chrome grille, the
    fog lights, the body colored front bumper and door handles found on the Limited
    trimline along with the 17″ right aluminum rims that come standard on the SXT,
    Rallye and Limited.  To outfit this Dart
    for police duties, Chrysler has added bright LED police lights in each of the
    four quadrants of the crosshair grille, in the gloss black fog light bezels and
    on the back of the exterior side mirrors along with a large LED spot light on
    the a pillar and a large LED light bar across the roof.  Finally, Chrysler dressed up the 2013 Dart
    cop car in the decals of the Belvidere Illinois police department down the side
    and across the front of the hood.

    As mentioned, the 2013 Dodge Dart Police Car will only be
    used for non-patrol and ceremonial duties around Belvidere.  In return for the use of this unique police
    car, the police officers of Belvidere will report back to the Chrysler Group
    with feedback on how the Dart performs during the course of police tasks.  Chrysler claims that roughly 20% of the
    police cars sold in this country are used for these non-patrol roles so there
    could be a budding market for a small yet room – efficient yet powerful compact
    sedan in the police car market.

    The new Dodge Dart Police Car debuted today at the Belvidere
    Assembly Plant where it was tasked with escorting a fleet of Ram pickups packed
    full of donated food to the Belvidere/Boone County Food Pantry.