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Police department launches patrol boat

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JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) – The Jeffersonville police department launched their new patrol boat.

On Friday, the a 27-foot Challenger was unveiled.

The boat will provide security for the Indiana Port Commission's Clark Maritime Center.

The Challenger will patrol and respond to calls on weekends during boating season, as well as during special events like Thunder Over Louisville.

Taxpayer money was not used.

The police department was awarded federal funding to pay for the boat.

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