they should be happy with thatThe police get to see their new car Alfa Giulia Quadrifoglio, vista dal vivo quella dei Carabinieri - OmniAuto.it
Ah, they had them since the dawn of times. But to explain it to the non Italians, Duemila is somewhat correct - contrary to what most foreigners think, the main police force of Italy is the Polizia di Stato - the girls and boys with the light blue (smurf coloured!) cars, which is effectively a civil force.The carabinieri are just fake police, they don't deserve Alfa's
Exactly, and it also creates an aura of importance around the cars....
Police sales are generally considered to be "good" fleet sales (as opposed to daily-rental fleets, for example) - it gives the models a high public profile, and people will believe that cars are reliable if they see the police forces and other emergency services using them.