Orlando Police unveil new Pride Patrol vehicle design

The Orlando Police Department unveiled a new Pride Patrol vehicle design in honor of the 49 lives that were lost during the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting.

The OPD LGBTQ+ Liaison and Ally Officers introduced the vehicle alongside the department’s next chief, Eric Smith on Thursday, June 30 outside of police headquarters.

Orlando Police Department introduces new Pride Patrol vehicle on Thursday June 30
Orlando Police Department officials unveil new Pride Patrol vehicle at OPD Headquarters

“This new Pride Patrol Vehicle serves as a symbol of our unwavering support for our LGBTQ+ members and of our commitment to everyone’s safety in an #OrlandoUnited,” reads an OPD social media post.

22In remembrance of the 4922 on Orlando Police Department vehicle
The new Pride Patrol vehicle honors the 49 people killed during the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting

The new vehicle features multi-colored, rainbow stripes along the quarter panels and doors, as well as a multi-colored heart. The phrase “In remembrance of the 49” is written next to the heart.

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