BY BOB HOLT
Some people call them entrapment. New Jersey State Police say they’re just trying to keep the roads safe this holiday weekend.
They’re talking about the latest idea in law enforcement used by local police. It’s known as a “ghost car.”
NJ.com reports that the New Jersey State Police have introduced black Chevrolet Caprice cruisers with a frosted image of their logon on the side panel. State Police Capt. Stephen Jones said, "We've had unmarked cars for years, and it is an effective way to catch that segment of idiot drivers who behave dangerously on the roads until they see a marked car."
The vehicles are being called “ghost cars” on social media, and Jones says they’re easier to identify than unmarked cruisers. According to philly.com, he noted that some criminals try to portray police in unmarked vehicles, so police advise drivers to pull over in a public area if they are being stopped in a desolate section.