Boone police holding contest to find new design for vehicles

WATAUGA COUNTY, N.C. — The Boone Police Department is looking for artists that would like to see their design on police vehicles.

Police said they want to change the look of their police cars and want to involve the Boone community.

Police Chief Andy LeBeau said they are looking for a design that would symbolize the community but still have a professional touch.

“Our thoughts are to depict the beauty of Boone and can include our commitment to serving, protecting and engaging in community policing. We wish to give our community a voice in this decision and look forward to seeing what ideas come forward” LeBeau said.

The design contest started on Friday and will close Sept. 9.

Police will accept designs from any community-centered person, whether they work, shop, or live in Boone.

There is no age requirement for the contest.

The winner’s name will be on the police department’s website and social media pages after the vehicle’s have been given the new design.

“We are excited to see the end result and know this will be another representation of how our community supports artists and their abilities to inspire us with their work.” stated David Jackson, president and CEO of the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce.

Click here for more information on the contest.

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