A Mafia Ferrari 458 Spider is now part of the Milan Police force image

It’s interesting how the ones playing outside the law have been touting better equipment than the law enforcement officers for years – but there are places where they’re at least on par.

Take Dubai for example – people there have lots of exotic rides, but the Police easily outshines them with the collection of cars that includes everything – from hypercars to capable off-roaders. In Italy we know the law enforcement has issues with the renowned Mafia – but at least in Milan there’s one less ride in their hands because now Polizia Locale uses a confiscated 458 Spider for education duty. The droptop supercar even comes with the appropriate bespoke paint scheme and the light clusters – sitting on the roof nacelles. The cops want to show young people that crime doesn’t pay – though we might advise them to use careful marketing, as clearly becoming a mobster lends you the perks needed to buy a Ferrari.

According to Italian law, the police and national fire brigade can request to keep and use personal property confiscated from the mafia – the 458 Spider was impounded in September 2015 and a company specializing in police duty vehicle preparations took care of the needed work free of charge. The police in Milan are quite busy actually – their announcement said among the confiscated properties there were 29 other cars and 3 motorcycles – and all these mobster assets now take part in the allocation program for the police and fire departments.

Via City of Milan, La Stampa