UPDATE | W.Va., Ky. and Ohio make top 10 in state police cruiser contest

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 8/5/19 @ 6:13 p.m.
West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio all made it into the top 10 for the 2019 Best Looking Cruiser Contest.

West Virginia State Police, Kentucky State Police, and Ohio State Highway Patrol are facing off against each other and the rest of the country to see which state police agency has the "best" vehicle.

The contest ran from July 15 to July 30. West Virginia State Police, Kentucky State Police, and Ohio State Highway Patrol faced off against each other and the rest of the country to see which state police agency has the "best" vehicle.

Here are the top 10 states with the most votes:

  • 1st - Nebraska State Patrol
  • 2nd - Michigan State Police
  • 3rd - New Hampshire State Police
  • 4th - Kentucky State Police
  • 5th - West Virginia State Police
  • 6th - Ohio State Highway Patrol
  • 7th - North Carolina State Highway Patrol
  • 8th - Tennessee Highway Patrol
  • 9th - Florida Highway Patrol
  • 10th - Missouri State Highway Patrol

    ORIGINAL STORY 7/16/19
    It's your turn to vote in the 2019 Best Looking Cruiser Contest!

    West Virginia State Police, Kentucky State Police, and Ohio State Highway Patrol are facing off against each other and the rest of the country to see which state police agency has the "best" vehicle.

    Photos of the tristate cruisers are in the video attached to this story. You can vote in the national contest here.

    In a poll we posted on our website earlier this week, more than 50 percent of you chose West Virginia. About 30 percent chose Kentucky and about 20 percent chose Ohio.

    The American Association of State Troopers (AAST) runs the annual contest. The group's Facebook page is updated with the latest standings.

    As of 8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18, KSP remains at the number two spot with more than 23,100 votes (13.48 percent). WVSP was ranked at number 10 earlier this week, but has since climbed to number four on the list with more than 13,500 votes (7.89 percent). Finally, OSHP isn't doing too badly either. Ohio improved from the number nine spot earlier this week to number seven in the country Thursday with more than 9,600 votes (5.63 percent).

    Nebraska State Police is still in the top spot Thursday with a photo featuring a dark funnel cloud. In the picture, the Nebraska cruiser is parked along a rural road and is facing an apparent tornado in the distance.

    The contest began July 15 and will end at 3 p.m. on July 30. You can vote once from each device.



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