2016 Pace Car…

On October 29, 2007, Hoover Police and Jefferson County Joint task force pulled over a
Porsche 911 on Interstate 20 in Jefferson County, Alabama. The vehicle was stopped for
a traffic violation, but after a drug dog hit on the vehicle and consent to search was given,
ten kilos of cocaine were discovered. The cocaine was located in the natural voids in the
vehicle.

The wording “911 Never Forget” on the vehicle has numerous meanings and may be
interpreted differently. Some may see it and think it stands for the emergency number to
call for police assistance; others may believe it is to remember September 11, 2001 and
the attack on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the 4th plane
that crashed in the field in Pennsylvania; while others may think of the model of the
Porsche (911). The word “seized” is displayed on the front windshield, sides, and on the
back of the vehicle. This sends a message that if you have drugs in your possession, not
only do you lose your freedom but possibly your assets.

Watkins Auto Body located in Birmingham, Alabama painted the blue stripe and Stripe
King located in Fultondale, Alabama designed the stripe package. The Hoover Police
Department utilizes the Porsche for school and community awareness events

Nicholas Derzis

Chief of Police