Considering that it had been 52 years since Cleveland’s last major sports championship, the celebration that followed the Cavaliers’ 2016 NBA Finals win over Golden State was a peaceful one. But there was one casualty: a police cruiser parked near Quicken Loans Arena.
During the championship parade in downtown Cleveland, a few fans stomped on the hood and roof of the vehicle, and the city declared the car a total loss.
Over the past year and a half, however, students in the auto body program at Max Hayes High School have been dismantling and rebuilding the cruiser, using donated materials from Sherwin-Williams and other companies in the Cleveland area.
Recently, they presented the refurbished police car to city officials.
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Article courtesy BodyShop Business.