Being nippy and economical, Minis were mainly used as Panda cars, although some forces elected to use the Cooper versions as Patrol cars.
A Befordshire Mini Panda car photographed in the late 1960s.
A Mini Cooper S MkII Patrol car.
Mini Cooper S
A Mini Cooper S Patrol car.
Interesting picture of a police Mini in an unlikely setting.
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