A new fleet of 4X4 vehicles has been funded by Lincolnshires Police and Crime Commissioner to boost the fight against rural crime.
The nine new Ford Kugasrepresent the first step in a bid to reinforce rural community safety across the county.
PCC Marc Jones is currently working with senior officers at the countys police HQ to draw up a blueprint for tackling rural issues due to be unveiled next month.
Jones has made the budget available and the force has ordered the new vehicles which are due to arrive later this year.
Elements of the plan are likely to include:
PCC Marc Jones said: I have made a promise to the residents of this county that I will put rural community safety high on the list of priorities and that is why I think it is vital to set out a clear strategy of how that will be achieved.
I have been working with the force to set out our plans for how we can improve the service to the towns, villages and more remote areas across Lincolnshire and both the Chief Constable and I are committed to making people feel safer and to be safer in all parts of the county.