In addition, officials said the force is part of an academic study reviewing the impact of the cameras on policing.
District officials also used the moment to promote crime statistics that show an 8 percent drop in violent crime compared with this time in 2015. 14, homicides were down 17 percent — from 155 as of this date in 2015 to 128 so far this year.
The engine was on Ward's list of the 10 best engines of the 20th century.
It was a staple of hot rodders in the 1950s, and it remains famous in the classic car hobbies even today, despite the huge variety of other popular V8s that followed.
The free outdoor show featured a performance of “Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand” by the legendary NOLA pianist Professor Longhair.