Managing a Police Fleet

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Managing High-Speed Pursuits

Pursuits can be deadly for everyone involved, but they can't be prohibited in all cases. So agencies need to have policies and procedures in place to reduce the danger. READ MORE

Photo of Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine in 2013 via Adam Fagen/Flickr.

How to Deal With the Privileges of Rank

In law enforcement, police chiefs, sheriffs, and other top brass have been known to request higher trim grades and other vehicle upgrades, which can present challenges to the public fleet manager who must repurpose the vehicle after the chief switches into a new vehicle. READ MORE

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How Ford's Hybrid Patrol Car Is Different

Ford's Police Responder Hybrid Sedan offers several important differences from other retail hybrid cars that should make it well suited for the demands of a police duty cycle, while also providing lower costs to operate. READ MORE

A Miami-Dade police officer was injured March 21 after a pursuit. Screenshot via Local10.com.

A Sure Bet for Reducing Distracted Police Driving

While shootouts and ambush killings of police officers provide high-profile examples of the hazards of police work, more often than not officers lose their lives while driving patrol vehicles. READ MORE

Photo of 2017 Chevrolet Impala courtesy of GM.

A Closer Look at GM's Police Strategy

Starting this spring, law enforcement agencies will no longer be able to order a pursuit-rated sedan from General Motors. READ MORE

Photo of Michigan State Police vehicle testing courtesy of MSP.

Does Police Vehicle Testing Still Matter?

Each fall, the Michigan State Police and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department evaluate the current crop of police vehicles with a battery of road tests and provide a mountain of data about their performance, braking, and vehicle dynamics. READ MORE

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Can EVs Work as Patrol Vehicles?

Adding a fleet of battery-electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids to your motor pool is one thing. But giving an electrified sedan to a police officer seems like a trickier proposition. READ MORE

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