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N.C. City Purchases 45 Chargers

Wilmington (N.C.) City Council approved $1.2M for the purchase of 45 Dodge Charger Pursuit sedans at a meeting this week.

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Austin PD Installs Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Vehicles

The Austin (Texas) Police Department has purchased 400 carbon monoxide detectors to be installed in all of its patrol vehicles.

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Minn. Sheriff Adds Drone for Search and Rescue

The Hennepin County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Office has added an unmanned air carrier to its fleet to reduce costs after a year of testing and an approval from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Go Rhino Expands Warehouse Operations with Texas Facility

Go Rhino, a manufacturer of aftermarket accessories, is expanding its North American operations with a new distribution facility in Laredo, Texas.

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Calif. Sheriff's Office Seeks Snowmobiles

The Butte County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office hopes to purchase snowmobiles to improve patrol during winter. With snowmobiles, the Sheriff's Office would be able to respond to emergencies year-round.

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Fiat Chrysler Announces 2017-MY Order Cutoff Dates

Fiat Chrysler has set dates for when it will stop taking orders for 2017 model year vehicles and has set order-cutoff dates for its lineup of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram vehicles through August.

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Fleet Install Team Saves Texas Police Nearly $1M

The Texas Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Fleet Operations installation group has helped save the DPS $966,500 through equipment refurbishment and in-house installation on Texas Highway Patrol vehicles.

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Ga. Police Considers Expanding Take-Home Program

The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department (Ga.) may expand its take-home program, allowing more officers to take home their patrol cars, even if they live outside of Chatham County.

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Pittsburgh Purchases Emergency Response Boat

The City of Pittsburgh has purchased a 34-foot fireboat for its Bureau of Fire. This is the city's first fireboat in more than 40 years.

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FCA Launches Officer Protection Package for Charger Pursuit

All 2017 Dodge Charger Pursuit law enforcement vehicles will come with technology that detects potential ambushes from the rear while a vehicle is parked. It will come at no cost to U.S. law enforcement agencies.

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