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Audit: Kansas City PD Should Civilianize Fleet Staff

The study recommends a reduction of 30 sworn personnel and an addition of 88 civilian positions managing fleet, logistics support, and property and evidence.

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Nashville Mayor Seeks $4M for Police Equipment Upgrades

In-vehicle technology upgrades are necessary to support the agency's new body worn cameras. Additional funds will be used for radio and server equipment as well as replacement vehicles for the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department.


Chicago PD Begins Rolling Out 550 Patrol Vehicles

The Chicago Police Department has deployed 40 new patrol vehicles and plans to deploy 550 through February 2018.

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Calif. County Receives $3.8M Loan for Police Vehicles

Ventura County, Calif., shifted toward more expensive patrol vehicles, part of the reason why its fleet replacement fund can't keep up. New policies are being determined to replenish the fund and keep it sustainable.

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NYPD to Spend $1.3M on Ballistic Protection for Vehicles

This investment will expand the ballistic protection program to retrofit the New York Police Department's 72 command vehicles with bullet-resistant door panels and window inserts.

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LAPD Cadets Arrested for Stolen Patrol Cars

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has arrested seven teenagers in its cadet program after patrol cars and equipment were stolen from the agency’s motor pool.

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Mass. PD's New Wraps Reduce Police Vehicle Costs

The Cohasset (Mass.) Police Department is transitioning to decal wraps on police vehicles instead of a custom paint job, reducing vehicle costs by as much as $3,000 per car.

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Cincinnati Rolls Out Second Wave of New Patrol Cars

Cincinnati has replaced its fleet with 54 new police vehicles and 54 other vehicles. Funding came from the Capital Acceleration Plan (CAP), a financing initiative used to modernize the city’s fleet.

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Little Rock Official Requests $10.5M to Update Police Fleet

According to a memo from the Little Rock (Ark.) city manager, 236 of the agency's 362 over-the-road vehicles have over 100,000 miles logged.

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Ala. PD Adds Connected Cameras to Vehicles

The Dothan Police Department (Ala.) is installing a new camera system in vehicles, with an additional camera to be worn by police officers.


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