Polaris donated 10 Ranger utility vehicles to the Minneapolis Police Department for use during the Super Bowl. Photo courtesy of Polaris


Minneapolis Police to Use Donated UTVs for Super Bowl Patrol

The Minneapolis Police Department, along with the support of officers from more than 50 Minnesota jurisdictions, are preparing for an estimated one million visitors for the Super Bowl.

Photo of BMW i3 hatchbacks courtesy of City of Los Angeles


LAPD’s Battery-Electric BMWs Appear Barely Used

Two years after the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) decided to lease 100 battery-electric BMW i3 hatchbacks, those vehicles have been barely used, according to a local news report.

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Baton Rouge’s New Police Chief Plans for New Vehicles, More Technology

Baton Rouge, La., Police Department’s new chief announced plans to adopt new technology and purchase 78 new vehicles to supplement an aging fleet.

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Texas Sheriff to Purchase Used Patrol Vehicles

The San Jacinto County (Texas) Sheriff's Office is purchasing used police vehicles to replace its aged fleet — some vehicles on the road have 300,000 miles on them.

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New York State Deploys Its First Police Drones

The State of New York has launched an unmanned aerial system program for its state police. The first four drones will be put into service this month, and by April 2018, an additional 14 aerial drones will be deployed.

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N.D. Investigates Overcharging for Police Vehicles

Roughly 200 Minnesota police and government agencies were overcharged on vehicles between 2014 and 2017. Now, the State of North Dakota is reviewing vehicles purchased through its state contract that were fulfilled by the same dealership.

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Chicago Auditor to Investigate Police Fleet in 2018

The Chicago Office of the Inspector General has received reports that nearly 10% of city police vehicles are unavailable because they are undergoing service at fleet maintenance facilities — nearly double the industry standard.

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N.C. City Switches from Chargers to Police Interceptors

Dodge Chargers have been the chosen patrol car of the Mount Airy Police Department (N.C.) since 2010. The agency decided to switch to Ford's Police Interceptor Utility because its all wheel drive is more conducive to the city’s weather conditions.

The department was able to garner over $10,000 from insurance on the burned, 2010 Crown Victoria. Photo via Mike Schinkel/Flickr


Ga. City to Replace Crown Victoria Destroyed in Fire

The Ford Oglethorpe (Ga.) Police Chief said the replacement vehicle will come equipped with protective gear, such as headlight wraps.


Adamson Industries Awarded GSA Contract

Founded in 1984, Adamson Industries is a privately-held, woman-owned, small business that produces public safety vehicle equipment.


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