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New Philadelphia PD Vehicles to Change Traffic Lights

The City of Philadelphia will purchase 150 police vehicles that are fitted with ballistic shields on doors and windows and offer the ability to turn traffic lights from red to green.

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Mo. City PD Adds Ice Cream Truck

The Springfield (Mo.) Police Department has added an ice cream truck to its fleet. The “Cold Patrol” will be used to serve frozen treats and connect to and engage with citizens.

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Police Department Installs Firearm Vaults Following Theft

The Dayton Police Department in Ohio is installing vaults in 126 unmarked cars and trucks following the theft of the police chief’s service weapon

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Boston PD to Consult Community Before Deploying New Drones

A Boston PD spokesman said any decision to adopt new technology would only be considered after first seeking and receiving extensive input and feedback from the community.


OPS Public Safety Offers Lifetime Warranty on New Purchases

If a customer purchases a product, and that product ever becomes defective due to manufacturing, materials or workmanship, OPS Public Safety will fix or replace it for free.


Idaho Police Fleet Gets Needed Makeover

Nampa PD's special tactic units would break down while responding to calls and police vehicles needed to be repaired so frequently that maintenance on other city fleet vehicles was often deferred.

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Ala. City Officials Consider Using Red-Light Funds to Replace Police Fleet

Tuscaloosa (Ala.) has collected $1.54 million since red light cameras were implemented in 2013. The red light funds would be combined with $624,000 in police department savings to purchase 46 new police vehicles.

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La. Police Department Owes $100,000 in Unpaid Fleet Repairs

The Opelousas (La.) Police Department's bills for patrol vehicle repairs date back as far as 2014.


N.C. City Begins Tracking City, Police Vehicles with GPS

City staff can use the GPS system to help get in contact with public works employees who are out of the office. The software can also be set up to alert when a service such as an oil change is needed.

One of the undeground fuel tanks being removed in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. Photo courtesy of City of North Myrtle Beach


S.C. City Transitions from On-Site Fuel to Fuel Cards

Officials from the City of North Myrtle Beach, S.C., say the move to fuel cards will save money and avoid potential environmental risks once the city's four underground fuel tanks are removed.


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