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Mo. City PD Struggles With Vehicle Purchasing Freeze

The City of Columbia, Mo., Police Department is struggling with a fleet replacement freeze imposed last year that could be extended into the next fiscal year.


N.Y. Municipality Upgrades Surveillance Truck

The Utica (N.Y.) Police Department unveiled its Armadillo surveillance truck with $24,000 worth of new upgrades. The Armadillo is a Brinks truck that was repurposed for police use in 2010.

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Calif. Sheriff Implements Driving Simulators

The Tulare County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office implemented driving simulators, which allow deputies to prepare for everyday scenarios they may face on the road as they head to a scene.


N.J. Man Arrested for Slashing Police, Fire Vehicle Tires

Tires were slashed on nine Somerdale (N.J.) Police vehicles, one fire vehicle, and three personal vehicles. The cost to replace all the tires could exceed $9,000.

Photo via Flickr/Raymond Wambsgans


Ala. City Makes Much-Needed Update to Police Fleet

The City of Alexander City, Ala., has taken delivery of eight new Chevrolet Tahoe police cars after years of putting off replacements.

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White House to Reinstate Military Surplus Program for Police

The U.S. Department of Defense will reinstate the 1033 program, which allows the military to transfer surplus weapons, vehicles, and equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies.

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Fla. Agency Suspends K-9 Unit for Speeding

All nine members of the Lakeland (Fla.) Police Department's K-9 unit were suspended. Five of the nine officers suspended admitted to filling up their memory cards so the in-vehicle camera system could not record the speeding.

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Minn. Man Accused of Overcharging for Police Vehicles

The former fleet manager at Nelson Auto in Minnesota has been charged for overcharging law enforcement agencies for police vehicle equipment that were not included on vehicles.

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Helicopter in Va. Police Crash Had Past Engine Problems

The police helicopter involved in a crash that killed two Virginia state troopers near Charlottesville earlier this month had previous mechanical problems.

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Agencies Prepare Fleets for Total Eclipse

In areas where a total eclipse is scheduled, government agencies are prepared for an influx in tourists hoping to catch the two to three minutes of near-total darkness.


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