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Texas City May Add 51 New Vehicles

The Killeen (Texas) City Council will hear two resolutions that, if passed, will add 51 new vehicles to the city's fleet totaling almost $1.47 million. Of the vehicles proposed, 39 will go to the city's aging police fleet at a cost of $1.18 million.

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Albuquerque PD Adds 139 Ford SUVs

The Albuquerque (N.M.) Police Department has purchased 139 Ford Police Interceptor Utility SUVs to replace its Dodge Chargers.

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Wis. Police to Replace Aging Non-Emergency Fleet

The Green Bay (Wis.) Police Department is retiring 10 of its non-emergency vehicles. Due to budget constraints, these vehicles are often kept longer than they should and some of the vehicles even have rusted out floorboards.

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CHP Orders 580 Chargers

The California Highway Patrol will add 580 Dodge Charger Pursuit sedans to replace aging sedans and utility vehicles with higher mileage over the next two years, FCA US has announced.

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Idaho City Approves Take-Home Police Vehicles

The City of Sandpoint, Idaho, has approved a new police vehicle take-home program, eliminating the need to build a new garage to house the fleet.

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GM Offers Off-Road Options for Silverado SSV

General Motors has begun offering an off-road package for its Chevrolet Silverado special service truck for first responders.

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Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety Training Offered for Okla. First Responders

First responder trainers in Oklahoma will have an opportunity to learn safety procedures and best practices about alternative fuel vehicles on Aug. 24 and 25 at Oklahoma City Community College's Professional Development Institute.

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Touch Screen Display

The Havis Touch Screen Display (Part Number TSD-101) is an 11.6-inch high-resolution (1366-by-768) screen for police and other mobile workers that displays data from rear-mounted mobile computers.

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PDU8S Power Distribution Unit

The PDU8S is one of D&R Electronics' newest power distribution units.

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Calif. Sheriffs Use Drone to Bust Illegal Casino

One of the suspects fled the scene, but sheriffs were able to follow the suspect with their drone and capture him.

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Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
How Ford's Hybrid Patrol Car Is Different

By Paul Clinton
Ford's Police Responder Hybrid Sedan offers several important differences from other retail hybrid cars that should make it well suited for the demands of a police duty cycle, while also providing lower costs to operate.

A Sure Bet for Reducing Distracted Police Driving

By Paul Clinton