Products

Ford Explorer Storage Cabinets

TruckVault offers a spare access lift system with its TruckVault storage cabinets for the Ford Explorer and Ford Police Interceptor Utility. The lift technology uses air assist cylinders to assist in lifting the cabinets to access the spare tire.

Photo of 2017 Q7 courtesy of Audi

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Texas Town Considers Luxury Patrol Cars

The Town of Addison (Texas) Police Department is considering replacing its fleet of 14 patrol cars with luxury vehicles. These include the Volvo XC90, BMW X5, and Audi Q7 in addition to the Ford Police Interceptor Utility and Chevrolet Tahoe.

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Mich. City Acquires Armored Military Vehicle

The Saginaw (Mich.) Police Department has acquired a Mine-Resistant Ambush Proof (MRAP) vehicle from the U.S. Department of Defense less than three months after turning over a military vehicle after an order from President Obama.

Photo courtesy of Polk County S.O.

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Sheriff's Collision Avoidance System Combats Rear-End Crashes

The Polk County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office is striving to eliminate rear-end collisions in vehicles with an aftermarket collision avoidance system installed by fleet technicians.

Products

Reflex Mini Bar

The Code 3 Reflex Mini Bar (SKU: C5590CRB) provides a highly intense, focused, and long distance beam to the front and rear of a vehicle with four reflective TIR modules that provide 360-degree coverage around a vehicle.

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Ekin Patrol System

The Ekin Patrol system from Ekin Technologies contains everything needed for this "intelligent surveillance system" in a custom lightbar, including the cameras needed for speed detection and license plate recognition.

Photo courtesy of City of Chicago/Patrick Pyszka.

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Chicago Officers Tampering with Dashcams

Chicago police officers have been disabling the microphones connected to their dashcam systems, which has caused an absence of audio in about 80% of videos.

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Colo. Police Union Wants 100K-Mile Cars Replaced

About 75 of the department's 100 vehicles are older than five years, and 51 of the vehicles have more than 100,000 miles. One 2000 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor has logged 192,617 miles.

Screenshot courtesy of Toyota.

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Camry Hybrid Police Cars Reduce Ark. Agency's Costs

The City of Arkadelphia, Ark., has lowered its budget costs by 3% by replacing its aging fleet of Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors with Toyota Camry Hybrid police cars, according to Toyota.

Photo of Rook vehicle courtesy of Ring Power.

Articles

Justifying Your Agency's Acquisition of Armored Vehicles

Law enforcement critics say armored vehicles are the symbol of police "militarization" and no police agency needs them, but their sole purpose is to protect officers responding to protect the public during critical incidents.

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Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
Does Police Vehicle Testing Still Matter?

By Paul Clinton
Each fall, the Michigan State Police and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department evaluate the current crop of police vehicles with a battery of road tests and provide a mountain of data about their performance, braking, and vehicle dynamics.

Can EVs Work as Patrol Vehicles?

By Paul Clinton