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Police Brakes

Raybestos' expanded line of police brakes now includes additional disc brake pads and rotors that are specially manufactured to meet the demanding needs of law enforcement professionals.

Photos of 2016 Explorer (l.) and 2016 Police Interceptor Utility courtesy of Ford.

Articles

Police Interceptor Utility vs. Ford Explorer

Ford's P.I. Utility and Explorer mid-size SUV may be built at the same Chicago assembly plant, but a closer look at the vehicles reveals plenty of differences.

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Baltimore Police Add Cameras to Prisoner Transport Vans

The Baltimore Police Department added 10 new prisoner transport vans and retrofitted 13 others with a redesigned interior and camera system to improve treatment of detainees in custody.

Photo of Ram ProMaster prisoner transport van courtesy of FCA US.

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FCA Offers Ram ProMaster Prisoner Transport Van

FCA has begun offering a Ram ProMaster prisoner transport van to law enforcement agencies under a partnership with Havis, Inc., which equips the cargo van for agencies.

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Audit Dings K.C. Police Take-Home Vehicles

The Kansas City Police Department doesn't know the cost of its take-home vehicle program, and should implement several measures to improve its effectiveness, according to a city audit released May 18.

Screenshot via CNBC.

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LAPD Testing Electric Tesla Sedans

The Los Angeles Police Department has been testing a Tesla Model S sedan for more than a year to determine whether the high-priced vehicle could function as a patrol car.

Photo courtesy of Lenco.

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Lenco Offers All-Terrain Special Ops Vehicle

Lenco Industries will offer the BearCat X3 all-terrain special operations vehicle described as a "pickup-style APC" to law enforcement agencies seeking a more rugged counter-terrorism vehicle.

Photo courtesy of Amaury Murgado.

Articles

How to Choose a Helicopter for Your Agency

Focus on the missions you need accomplished before picking a model.

Photo of 2016 Dodge Charter R/T courtesy of FCA.

News

Ore. Sheriff Flouts Policy, Buys Expensive Car

Multnomah County (Ore.) Sheriff Dan Staton bought a higher trim Dodge Charger with unnecessary features to replace a one-year-old vehicle, ignoring county purchasing policies as well as the fleet manager’s refusal to buy him the car.

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Philly Police SUV Posing As Google Vehicle

The Philadelphia Police Department has begun an investigation into why officers disguised an SUV to look like a Google street mapping vehicle and equipped it with license-plate-reader cameras.

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Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
A Sure Bet for Reducing Distracted Police Driving

By Paul Clinton
While shootouts and ambush killings of police officers provide high-profile examples of the hazards of police work, more often than not officers lose their lives while driving patrol vehicles.

A Closer Look at GM's Police Strategy

By Paul Clinton