A rendering from Ford's patent application depicting wireless communication between the offending vehicle and the autonomous police vehicle.

News

Ford Patent Would Allow Autonomous Police Vehicles to Issue Traffic Tickets

The patent argues that autonomous police vehicles can take over routine police tasks, such as issuing tickets for speeding or rolling through a stop sign.

Screencapture of Boise Police Department video of its domestic abuse and sexual assault awareness specialty vehicle unveiling.

News

Boise Patrol Car Raises Awareness of Domestic Violence

The Boise (Idaho) Police Department's new specialty car features purple graphics that bring attention to domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Police motorcycle photo via Unsplash

News

Ohio Agency to Disband Motorcycle Unit

Safety and cost were driving factors in the Toledo Police Department's decision to disband its police motorcycle unit. All 10 of the agency’s motorcycles were due for replacement.

Louisiana State Police has added Dodge Chargers to its fleet, including semi-marked, marked, and unmarked vehicles. Photo via Louisiana State Police/Facebook.

News

Louisiana Adds Marked, Unmarked Chargers to State Police Fleet

The Louisiana State Police has added Dodge Chargers to the patrol fleet, including marked, semi-marked, and unmarked vehicles.

File photo of police cars

News

Ind. City Expands Take-Home Police Car Program

The City of Elkhart, Ind., established a new program beginning Jan. 1 that allows more officers to have take-home cars. The majority of officers now have them.

Photo via Pixabay

News

Colorado Springs Police Seeks Additional $1.1M for Vehicles

More than a quarter of the Colorado Springs (Colo.) Police Department’s 600 vehicles have surpassed their suggested life cycles, and the $950,000 budgeted is not enough to cover necessary replacements.

Products

E/Z Storage Vault

The storage vault is designed for law enforcement or civilian use. If used to store firearms, the vault can be fitted with interior weapon foam.

News

Raleigh to Deploy 600 Body-Worn and 450 In-Vehicle Cameras

The agreement will allow the department to outfit over 600 officers with WatchGuard’s Vista Wi-Fi HD body-worn cameras and 450 vehicles with WatchGuard’s 4RE HD Panoramic in-car camera system.

Products

DT325T HD Rugged Tablet

DT Research designed the tablet for first responders, military, law enforcement, field service, manufacturing, and warehousing environments.

File photo of police cars

News

Miss. City Reconsiders Take-Home Vehicle Policy

The City of Waveland, Miss., may change its take-home vehicle policy, and is considering charging employees a use tax to cover vehicle costs.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Sponsored by

Universal Lubricants is a used oil collection, re-refining, and new oil distribution company. As of 2011, it operates 28 facilities in 14 states and operates one of the world's most technologically advanced re-refineries in Wichita, Kan.

Read more

Blog

Managing a Police Fleet

How Chevrolet's Tahoe PPV Differs From its Retail Relative

By Michaela Kwoka-Coleman
For the Chevrolet Tahoe PPV, tires are added to the vehicles that are capable of handling speeds of up to 134 mph and the brakes are adjusted to handle frequent stopping at high speeds.

Police Vehicles Pushed to the Limit in California

By Paul Clinton