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Conn. City to Upgrade Police Fleet After Vehicle Fire

The City of New Haven, Conn., hopes to update its police fleet after a patrol car caught on fire. In addition to an aging fleet, with most cars over 14 years old, the police department has fewer people to maintain its vehicles.

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Michigan State Police Celebrates 100 Years with Black and Gold Cars

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Michigan State Police deployed 50 special edition black and gold patrol cars. The fully equipped 2016 Dodge Chargers are painted to resemble the department's 1937 Ford Model 74 patrol car.

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NYPD Allies with Sanitation Department

In preparation for New Year's Eve, the New York Police Department is enlisting the help of its Sanitation Department. For added security around Times Square, the city is deploying garbage trucks loaded with sand.

Clockwise from top left: 2017 Chevrolet Suburban 3500HD courtesy of GM, 2017 Dodge Charger courtesy of FCA, 2016 Police Interceptor Utility and 2016 Explorer courtesy of Ford

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Top Police Fleet Stories in 2016

Law enforcement stories dominated government-fleet.com this year. Here are 10 of the most read police fleet stories in 2016.

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Tucson Police Need $21M to Replace Aging Fleet

Tucson, Ariz., is considering a half-cent sales tax to help replace the 260 vehicles in its aging police fleet. The Tucson Police department estimates that around 63% of its patrol vehicles are beyond their recommended service life and up to 80% are due for replacement.

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Cleveland Police Seeks to Modernize Fleet

An independent team hired to reform the Cleveland Police Department is asking a federal judge for help in creating a fleet replacement plan. Currently, the department lacks a sufficient vehicle replacement plan and uses outdated equipment, according to a court filing.

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OPS Public Safety has released the new CVE Wheel/Axle Scale Unit, specifically designed for commercial vehicle enforcement.

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Buffalo PD Commissioner Daniel Derenda with the new Chargers. Photo courtesy of City of Buffalo

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Buffalo PD Rolls Out Dodge Chargers

The Buffalo (N.Y) Police Department has added 2016 All-Wheel Drive Dodge Chargers to its fleet. The 61 marked and unmarked Chargers cost over $2 million.

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Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
A Closer Look at GM's Police Strategy

By Paul Clinton
Starting this spring, law enforcement agencies will no longer be able to order a pursuit-rated sedan from General Motors.

Does Police Vehicle Testing Still Matter?

By Paul Clinton