2016 Chevrolet Caprice PPV courtesy of GM

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Tenn. City Speeds Up Replacements to Order Caprice PPV

The City of Spring Hill, Tenn., is getting a head start on its vehicle purchases for the year to meet the deadline for Chevrolet Caprice PPV orders.

Products

Vehicle Forensics Solution

MSAB and Berla announced a partnership that will allow users to access and analyze data from both vehicles systems and mobile devices.

Products

Police Pursuit Brakes

PureForge brake pads and rotors are designed to improve safety for officers, reducing stopping distance by up to 20%, according to the company.

Photo of 2017 F650/F-750 courtesy of Ford.

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Ford's 2017-MY Fleet-Only Options

Ford offers optional equipment available only to fleets that includes police telematics, orange seatbelts, and adjustable pedals.

Photo courtesy of Wilmington PD

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N.C. Police Department Gets a Boost with Take-Home Vehicles

By implementing a take-home vehicle program, the Wilmington Police Department (N.C.) is keeping vehicles longer and increasing officer morale.

Photo courtesy of Vector

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Fla. Sheriff Signs $4M Fleet Management Contract

The Broward County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office has entered into a multiple-year agreement with Vector Fleet Management for fleet management and maintenance. The contract is valued at $4 million per year.

Photo via Flickr/Daniel X. O'Neil

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New Orleans to Add 300 Take-Home Patrol Cars

The City of New Orleans, La., is investing heavily in public safety for 2017, including 300 new take-home cars, a mobile booking unit, and additional K9 units. The investments will cost nearly $40 million.

Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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L.A. County Sheriff Adds Drone to Fleet

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to use an unmanned aircraft system for search and rescue, explosive ordinance detection, hazardous materials incidents, disaster response, arson fires, hostage rescue, and barricaded and armed suspects.

Products

The Loft Gun Vault/Electronics Tray

The Loft from Lund Industries is a multi-purpose storage solution for the Ford Police Interceptor Utility and Chevrolet Tahoe. It comes in two models. The Loft-GV is designed for weapon storage, and The Loft-EC can be used for electronic component installation.

Photo via Flickr/André Gustavo Stumpf

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NYPD May Invest $10.4M in Bulletproof Windows

New York City's preliminary budget for fiscal-year 2018 includes the installation of bulletproof windows to all patrol cars to keep officers safe. The total cost of the investment is $10.4 million.

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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