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The Armored Group Introduces BATT-X Armored Vehicle

Based on the Ford F-550 4x4 chassis, the Armored Group BATT-X is available in gas or diesel engines. Both versions can achieve highway speeds over 80 miles per hour with 12 to 14 fully geared officers inside.

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Ariz. Police Chief Sends Officers to Driving School

The department will participate in a nationally recognized safe driver program known as Below 100, which has the intention of keeping the number of officers killed or injured in car crashes below 100 nationwide.

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Michigan State Police to Test Three New Vehicles

The Michigan State Police will test three new pursuit-capable law enforcement models as part of its annual police vehicle test, including Ford's new gasoline-electric hybrid sedan and F-150 pickup, the agency has announced.

Photo of Police Interceptor Utility courtesy of Ford.

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Improper Upfitting Caused Carbon Monoxide Exposure in P.I. Utility, Ford Says

Responding to concerns about carbon monoxide exposure in Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, Ford cited improperly sealed holes in the body of the vehicles that were created during the upfitting process.

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First Airbus H145 Joins Las Vegas PD

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) will soon become the first law enforcement agency in the United States to operate the twin-engine Airbus Helicopters H145.

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Ford Takes Action on Carbon Monoxide Concerns

Ford Motor Company has announced it will offer to cover the cost of specific repairs in its Police Interceptor Utility vehicles with carbon monoxide concerns.

The Austin Police Department first installed carbon monoxide detectors in March. Photo courtesy of Austin PD

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Austin to Pull 400 Ford Explorers and PIUs Out of Service

The City of Austin has begun pulling all 446 of its Ford Explorers and Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles from service after finding traces of carbon monoxide in a significant amount of vehicles.

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Calif. Sheriff Modernizes Air Fleet With New Helicopters

San Bernandino County, Calif., will use the helicopters for patrol, high-altitude rescues, and fire suppression.

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Pennsylvania State Police Updates Vehicle Design

The new design will appear on new vehicle replacements, at no additional cost, and feature the word “Trooper” on each side, with the Pennsylvania flag on one side and the American flag on the other.

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