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Managing Rural Police Fleets

Managing a fleet in a small town or rural area can lead to challenges from a variety of environmental factors, including animals, weather, and rough terrain.

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N.C. City Purchases 45 Chargers

Wilmington (N.C.) City Council approved $1.2M for the purchase of 45 Dodge Charger Pursuit sedans at a meeting this week.

Products

'B'-Kit Door & Window Insert Armor Package

Hardwire's 'B'-Kit Door & Window Insert Armor Package is a custom-designed armor kit that covers the window and existing police car door to provide ballistic protection for the officer inside.

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Shutdown Timers

Lind’s Shutdown Timers provide automatic, timer-based shut down so electronics do not drain the vehicle battery.

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Austin PD Installs Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Vehicles

The Austin (Texas) Police Department has purchased 400 carbon monoxide detectors to be installed in all of its patrol vehicles.

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Minn. Sheriff Adds Drone for Search and Rescue

The Hennepin County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Office has added an unmanned air carrier to its fleet to reduce costs after a year of testing and an approval from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Go Rhino Expands Warehouse Operations with Texas Facility

Go Rhino, a manufacturer of aftermarket accessories, is expanding its North American operations with a new distribution facility in Laredo, Texas.

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Calif. Sheriff's Office Seeks Snowmobiles

The Butte County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office hopes to purchase snowmobiles to improve patrol during winter. With snowmobiles, the Sheriff's Office would be able to respond to emergencies year-round.

Products

Apache Backcountry Track System

Can-Am Accessories' Apache Backcountry Track System creates a 13.5-inch front track and 14-inch rear track, and supplies maximum flotation and nearly continuous pull in deep snow.

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Rapid Access Weapon Lockers

Rapid Access Weapon Lockers from Estes AWS offer quick access through remote entry and patented automated opening technology.

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Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
How to Deal With the Privileges of Rank

By Paul Clinton
In law enforcement, police chiefs, sheriffs, and other top brass have been known to request higher trim grades and other vehicle upgrades, which can present challenges to the public fleet manager who must repurpose the vehicle after the chief switches into a new vehicle.

How Ford's Hybrid Patrol Car Is Different

By Paul Clinton