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N.C. Police Agency Hoping to Increase Take-Home Fleet

The agency hopes to include more patrol officers in the program, which now provides take-home vehicles to supervisors, detectives, community resource officers, and forensic service technicians.

Photo by Paul Clinton.

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L.A. Sheriff to Test Trio of New 2015 Models

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will evaluate three new police vehicles, including an electric motorcycle, in the fall when it tests 23 2015 model-year vehicles.

Photo of 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV courtesy of GM.

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Chevrolet Ships 2015 Tahoe PPV to Agencies

The redesigned 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe rear-wheel pursuit vehicle and four-wheel special service vehicle have shipped to law enforcement agencies, GM has announced.

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Panasonic G1 Docking Station

With the popularity of tablets on the rise today, D&R Electronics is releasing its new rugged slim line Panasonic G1 Docking Station.

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Auto HD DVR

Next Generation Tool's compact Auto HD DVR with digital camera function is portable, so you can easily remove it to record incidents outside the vehicle as well.

The Polk County (Ore.) Sheriff's Office switched 10 patrol vehicles to propane autogas in March 2013. Photo: Blue Star Gas

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Propane Switch Saves Ore. Agency $25,000

Less than a year and a half after converting its 10 patrol vehicles from gasoline to propane autogas, the Polk County (Ore.) Sheriff's Office reports that it has saved $25,000 in fuel cost.

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La. City to Convert 35 Police Cars to CNG

The Bossier City (La.) Police Department is adding 35 new police vehicles with compressed natural gas (CNG) conversions to its fleet for a cost of approximately $1.5 million.

Photo of 2015 Dodge Charger Pursuit courtesy of Chrysler.

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Dodge Charger Pursuit Refreshed for 2015

The Dodge Charger Pursuit has been updated for the 2015 model year with updates that carry over from the retail Dodge Charger's refresh, Chrysler has announced.

Pictured is the 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicle. Photo courtesy of GM

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Texas City PD Requests Take-Home Fleet

The Odessa (Texas) Police Department is requesting a $2.6 million take-home patrol vehicle program in its draft budget. It includes a request for 60 additional Chevrolet Tahoe PPVs for police use.

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Tenn. PD Adds 20 Chargers to Replace Crown Vics

The Knoxville (Tenn.) Police Department is finalizing upfitting for 20 Dodge Charger Pursuit patrol cars, as it begins phasing out aging Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors.

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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