To celebrate its 75th anniversary, the Kansas Highway Patrol equipped 14 historic-themed Ford CVPIs. Photo courtesy KHP.

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The World's Last Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor

TOPEKA, KS - The last of the venerable Crown Victoria Police Interceptors has found a new home in the Midwest.

Products

SoundOff Signal Intersector

An addition to the original Intersector under mirror light, this surface-mount light offers 180-degree light output for greater side warning.

Products

Whelen SideKick ION Fender Light for Ford Police Interceptor and Chevrolet Caprice PPV

Featuring the ION Series lighting, the SideKick ION Fender Light provides lighting coverage to the sides of a Ford or Chevrolet police vehicle.

Photo by Paul Clinton. Photo from LASD 2011 testing.

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LA Sheriff's Department Rates 2012 Police Motorcycles

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department evaluated its largest crop of police motorcycles in the fall, analyzing seven cycles for performance, safety, and comfort.

Photo courtesy of Ford.

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Chicago to Purchase 500 Ford Police Interceptors

CHICAGO - Chicago Mayor Emanuel announced that the City's Department of Fleet and Facilities Management (2FM) will make an initial purchase of 100 Ford Interceptor sedans and SUVs for the City's law enforcement fleet, with plans to purchase a total of 500 vehicles.

Pictured is a Dodge charger during 2010 Los Angeles Sheriff's Department testing. Photo courtesy of Police Magazine.

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LA County Sheriff Tests 2012-13 Patrol Vehicles

FONTANA, CA - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has released its annual vehicle evaluation, which includes fuel-economy test results as well as acceleration and braking.

Photo: Jeffrey Sauger/Chevrolet.

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GM Provides Update on Chevrolet Caprice PPV OTD Times

DETROIT – General Motors provided Government Fleet with an update on the order-to-delivery times for its rear-wheel-drive Chevrolet Caprice PPV, acknowledging a longer order-to-delivery time than its other fleet vehicles.

Ford said these are the final production versions of these vehicles, though both have some aftermarket equipment on them. The image shows the new headlamps on the sedan Interceptor as well as the wheels from the factory on both models.

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Ford Shows 2013-MY Police Interceptor at Chicago Show, Details Features

CHICAGO - Ford's Police Interceptor marketing manager Lisa Teed said the version shown at the Chicago Auto Show until Feb. 19 is the final production version of the patrol car and has the parts the vehicle will ship with.

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Michigan State Police Tests Aftermarket Tires

LANSING, MI – The Michigan State Police (MSP) conducted an aftermarket tire test for law enforcement fleet vehicles in June 2011 and released a report on the results.

Videos

Michigan State Police Aftermarket Tire Evaluation

At the urging of the National Institute of Justice, the Michigan State Police's Precision Driving Unit evaluated aftermarket tires used on law enforcement fleet vehicles. In this clip, troopers in the unit explain the methodology of the testing.

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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.

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