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Kentucky State Police Struggles with Aging Fleet

The agency will need 260 cars within 12 to 18 months, and 180 cars per year after that in order to catch up on vehicle replacements.

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Texas Sheriff Utilizes Driving Simulator

The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office in Texas signed up for training through the Texas Association of Counties, which offers truck and law enforcement driver simulation training for member agencies.

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Other public agencies have sold advertising on their vehicles. Photo via Paul Sullivan/Flickr

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Iowa Municipality Debates Selling Ads on Vehicles

The City of Waterloo, Iowa, is debating whether it should sell advertising on fleet vehicles such as police cars, fire trucks, and garbage trucks. The plan could bring in as much as $100,000 annually.

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Texas PD Acquires Armored Vehicle

The Big Spring (Texas) Police Department has added an armored emergency response vehicle (AERV) to its fleet, acquired through the Department of Defense’s 1033 program.

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NC City's Patrol Cars Get New Look

The City of Kinston, N.C., Police Department is moving to a black-and-white color scheme for its patrol cars, replacing its white vehicles. The city has ordered 10 Dodge Chargers with the new vehicle graphics.

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President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife, Akie Abe, at Mar-a-Lago in nearby Palm Beach, Fla., Feb. 11. Photo via Wikimedia/内閣官房内閣広報室

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Fla. City Seeks $1.1M for Trump Security

The City of West Palm Beach, Fla., located near President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, is seeking $1.1 million to purchase new police equipment due to the increased security demands of Trump's frequent visits.

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