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Lift System for Storage Cabinets

TruckVault’s Lift System for the Ford Explorer Police Interceptor Utility is designed to give full access to the vehicle's spare tire while providing law enforcement professionals with a safe and secure storage solution.

Northeast Region UAS Unit members of the Grand Forks County (N.D.) Sheriff’s Department operates this AeroVironment Qube. Photo courtesy of Alan Frazier

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Unmanned Aircraft Improve Agencies’ Operations

Use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, have become more common, and public agencies are using them to document traffic accidents and crime scenes as well as help with fires, hazmat calls, and urban search and rescue.

Screenshot via St. George News.

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Utah City Spends $1.6M to Lease Patrol Vehicles

The St. George (Utah) Police Department is spending $1.6 million to lease 35 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles over a four-year term to replace its fleet of aging patrol cruisers.

Photo of F-150 XL SSV courtesy of Ford.

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Ford Offers F-150 Special Service Truck for Police

Ford will offer a special service F-150 truck to law enforcement agencies for the 2016 model year that will compete with existing special service trucks from Chevrolet and Ram Truck. Ford will also offer a special service Expedition large SUV.

Screenshot via YouTube/MLive.

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Mich. Sheriff Adds LED Beacons to Patrol Cars

The Saginaw County (Mich.) Sheriff's Department has equipped its 32 patrol vehicles with retro beacon lights that use brighter LED lighting to increase visibility.

Photo courtesy of Ford.

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Ford Offers More Stealthy Police Interceptor Utility

Ford will offer a factory interior visor light for its Police Interceptor Utility for agencies looking to use a more stealthy version of its police SUV for the 2017 model year.

OSP's new unarked vehicles will allow the agency to crack down on distracted driving. Photo via Flickr/Oregon DOT

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Ore. State Police Adds 40 Unmarked Cars

The Oregon State Police (OSP) has started using 40 new unmarked patrol cars in an effort to curb distracted driving, the agency announced at an event kicking off National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

Screenshot via Police Cars Matter/Facebook.

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Kansas City Officers Disciplined for Shoddy Cars

Three Kansas City (Kan.) Police officers and a civilian employee have been disciplined, after photos of the agency's aging police vehicles appeared on Facebook showing peeling paint, rust, and torn upholstery.

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LoJack Celebrates Stolen Vehicle Recovery Milestone

LoJack Corporation has recovered more than 200,000 vehicles in the U.S., and plans to celebrate the achievement by honoring the Los Angeles Police Department at an event on March 30 at Galpin Motors in North Hills, Calif.

Photo of Chevrolet Caprice PPV courtesy of General Motors.

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Chevrolet Caprice Police Cars Recalled for Steering

The General Motors recall covers more than 6,000 vehicles that might lose electric power steering assist because of a corrosion problem.

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Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
Can EVs Work as Patrol Vehicles?

By Paul Clinton
Adding a fleet of battery-electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids to your motor pool is one thing. But giving an electrified sedan to a police officer seems like a trickier proposition.