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Ind. Police Fleet Boosts Ethanol Use

The Crown Point Police Department (Ind.) has received funding to continue using alternative fuels, including the E-85 ethanol blend.

Photo courtesy of Twitter @GwinnettPD.

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Ga. County Adds Drone for Collision Investigations

The Gwinnett County (Ga.) Police Department has added a drone to its department, which they’re now using to fly over scenes of serious traffic collisions and take pictures and video.

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M180 Intersection Light

The M180 from Code 3 combines an intersection light, a takedown light, and a puddle light into one compact product.

Videos

Police Pursuit and Emergency Driving Tips

This video from Kentucky League of Cities offers law enforcement officers safety advice about pursuit and emergency driving. You may want to share this with police fleet drivers.

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Ga. County Approves Vehicle Locators for Police

Chatham County (Ga.) Commissioners voted unanimously to place GPS locators in every vehicle of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department's fleet.

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N.J. County First Responders Use Drones in Fleet

Since starting its drone program about a year ago, Bergen County's (N.J.) Office of Emergency Management has helped first responders pursue suspects and investigate fires more easily.

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Texas City May Add 51 New Vehicles

The Killeen (Texas) City Council will hear two resolutions that, if passed, will add 51 new vehicles to the city's fleet totaling almost $1.47 million. Of the vehicles proposed, 39 will go to the city's aging police fleet at a cost of $1.18 million.

Photo of 2016 P.I. Utility courtesy of Ford.

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Albuquerque PD Adds 139 Ford SUVs

The Albuquerque (N.M.) Police Department has purchased 139 Ford Police Interceptor Utility SUVs to replace its Dodge Chargers.

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Wis. Police to Replace Aging Non-Emergency Fleet

The Green Bay (Wis.) Police Department is retiring 10 of its non-emergency vehicles. Due to budget constraints, these vehicles are often kept longer than they should and some of the vehicles even have rusted out floorboards.

Photo courtesy of FCA US.

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CHP Orders 580 Chargers

The California Highway Patrol will add 580 Dodge Charger Pursuit sedans to replace aging sedans and utility vehicles with higher mileage over the next two years, FCA US has announced.

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