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Ga. County Begins Replacing Aging Patrol Fleet

The Henry County, Ga., Police Department received approval to purchase 30 Dodge Chargers for $700,000 to replace vehicles with more than 150,000 miles on them.

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NYPD Receives First Shipment of 100 Smart Cars

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) Support Services Bureau has received its first shipment of 100 Smart Fortwo cars, with another 150 ordered.

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Los Angeles Airport to Purchase 150 Police Vehicles

The Los Angeles International Airport will purchase 150 Ford vehicles for its police division over the next three years to replace its aging fleet.

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Ford Offers Police Vehicle Driving Event in Texas

Ford will host an exclusive Police Interceptor drive on Sept. 29 in Fort Worth, Texas. Attendees will have the opportunity to drive the Police Interceptor Sedan and Utility, as well as the F-150 SSV and Expedition SSV.

Photo via Flickr/Robert Couse-Baker.

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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.

Products

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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Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
How Ford's Hybrid Patrol Car Is Different

By Paul Clinton
Ford's Police Responder Hybrid Sedan offers several important differences from other retail hybrid cars that should make it well suited for the demands of a police duty cycle, while also providing lower costs to operate.

A Sure Bet for Reducing Distracted Police Driving

By Paul Clinton