Photo of the FJR1300P police motorcycle courtesy of Yamaha

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Yamaha Introduces FJR1300P Police Bike

Yamaha Motor Corp., announced that a new police version of its FJR1300 Sport Touring motorcycle will be available for use by law enforcement and municipal organizations in the U.S.

The Wichita Police Department showed off its fleet of seven new Harley-Davidson motorcycles on Feb. 1. Photo courtesy of Wichita PD

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Wichita Police Relaunches Motor Unit

The Wichita (Kan.) Police Department has relaunched its motor unit after a 15-year hiatus, purchasing eight Harley-Davidson motorcycles and putting seven into service in February.

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A rendering from Ford's patent application depicting wireless communication between the offending vehicle and the autonomous police vehicle.

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Ford Patent Would Allow Autonomous Police Vehicles to Issue Traffic Tickets

The patent argues that autonomous police vehicles can take over routine police tasks, such as issuing tickets for speeding or rolling through a stop sign.

Screencapture of Boise Police Department video of its domestic abuse and sexual assault awareness specialty vehicle unveiling.

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Boise Patrol Car Raises Awareness of Domestic Violence

The Boise (Idaho) Police Department's new specialty car features purple graphics that bring attention to domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Police motorcycle photo via Unsplash

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Ohio Agency to Disband Motorcycle Unit

Safety and cost were driving factors in the Toledo Police Department's decision to disband its police motorcycle unit. All 10 of the agency’s motorcycles were due for replacement.

Louisiana State Police has added Dodge Chargers to its fleet, including semi-marked, marked, and unmarked vehicles. Photo via Louisiana State Police/Facebook.

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Louisiana Adds Marked, Unmarked Chargers to State Police Fleet

The Louisiana State Police has added Dodge Chargers to the patrol fleet, including marked, semi-marked, and unmarked vehicles.

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Ind. City Expands Take-Home Police Car Program

The City of Elkhart, Ind., established a new program beginning Jan. 1 that allows more officers to have take-home cars. The majority of officers now have them.

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Colorado Springs Police Seeks Additional $1.1M for Vehicles

More than a quarter of the Colorado Springs (Colo.) Police Department’s 600 vehicles have surpassed their suggested life cycles, and the $950,000 budgeted is not enough to cover necessary replacements.

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