N.J. Purchases and Donates Food Trucks to Salvation Army

The State of New Jersey presented The Salvation Army with three feeding trucks that collectively can prepare and serve 30,000 hot meals a day during an emergency. They were purchased using $870,000 in federal grant funding.

Photo courtesy of Detroit PD.


Detroit Officers Cite Safety Issues on Donated Vehicles

Safety concerns include prisoners being able to reach through the partition separating the front and back seat and improper seating that would cause safety issues if air bags detonated, Deadline Detroit reported.


City of South Jordan Replacing Vehicles After 5 Years of Deferment

The City of South Jordan, Utah, council has agreed to replace one third of its vehicles and will borrow $1.2 million to partially pay for the fleet purchases, the South Valley Journal reported.


City of Covington, Ga. Purchases Bi-fuel CNG Trucks & Expands Police Take-Home Program

The City of Covington, Ga. purchased five gasoline and compressed natural gas (CNG) bi-fuel Dodge Ram trucks at a steep discount after another city's purchase of the trucks fell through, according to

Toyota Prius models will replace Sacramento County's fleet of light-duty cars that are no longer economical to own. Photo courtesy of Sacramento County General Services Fleet Division.


Sacramento County, Calif., Replacing Light-Duty Fleet with Hybrid Sedans

The Toyota Prius, rated at 50 miles per gallon combined city and highway, is replacing the County’s older gasoline cars that are rated between 20 to 25 miles per gallon combined. The County expects to save $10,000 in fuel per vehicle over 120,000 miles.


Indiana Review Says Gary PD Should Create Vehicle Purchasing Program, Replace Bald Tires

A report of the Gary (Ind.) Police Department recommended that the Gary PD create a vehicle purchase program, improve vehicle safety, and expand in-vehicle technology.


Toledo, Ohio, Revamping Police Dept. Fleet With $3.5 Million in New Vehicles

The City authorized the purchase of the marked and unmarked vehicles from its capital-improvements fund earlier this year. The vehicles were unveiled this week and several have been issued to patrol officers, Sgt. Joe Heffernan told Government Fleet magazine.


Middlesex County Debuts Mobile Command Post

Middlesex County in New Jersey added a Mobile Command Center to the County Prosecutor’s emergency response fleet. The vehicle was purchased with $180,768.22 in state Homeland Security Grant funds.


Clayton N.C. Enters Sparta Municipal Lease Program to Buy Police Motorcycles

The Town of Clayton, N.C. is using the financing provided by the program to purchase new BMW police motorcycles.


Detroit Receives First Group of Emergency Response Vehicles Purchased With $8M Corporate Donation

The City of Detroit has received 10 new ambulances and 15 new police vehicles as part of the first group of vehicles, out of a total 123 paid for by an $8 million donation from the local business community.


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