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April 19, 2018

Hawaii PD to Purchase First New Cars in 10 Years

The Hawaii Police Department is looking to purchase its first patrol vehicles in 10 years to replace a fleet that averages 200,000 miles. A decade ago, it purchased 35 2008-MY vehicles.

April 18, 2018

N.C. Police Acquires Ice Cream Truck

The City of Wilmington, N.C. Police Department has acquired an ice cream truck as part of its community policing initiative.

April 13, 2018

Fuel Contamination Believed to Cause Engine Failures in Florida

The City of West Palm Beach, Fla., has 36 police cars with engine failure, and fleet staff are pointing to diesel fuel found in the city’s unleaded gasoline tanks.

April 10, 2018

Dealership Issues Refund Checks After Overcharging for Police Vehicles

A Minn.-based car dealership is issuing refund checks to law enforcement agencies after it was discovered the dealership overcharged for its vehicles.

March 16, 2018

What to Do When OEMs Stop Making Your Vehicle

Just when you think you have the perfect fleet configuration, the unthinkable happens: your OEM discontinues a model your fleet has come to rely on. If your fleet faces this situation, here’s what to do.

March 7, 2018

The Next Generation of Patrol Vehicles

Look at the current police vehicle and consumer vehicle trends and you can make predictions about what you'll be driving on duty in the next decade.

February 8, 2018

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.

February 7, 2018

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.

January 31, 2018

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.

January 29, 2018

Fla. Sheriff Contracts with New Maintenance Provider

The Broward County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Department has entered into a five-year, $5 million fleet maintenance and management contract with Vector Fleet Management for its 2,800 vehicles.

January 24, 2018

Miss. City Reconsiders Take-Home Vehicle Policy

The City of Waveland, Miss., may change its take-home vehicle policy, and is considering charging employees a use tax to cover vehicle costs.

January 24, 2018

Fla. Sheriff Says 47 New Patrol Cars Are Not Enough

The Santa Rosa County, Fla., has taken delivery of 47 new patrol cars, but its sheriff said these purchases aren’t enough to replace all the aged vehicles in his fleet.

January 10, 2018

Texas Sheriff to Purchase Used Patrol Vehicles

The San Jacinto County (Texas) Sheriff's Office is purchasing used police vehicles to replace its aged fleet — some vehicles on the road have 300,000 miles on them.

December 27, 2017

Ga. City to Replace Crown Victoria Destroyed in Fire

The Ford Oglethorpe (Ga.) Police Chief said the replacement vehicle will come equipped with protective gear, such as headlight wraps.

December 26, 2017

New Police Vehicles, Fire Truck to Cost Wash. City $1M

Money for the police and fire vehicles will be taken from the City of Walla Walla, Washington’s general fund and the police department's vehicle replacement fund.

December 22, 2017

Wash. County Requesting Bids for Vehicle Replacement

Lewis County (Wash.) issued calls for bids after a local dealer expressed concern over the county's history of purchasing vehicles through state contracts instead of through local bids.

December 19, 2017

Government Fleet's Most Popular Articles in 2017

Police articles continue to be the most popular topic on Government Fleet's website for 2017, with even more police-centric articles leading the pack thanks to the launch of our Police Fleet eNewsletter.

December 14, 2017

Patient Compartment Light

Code 3's Patient Compartment Light powered by Vital Vio's VioSafe White Light Disinfection Technology provides continuous disinfection of bacteria as well as safe illumination with precisely engineered wavelengths of visible light.

December 4, 2017

2018 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV Gets New Safety Features

Chevrolet is adding new safety features and options to the 2018 Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle (PPV), including technologies designed to help reduce potential crash speeds or help avoid a crash.

November 29, 2017

Buying Mustangs for Traffic Enforcement

There aren’t any “ghost cars” in the Lubbock, Texas, Police Department. When the motorcycle fleet retires in the evenings, clearly-marked Ford Mustangs take their place.

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