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2016-MY Mich. Police Vehicle Testing Results Released

The Michigan State Police has released preliminary testing results for 15 cars and SUVs Detroit automakers will offer to law enforcement agencies for the 2016 model year, including a model tested for the first time.

Photo of 2015-MY Chevrolet Tahoe by A.J. George.

L.A. Sheriff Sets 2016-MY Testing

The 41st annual testing event has been scheduled for Oct. 22 in Fontana, and will include presentations from the three Detroit automakers as well as Federal Signal Corp., which produces lightbars and other vehicle accessories.

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Seattle PD's SUVs Cut Maintenance Costs

The Seattle Police Department has added 90 Ford Police Interceptor Utility patrol vehicles to its fleet in an ongoing initiative to replace less-fuel-efficient Crown Victoria units.

Photo of Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicle courtesy of Ford.

Ford Explorer, Police Interceptor SUVs Recalled

The recall covers nearly 213,000 2011-2013 model-year SUVs that may have an interior door handle problem.

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

Ford Updates P.I. Utility Pursuit-Rated SUV

Ford is introducing an updated Police Interceptor Utility for the 2016 model year with a more rugged, truck-like look and several new features requested by its Police Advisory Board of law enforcement officers and police fleet managers.

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Ford to Update Police Interceptor Utility

Ford will unveil a redesigned version of its Police Interceptor Utility at the Chicago Auto Show on Feb. 12, Ford has announced.

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Bi-Fuel Propane Autogas Ford P.I. Utility in Development

Vehicle modifier Blossman Services, Inc., is developing a bi-fuel propane autogas Ford Police Interceptor Utility model that will be available to law enforcement agencies in the spring.

Photo of Ford Police Interceptor courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

Ford Recalls Police Interceptors for Door Springs

The recall, which affects certain 2010-2013 models, will allow dealers to address a problem that can lead to doors becoming unlatched during side-impact crashes.

Photo of Tahoe PPV courtesy of MSP.

2015-MY Mich. Police Vehicle Testing Results Released

The Michigan State Police has released preliminary results of its performance tests of 2015-MY patrol vehicles in a field with an increasing number of SUVs for law enforcement agencies.

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Ill. City PD Opts Out of Alternative Fuel

The Elgin Police Department considered integrating natural gas vehicles into its fleet, but the lack of infrastructure led them to different vehicles according to Elgin Police Commander Dan O’Shea.

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Calif. City Acquires Police SUVs After Delivery Error

The City of Hemet (Calif.) was able to acquire eight Ford Police Interceptor Utility SUVs for a lower price than expected after an ordering error involving a local dealership.

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NHTSA Probing Reported Defect in Police Interceptors

The federal agency's investigative office responds to a police department's report of 13 brake hose failures involving 11 2013-MY Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicles.

Photo of 2014 Ford Flex courtesy of Ford.

Ford Recalls 101K Vehicles

The automaker issues six separate recalls involving models such as the Edge, Flex, Police Interceptor and Lincoln MKS.

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Calif. Police Vehicle Test Results Released

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has released its final report of its two-week evaluation of 2014 model-year law enforcement vehicles.

The Chicago Police Department is one agency that has adopted the P.I. Utility. Photo: File

Ford P.I. Utility Now America's Top Police Vehicle

The police version of Ford's Explorer SUV has become the top-selling police vehicle among the crop of law enforcement vehicles competing to fill the void left by the retirement of the Crown Vic Police Interceptor.

The NYPD began using Ford P.I. sedans in the fall. Vehicle shown is not "smart car." Screenshot via Acepilot2k7/YouTube.

NYPD's Next-Gen Cruiser Gets High-Tech Tools

The high-tech tools were outlined in a long-term strategic plan known as NYPD2020 presented to Commissioner Ray Kelly in November by consultant McKinsey & Co.

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Oakland Police Get 82 Ford P.I. Utility Vehicles

The Oakland Police Department has unveiled its new Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles. The department is receiving 82 of the new vehicles, marking the largest fleet purchase in more than a decade.

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New Orleans' 100 New Police Vehicles Arriving

The New Orleans Police Department began issuing the first batch of new patrol vehicles to officers in four years, after the City Council provided vehicle replacement funds.

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Ford Police Sedan Gets EPA-Best 24 MPG

Ford's Special Service Police Interceptor sedan is now the most fuel-efficient police car sold in the United States, following official ratings from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Photo by Paul Clinton.

Video: L.A. County Sheriff Completes Police Vehicle Tests

This year, the sheriff evaluated 21 pursuit-rated vehicles — nine sedans, nine motorcycles, and three SUVs — in various categories including acceleration, dynamic handling, braking, and ergonomics.

Baltimore County Gets 50 Ford Police Interceptors

The Baltimore County Police Department will begin replacing its aging fleet of patrol vehicles with Ford Police Interceptor sedans in December when 50 new vehicles hit the streets.

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Iowa Troopers Weigh SUVs vs. Sedans

The Iowa State Patrol is leaning toward replacing half of its fleet of 380 marked enforcement vehicles with Ford Police Interceptor Utility SUVs to replace aging Ford Crown Victoria sedans.

Photo courtesy of Thomas Shiosaka.

Calif. City Replaces 37% of Marked Police Fleet

The Daly City (Calif.) Police Department added 12 Ford Police Interceptor sedans and P.I. Utility vehicles to its marked enforcement fleet and plans to purchase up to six more before the end of the year.

LAPD showed its next-gen Ford Police Interceptors at the IACP Conference. Photo by Mark W. Clark.

LAPD Unveils Next-Gen Ford Police Interceptors

The Los Angeles Police Department showed off versions of Ford's Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility at a police chiefs' conference in Philadelphia this week with an in-dash display that would de-clutter a patrol car's cockpit.

Ford now offers a non-pursuit-rated sedan based on its Taurus platform for police agencies. Photo courtesy Ford.

Ford Introduces Taurus-Based, Non-Pursuit Special Service Police Sedan

The new special service police sedan features a 2.0L EcoBoost engine that Ford expects will achieve 30 highway mpg.