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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.

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Ford Recalls Multiple Models for Stalling

The recall covers 77,502 Taurus, Flex, Police Interceptor, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles in the 2013-2015 model years.

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Idaho City Approves Take-Home Police Vehicles

The City of Sandpoint, Idaho, has approved a new police vehicle take-home program, eliminating the need to build a new garage to house the fleet.

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Ford Offers Police Interceptor Driving Event

Ford has scheduled a driving event for government fleet managers and purchasers near Indianapolis later this month and plans to host a second event on a future date, according to the automaker.

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Ford Recalls Explorer, Police Interceptor Utility for Suspension Part

The safety recall covers 75,364 2014-2015 model-year Ford Explorer and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles in the U.S.

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Ford Offers More Stealthy Police Interceptor Utility

Ford will offer a factory interior visor light for its Police Interceptor Utility for agencies looking to use a more stealthy version of its police SUV for the 2017 model year.

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Ford Police Interceptors Offer Ballistic Protection

Ford will offer ballistic panels on its Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility that protect occupants from armor-piercing rifle ammunition, Ford has announced.

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Pa. City Approves Leasing Deal to Update Police Fleet

The City of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., will lease 10 new Ford Police Interceptors to update the aging fleet.

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Ford Recalls Explorers, Police Interceptors

The recall, which covers 868 2013-MY vehicles, also includes Flex, Police Interceptor Utility, Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Lincoln MKT vehicles at risk for fuel leaks.

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Police vehicle updates remains among of the most popular news stories in 2015 on, followed by fleet recognition programs and fleet professionals not following policies or laws.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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