Web Poll

Do you agree with the L.A. County Sheriff's policy banning computer use by deputies while driving?



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Are you having problems hiring and retaining technicians?

A. Yes, we have problems hiring technicians (26.1%)
 
B. Yes, we have problems retaining technicians (2.2%)
 
C. Yes, we have problems with both (39.1%)
 
D. No (32.6%)
 

Do you use cooperative agreements to purchase vehicles?

A. No, we don’t (13.9%)
 
B. Yes, we primarily use purchasing contracts from other cities and counties (8.9%)
 
C. Yes, we primarily use the state contract (62%)
 
D. Yes, we primarily use the federal contract (1.3%)
 
E. Yes, we primarily use a contract by another group or association, such as WSCA, NJPA, HGAC, National IPA, etc. (13.9%)
 

Have you added tablets to police vehicles to replace rugged laptops?

Yes, we have added tablets to the entire fleet (18.2%)
 
Yes, we've added them on a significant number of vehicles (0%)
 
Yes, on a pilot program (0%)
 
We're now considering it (36.4%)
 
No, we haven't considered it (45.5%)
 

Are you currently understaffed?

Yes, on the shop floor (21.6%)
 
Yes, in the office (21.6%)
 
Yes, in both the office and in the shop (54.1%)
 
No, we are fully staffed (2.7%)
 

What would be the primary benefit of a telematics/vehicle tracking system in your fleet?

Reduction of fuel costs (15%)
 
Increasing safe driving behavior (20%)
 
More accurate data about fleet utilization (20%)
 
Help meeting sustainability goals (5%)
 
Vehicle location tracking (30%)
 
Improved maintenance management (10%)
 

Do you think armored vehicles are necessary in a police fleet?

Yes, and we have one/some in the fleet (27.8%)
 
Yes, but we don't have any in the fleet (24.1%)
 
No, but we have one/some in the fleet (20.3%)
 
No, and we don't have any in the fleet (25.3%)
 
Unsure (2.5%)
 

What did you feel was most valuable at this year's GFX?

Educational sessions (15.4%)
 
Exhibit hall (61.5%)
 
Networking opportunities (23.1%)
 

Did your agency stockpile Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor sedans? If so, have you chosen a police vehicle?

Yes, Chevrolet Caprice PPV (7.3%)
 
Yes, Dodge Charger Pursuit (20.8%)
 
Yes, Ford Police Interceptor Sedan (18.8%)
 
Yes, Ford Police Interceptor Utility (25%)
 
Not yet (7.3%)
 
We did not stockpile (20.8%)
 

Have you been able to re-use any of the equipment from the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor?

Lightbars (6.9%)
 
Partitions (27.8%)
 
Consoles (13.9%)
 
Audio/Video (20.8%)
 
Mounts/Docking Stations (18.1%)
 
None (12.5%)
 

What is your view of President Obama’s executive order to improve truck fuel efficiency?

A. Favorable; the OEMs should be producing trucks with better fuel efficiency (29.3%)
 
B. Unfavorable; this will increase vehicle acquisition costs (67.1%)
 
C. Undecided (3.7%)
 
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