Each year, law enforcement agencies in Michigan and Southern California evaluate new pursuit-rated police vehicles from the upcoming model year. This month, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department tested 21 sedans, SUVs, and motorcycles from the 2014 model year. Read the full story here. Photos by Paul Clinton.
November 20, 2013
As police fleets search for their next patrol car, <i>Government Fleet</i> provides a brief review of popular police vehicles from the past.
June 10, 2013
The 2012 LA Auto Show's Design Challenge, now in its 9th year, was themed Law Enforcement in 2025. Six design studios designed highway patrol vehicles to meet "the challenges of a specific region’s transportation and societal conditions in 2025.” Entries were judged by Tom Matano, School of Industrial Design at San Francisco's Academy of Art University; Imre Molnar, Detroit College of Creative Studies; Stewart Reed, Pasadena Art Center College of Design; and Bruce Meyer, California Highway Patrol 11-99 Foundation. Subaru's SHARC won the challenge. For more information, visit The Police Car of the Future is a Subaru.
November 30, 2012
At the 2011 Rocky Mountain Fleet Management Association'[s conference in Ford McDowell, Ariz., vendors showed a wide range of vehicles and equipment. Following are photos of trucks, police vehicles, refuse trucks, and various types of off-road equipment.
October 4, 2011
Some departments have a handful of “sportier” cars, many of which are used in special ways. From Corvettes and Mustangs to a Porsche Carrera and Cadillacs, some police officers get a chance to drive some of the fastest sports vehicles in the world while on duty. Check out the following photos from various departments across the country.
March 24, 2011