The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department evaluated 21 pursuit-rated vehicles — nine sedans, nine motorcycles, and three SUVs — for the 2014 model year in various categories including acceleration, dynamic handling, braking, and ergonomics. Read the full story here.
November 20, 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 Looking Ahead: Police Car Concepts for 2025.
November 30, 2012
The City of Rock Hill, S.C. is profiled in this video in a series from General Motors called Stories From the Road. The City operates a range of GM vehicles, including the Volt, Silverado, Equinox, Caprice, and Tahoe in its fleet.
July 19, 2012
The City of Hoover, Ala., is one of the municipal fleets profiled in GM's video series called Stories From the Road. The City uses the automaker's Tahoe law enforcement vehicle in its fleet.
July 19, 2012
During the problem solving round table at GFX 2012, Craig Croner, Administrative Services Manager for the City of Boise, Idaho, discussed what's involved with selecting a new police vehicle, now that the Ford Crown Victoria will no longer be manufactured, and the challenges involved in that process.
July 18, 2012