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<p>Photo: Paul Clinton</p>

L.A. County Sheriff Completes Police Vehicle Tests  

December 5, 2013
This year, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department evaluated 21 pursuit-rated vehicles — nine sedans, nine motorcycles, and three SUVs — in various categories including acceleration, dynamic handling, braking, and ergonomics.
<p>Photo by Mark W. Clark.</p>

IACP 2013: LAPD's Next-Gen Ford Police Interceptors  

October 21, 2013
The Los Angeles Police Department has brought versions of Ford's Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility to the IACP Conference in Philadelphia that showcase a high-tech, less-cluttered patrol car of the future.

Video: A Guide to Police Motorcycles  

October 15, 2013
We're living in a Golden Age for police motorcycles. Law enforcement agencies have plenty of quality options, and more cycles may be on the way. We picked three motor officers in Southern California to profile three widely used cycles.
<p>Photo from 2013 model-year testing courtesy of MSP.</p>

Michigan 2014 Motorcycle Testing Results Released  

October 11, 2013
Three newcomers to the police motorcycle market fared well during the Michigan State Police's annual evaluation of law enforcement vehicles that takes place each September.
<p>Photo courtesy of Chrysler.</p>

Michigan 2014 Patrol Vehicle Testing Results Released  

October 9, 2013
The Michigan State Police's Precision Driving Unit valuated 12 sedans and three pursuit-rated utility models available to police agencies for the 2014 model year.
<p>Photos by Paul Clinton.</p>

Vintage Patrol: 1962 Chrysler Newport  

September 27, 2013
The Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's Department issued 1962 Chrysler Newport sedans that offered deputies a 5.9-liter, V-8 (361 CID) rear-wheel powertrain with push button transmission. The engine was rated at 265 hp.
<p>Photo courtesy of Toledo PD.</p>

Using a Ford E-Series Van for Prisoner Transport  

September 23, 2013
Rather than investing in a heavy duty bus, the Toledo (Ohio) Police Department has converted more economical Ford E-Series vans to round up disorderly college drunks and other scofflaws at chaotic scenes.
<p>Photo courtesy of Mike Genthner.</p>

CHP Adopts Harley-Davidson for Highway Enforcement  

August 21, 2013
An Oakland Harley-Davidson dealer has begun delivering Harley-Davidson police motorcycles to the California Highway Patrol following a contract with the agency to provide up to 400 new motorcycles.
<p>Photo courtesy of Lenco.</p>

Armored Rescue Vehicles: Mobile Force Multipliers  

August 6, 2013
Armored vehicles are a mobile force multiplier for law enforcement, and in this extremely violent era, they are essential equipment.
<p>Photo courtesy of Victory Motorcycles.</p>

Victory's Stealth Police Motorcycle  

July 17, 2013
Stealth motorcycles may be less common, but that could change. Victory Motorcycles has introduced a stealth version of their Commander I police motorcycle. The cycle's black-out paint scheme gives it a smoother, more polished look.
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