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<p>Screenshot via YouTube.</p>

Quadski: Part ATV, Part Jet Ski  

January 30, 2013
A new amphibious vehicle appears to be one of James Bond's toys, but the versatile craft may also offer possibilities for Border Patrol agents or officers and deputies patrolling rural localities.
<p>The Shark Evoline modular helmet offers greater protection than a three-quarter helmet. Photo via Shark.</p>

A New Era of Gear for Motor Cops  

January 23, 2013
A group of motorcycle equipment companies are providing next-gen gear including Kevlar apparel, modular helmets, and Touring boots that better protects motor officers from the hazards of two-wheel enforcement.
<p><span>The Subaru Highway Automated Response Concept (SHARC). Photo courtesy of Subaru.</span></p>

An Early Look at Your 2025 Patrol Car  

December 25, 2012
Every year, the L.A. Auto Show holds a design challenge, and this year's challenge was to design a highway patrol vehicle "that meets the challenges of a specific region's transportation and societal conditions in 2025."
<p>The 2013 Ford Fusion hybrid. Indianapolis currently operates these in their fleet and wants to shift all patrol vehicles to hybrid or EV powertrains by 2025. Photo courtesy of Ford.</p>

Indianapolis Police To Drive Alternative Patrol Vehicles By 2025  

December 21, 2012
At POLICE, we were surprised by an article that appeared on the website of Government Fleet magazine, a sister publication. According to a news article, the Indianapolis Metro Police Department will be driving only alternative power-train vehicles by 2025.
<p>Sgt. Dan Gomez shows off the LAPD&#39;s next-gen Dodge Charger. Photo: Paul Clinton</p>

LAPD's Next-Generation Dodge Charger  

November 20, 2012
With the help of Chrysler and other police vendors, the LAPD presented its vision of the next-generation patrol car at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference.
<p>The Dodge Charger Pursuit. Photo: Paul Clinton</p>

Driving the New Patrol Cars  

November 2, 2012
The chance to get behind the wheel of the new patrol cars proved to be an opportunity I just couldn't pass up. So I'm passing along a few driving notes about the cars. I've never pursued a suspect through a blind alley or attempted a PIT Maneuver at high speeds, so take what I have to say with a grain of salt.
<p>Photo: Tony Gonzalez, LASD</p>

2013 Vehicle Tests: Michigan Vs. California  

November 1, 2012
The Michigan State Police and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department provided Police Magazine with preliminary results from the vehicle tests conducted in September and October of pursuit-rated patrol vehicles for the 2013 model year.
<p>Photo: Raymond Holt, Michigan State Police</p>

Michigan State Police Release 2013 Motorcycle Test Results  

October 24, 2012
The police agency tested four models, including the BMW R1200-RTP, the Harley Davidson Road King (FLHP), the Harley Davidson Electra Glide (FLHTP), and the Victory Commander I.
<p>Photo courtesy of Raymond Holt, Michigan State Police.</p>

Michigan State Police Release 2013 Patrol Vehicle Test Results  

October 17, 2012
The Michigan State Police (MSP) has released preliminary results from its testing of 2013 model-year police vehicles. MSP’s tests included acceleration and speed, braking, and vehicle driving dynamics.
<p>BMW&#39;s M5 (F10) sedan. Screenshot via BimmerPost.</p>

BMW's M5 Patrol Car  

September 28, 2012
BMW has been showing off a concept police version of its M5 sedan. The latest generation of M5, which was introduced in November 2011, arrives with a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8.
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