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<p>The Firestone Firehawk GT Pursuit was one of several aftermarket tires tested by the Michigan State Police.</p>

Michigan State Police Evaluate Aftermarket Tires  

January 13, 2012
The Michigan State Police's Precision Driving Unit has released the results of an intensive battery of tests measuring the ability of aftermarket tires to meet the often-punishing demands of law enforcement driving.
<p>Photo: Arizona DPS/John C. James, Jr.</p>

Arizona Troopers Pick Kawasaki for Highway Patrol  

December 29, 2011
The Arizona Department of Public Safety became the third state law enforcement agency in the western United States to adopt Kawasaki's Concours 14P as its primary motor unit.
<p>Photo: Paul Clinton</p>

One Way To Help Finance New Squads  

November 30, 2011
To help finance the purchase of new patrol cars, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is considering an out-of-the-box option—selling off its fully equipped higher-mileage cars to smaller departments.
<p>Photo: Michigan State Police.</p>

Michigan State Police Publish 2012 Test Report  

November 17, 2011
The MSP Precision Driving Unit tested 19 patrol vehicles for acceleration, braking, high-speed handling, and other tests. Six motorcycles were included in the group.
<p>Photo: Ford Motor Co.</p>

Ford Explorer Video Features Denver Cop  

October 24, 2011
Ford Motor Company will feature a Denver Police officer in a short film promoting the Ford Explorer, called "Go Do Adventure: Men Vs. Mountains."
<p>The Victory Vision was one of two new 2012 police bikes tested by the Michigan State Police. Photo: Paul Clinton.</p>

Troopers Test New Police Motorcycles In Michigan  

October 4, 2011
This year, the Michigan State Police tested new offerings from Victory Motorcycles—the Commander I and Vision cruisers—among the six police motorcycles to be offered in the 2012 model year. The state police also tested BMW's R1200-RTP, Harley-Davidson's Road King, and H-D's Electra Glide.
<p>General Motors brought the second model year of its Chevy Caprice PPV to the annual Michigan tests. Photo: Paul Clinton.</p>

Michigan State Police Test 2012 Patrol Cars  

September 26, 2011
A vehicle that can reach 150 mph certainly presents officer-safety concerns, yet officers may sleep more soundly knowing the capabilities these new vehicles bring to the table.
<p>Dodge Durango Crew all-wheel drive. Photo: Paul Clinton.</p>

Dodge Considers Durango, Ram for Officers  

September 20, 2011
Chrysler may produce law enforcement versions of its Dodge Durango and Ram 1500 Crew Cab 4x4 if the automaker determines there's a market for the vehicles, company executives told POLICE Magazine.
<p>The Peoria (Ill.) PD and St. Louis Metro PD use armored trucks to crack down on nuisance properties. Photo: SLMPD.</p>

St. Louis Police Enlist Armored Truck for Drug Surveillance  

August 29, 2011
The St. Louis PD's new armored car once transported hard currency. Now, the Ninth Division commander will deploy it to deliver information.
<p><em><strong>Photo: Michigan State Police.</strong></em></p>

Beyond the Crown Vic: MSP Tests 19 Vehicles for 2012  

August 12, 2011
For the first time in two decades, Ford's mainstay Crown Vic Police Interceptor will be absent from the track, when the Michigan State Police commence their annual test of law enforcement vehicles in September.
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