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Justifying Your Agency's Acquisition of Armored Vehicles  

September 30, 2015

By Leigh Hunt

With the correct officer training and community education these vehicles are a mainstay that departments will find they do not want to live without.

<p>Photo: Carla Blazek, Tumbled Bones Photography</p>

Don't Reach for the Keys  

August 31, 2015

By William Harvey

Reaching into a vehicle and taking the keys to prevent a suspect from driving off is a tactical error that has sent many an officer for medical treatment.

<p>Photo: Angel Armor</p>

In-Door Defense  

June 30, 2015

By Melanie Basich

Angel Armor is proud of the level of protection and ease of use its expanded line of Ballistic Door Panels provides law enforcement officers while they're driving and on calls.

<p>Photo: A.J. George</p>

What's New on the 2015 Tahoe PPV  

June 30, 2015

By A.J. George

The 2015 Tahoe PPV is Chevy's first pursuit-rated SUV to come with four-wheel drive. In addition, the exterior and interior have been redesigned, and the engine is now a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 with standard direct injection, Active Fuel Management, and continuously variable valve timing.

<p>Photo: A.J. George</p>

Chevy Tahoe PPV: Redesigned and Ready for Duty  

June 30, 2015

By A.J. George

Chevy's Tahoe patrol vehicle is fast and nimble, it corners well, and it has a good turning radius. It's also comfortable, offers a higher vantage point than a patrol sedan, and can carry a lot more gear than a car. So I couldn't wait to test and evalulate the new 2015 Tahoe PPV with four-wheel-drive.

Kings of the Road  

May 24, 2015

By David Griffith

There are many things that an in-car video system can do that body cameras can't do or can't do nearly as well. Primarily, in-car video evidence capture was specifically designed for monitoring the activity in and around a vehicle—whether that vehicle is stopped or moving.

<p>Photo: Hardwire LLC</p>

Clear Coverage  

May 18, 2015

By Melanie Basich

The Brooklyn ambush of NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu in their cruiser last year inspired development of Hardwire LLC's Transparent Armor Window Insert.

Choosing the Right Lightbar  

May 4, 2015

By Ryan Mason

Selecting the right LED lighting solution for your agency's vehicles can be a daunting task for the uninitiated. There are multiple factors to consider, including lumen output levels, the lightbar's shape, and interoperability with existing equipment.

<p>Cardinal Tracking</p>

E-Citation Solutions  

March 31, 2015

By Melanie Basich

These products help make ticketing simpler and easier.

<p>Photo: International Armoring</p>

Bullet-Proofing Your Rolling Office  

November 26, 2014

By David Griffith

The murder of Sgt. Cory Wride and the attempted murder of Dep. Greg Sherwood reveal a key vulnerability in American police patrol vehicles: lack of protection from gunfire.

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