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States Scale Back Aircraft for Catching Speeders

July 2, 2012
New York, California, and Virginia are among several states to scale back the use of aircraft for traffic enforcement in recent years because of budget cuts or concerns about cost-effectiveness
<p>Photo: Virginia State Police</p>

Virginia Troopers To Get Ford P.I. Sedans

July 2, 2012
The Virginia State Police have ordered 144 2013 Ford Police Interceptor sedans to begin replacing a fleet of aging Ford Crown Vics.

$6.6M Paid To Settle LAPD Crash Death

July 2, 2012
The Los Angeles City Council has agreed to pay $6.6 million to settle a lawsuit stemming from a fatal crash involving a speeding Los Angeles Police Department officer.

Two Mass. Troopers Struck By Drunk Drivers

June 28, 2012
Two Massachusetts State Police troopers were struck early Wednesday by drivers who were later cited for operating under the influence.
<p>Photo: S.C. Highway Patrol</p>

S.C. Trooper Transported Marijuana In Cruiser

June 18, 2012
A former South Carolina patrolman who transported marijuana in his police vehicle received five years in prison today. Kurt Steffen, 30, was sentenced for manufacturing and possessing with intent to distribute 100 or more marijuana plants.

Ga. Deputy Killed By Wrong-Way Driver

June 15, 2012
A Bryan County (Ga.) Sheriff's deputy was killed early Friday, when a wrong-way driver struck his cruiser on Interstate 95. Deputy Robert Crapse succumbed to injuries he sustained in the crash, which happened at about 2 a.m.

Fla. Sheriff Buys Ford Police Interceptor Sedans

June 14, 2012
The Marion County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office has received the first vehicle in an initial delivery of 36 new Ford Police Interceptor sedans equipped with 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engines. The sheriff's office stated it is receiving four to five new Police Interceptors each week and will have 60 to 70 new vehicles within a few months.
<p>Kentucky State Police&#39;s 2012 Chevrolet Caprice PPV. Photo: KSP</p>

Kentucky State Police Choose Chevy Caprice for Patrol

June 14, 2012
The state police purchased 125 of the vehicles, 100 in gray and 25 in tan, for use by the agency's Commercial Enforcement Division. These models will replace KSP's aging fleet of 2004–10 models.

Okla. Reserve Deputy Killed In Fiery Wreck

June 12, 2012
A Harper County (Okla.) Sheriff's reserve deputy was killed after he lost control of his vehicle while responding to a call and crashed in Laverne. Deputy Charley Coen's Dodge Charger left the roadway on Highway 64 about two miles west of Buffalo.
<p>PureForge&#39;s after-market police motorcycle brake rotors. Photo: PureForge</p>

PureForge To Introduce Ford Crown Vic Brake Rotors

June 11, 2012
PureForge plans to debut aftermarket brake rotors for the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor in late 2012.
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