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K.C. Officer Hurt When GTA Suspect Strikes Wagon

March 15, 2012
A Kansas City police officer was injured when a stolen car traveling the wrong way on a one-way street broadsided his patrol wagon at 33rd Street and the Paseo.

LAPD Adopts New Policy for Officer-Involved Crashes

March 14, 2012
Acknowledging major problems with the quality of its investigations into serious traffic collisions involving officers, the Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday announced new rules intended to improve the thoroughness and credibility of the inquiries.
<p>Carbon Motors took over a former Ford manufacturing plant in Connersville, Ind. Photo: Carbon Motors</p>

Carbon Motors Denied Federal Loan

March 8, 2012
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) won't provide $310 million in loans to Carbon Motors to produce the purpose-built E7 patrol car. The company is "actively examining its strategic and financing alternatives."

Ore. Sheriff Likely To Adopt Chevrolet Caprice PPVs

March 8, 2012
The Washington County (Ore.) Sheriff's Office in Hillsboro, Ore., is leaning toward the Caprice PPV and Tahoe PPV as replacements for the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor.
<p>Photo:&nbsp;Orangeburg County (S.C.) Sheriff</p>

S.C. Sheriff Opts for Dodge Chargers

March 8, 2012
The Orangeburg County (S.C.) Sheriff's Office rolled out new Dodge Chargers in late February, replacing Ford Crown Victoria sedans.
<p>Vanguard Defense Industries produces its MK line of drones for law enforcement. Photo: Vanguard</p>

Sheriff's Drone Crashes Into SWAT Vehicle

March 6, 2012
The Montgomery County (Texas) Sheriff's public unveiling of its new surveillance drone quickly fizzled after the unmanned aircraft crashed into the department's Lenco Bearcat armored vehicle.
<p>Ford Crown Vic (2004). Photo: GovernmentAuctions.org</p>

L.A. Sheriff Baca Gave Take-Home Cars to Well-Connected Reserves

March 5, 2012
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has recalled unmarked units assigned to reserve deputies after a Los Angeles Times investigation showed cars had been given to well-connected volunteers.
<p>Photo: RAM Mounts</p>

RAM Mounts Introduces Chevrolet Caprice PPV Tough-Box Console

March 2, 2012
RAM Mounts' Tough-Box console for the Chevrolet Caprice PPV will be available March 13. The console, which fits the 2011 and 2012 model years, uses molded composite and stamped steel that are melded to improve ergonomics, performance, and safety.

1 Dead, 3 Missing In Coast Guard Copter Crash

February 29, 2012
One U.S. Coast Guard crewmember is dead and three are missing after a helicopter crashed during a training mission in Mobile Bay, Ala. The MH-65C helicopter crashed Tuesday evening near Point Clear, Ala.
<p>Photo: Chrysler</p>

2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit To Pace NASCAR Races in Ariz.

February 29, 2012
The 2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit will pace the NASCAR Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series races in Phoenix on March 3 and 4, Chrysler has announced.
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