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<p><em><strong>Photo: Go Rhino.</strong></em></p>

Go Rhino Introduces Brush Guards for 2011 Dodge Charger

May 20, 2011
The vehicle accessory is fully welded one-piece construction. It's ideal for PIT maneuvers and provides optimal strength and superior grille protection, according to the company.

Florida Man Strikes Two Officers with Vehicle

May 17, 2011
The incident began at about 11 p.m. Saturday, when the officers observed Justin Bradley, 25, smoking a blunt (cannabis cigarette) in his car. Officer Carraway was attempting to retrieve the keys from Bradley when the driver apparently rolled over the officer's foot. Sgt. Towler then attempted to block Bradley's escape with his patrol vehicle; a head-on collision injured both men.

Pittsburgh Squad and Ambulance Collide

May 16, 2011
Pittsburgh Police are investigating two cruiser crashes over the weekend, including one patrol car's collision with an ambulance as both were responding to a fatal shooting.

Atlanta Suburb Approves Ads on Patrol Cars

May 13, 2011
The ads won't be large NASCAR-sized ads or vehicle wraps, but smaller ads that could be placed on the vehicle's fender. Also, the city won't accept racy or controversial sponsors.
Tags: Georgia
<p><em><strong>Photo: RAM Mounts.</strong></em></p>

RAM Introduces Tough-Dock for Panasonic Toughbook CF-52

May 6, 2011
The dock offers full port replication, on-board power supply, a tamper-proof lock, and integrated screen support. The RAM Tough-Dock can be integrated into an existing RAM system, or mounted to a Toughbook with a complete kit.

North Dakota Lawmakers Approve Troopers, Deny EVOC and Gun Range

May 5, 2011
Gov. Jack Dalrymple had recommended spending $3.6 million for an indoor gun range and a new driving course for emergency vehicles that would have been used by agencies from across the state.
<p><em><strong>Photo: Alachua County Sheriff's Office.</strong></em></p>

Video: Gator Takes Bite Out of Deputy's Patrol Car

May 3, 2011
A 10-foot alligator ran afoul with the law in Florida, after attaching its jaws to the front bumper of an Alachua County Sheriff's deputy's Crown Victoria. After the gator affixed its jaws to the front bumper, the deputy reversed the vehicle to loosen the animal's grip.

Austin to Install Anti-Idling Tech in Patrol Vehicles

May 3, 2011
Austin city officials have approved a 36-month supply contract with Energy Xtreme LLC to purchase, integrate, test, and maintain an anti-idling/alternate power system for 80 police vehicles.
<p><em><strong>Photo: Currie Technologies.</strong></em></p>

LAPD Field-Tests Electric Bicycles for Patrol

April 27, 2011
Officers with the LAPD's bicycle unit will begin field-testing Currie Technologies' IZIP Express electric bicycles at special events to determine their viability for patrol. Currie supplied the unit with prototype models for initial evaluation a year ago. The company then modified the electric bicycle's components and design, incorporating feedback from officers.

Vectrix Electric Vehicle Challenge for Officers Benefits Charity

April 25, 2011
More than 80 police officers from 40 departments around the U.S. will participate in the Vectrix Electric Motorcycle Challenge from April 28-30. The event will raise funds for the Spokes4Hope charity for abused children.
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