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Fla. Woman Sets Deputy's Patrol Car Ablaze

August 26, 2009
Heather Nicole Peet, 19, is also being charged with aggravated assault on an officer, aggravated stalking, damage to property, and possession of a fire bomb.
A Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor used by the North Bend (Ore.) Police Department. Photo via North Bend PD.

Oregon Man Who Robbed Police Station Faces Nine Charges

August 20, 2009
A 26-year-old Oregon man will face nine charges related to his brazen robbery of the North Bend police station in which he made off with a police cruiser, two Tasers and a radio, the Register-Guard reports.

Baltimore Investigating Officers' Use of Police Helicopter for Marriage Proposal

August 18, 2009
Baltimore police officials are investigating why on-duty helicopter and marine officers helped a Baltimore County state delegate propose to his girlfriend by pretending to raid a boat they were aboard, the Baltimore Sun reports.

T3 Demonstrates Electric Stand-Up Vehicle For Policymakers

August 17, 2009
As a way to bring further awareness of its electric patrol vehicle to city and state policymakers with budget oversight, T3 Motion Inc. displayed its flagship T3 Series electric stand-up vehicles (ESV) for public and private sector leaders at a event in Beverly Hills in late July.

U.S. CBP Unveils High-Tech Vessel

August 14, 2009
With a crew of four, the test vessel has a range of 400 nautical miles, deploying for up to 10 hours at a cruising speed of 40 knots. The vessel can reach a top speed of 65 knots, or 75 miles per hour.

SoundOff Signal Acquires Exclusive License Rights to 911EP Products

August 11, 2009
SoundOff Signal, a leading manufacturer of lighting and safety products for emergency, bus, and commercial vehicles, announced that it has contracted with Safariland to assume responsibility for the sales, marketing, manufacturing, distribution, and service of the 911EP product line. This license agreement also extends to the related 911EP trademarks and technology.
The Dallas Police Department uses Bell 206B3 helicopters similar to the one seen in this photo courtesy of Bell Helicopter.

Dallas PD Helicopter Unit Celebrates 40th Year

August 10, 2009
The Dallas Police Department's helicopter patrol unit is celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Carbon Motors Corp.'s E7 patrol vehicle makes an appearance outside the Indiana Statehouse in May.

Carbon Motors Will Produce E7 In Indiana

July 30, 2009
Carbon Motors Corp. has announced it will use a former Visteon manufacturing site in Connorsville, Ind., to produce its E7 patrol car.

Force 911 Installs Hybrid Propane Fuel Units for Georgia Sheriff's Department

July 30, 2009
Force 911 completed the installation of 30 hybrid propane fuel systems for the Jackson County (Ga.) Sheriff's Department. The fuel conversions create a dual fuel system in each vehicle, allowing it to run on traditional gasoline or propane gas.
Photo courtesy of NYPD.

NYPD to Retrofit New Hybrid Patrol Cars

July 30, 2009
The New York Police Department's trial program of using 58 hybrid Nissan Altimas as patrol vehicles has hit a minor snag, as officers are reporting their duty handguns catching on the seats as they exit the vehicle, the New York Times reports.
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