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Michigan State Police To Test 2013 Patrol Vehicles

September 3, 2012
The Michigan State Police will test 19 law enforcement vehicles later this month slated for release by automotive and motorcycle manufacturers for the 2013 model year.

N.J. Detective Back On the Job After Shooting

September 2, 2012

Detective Rachel Morgan's psychological recovery has been helped by her membership in the "Swiss Cheese Club," a group of officers shot in the line of duty who provided timely support. 

Kawasaki Shelves Concours 14P Motorcycle

August 14, 2012
Kawasaki Motors Corp. has suspended its Concours 14P police motorcycle program, after determining that dealer modifications were causing a blown main fuse, increasing the risk of a crash.

Cop Slang: Our Favorite Terms From You

August 13, 2012
Since May, officers have added dozens of great terms to "Cop Slang"—more than 350, in fact. Here are 10 of the very best we've seen added by readers.

The New Recruits: In-Service Cop Cars

August 6, 2012

Agencies with fleet-replacement budgets have begun selecting the Chevrolet Caprice PPV, Dodge Charger Pursuit, Ford Police Interceptor sedan, and Ford P.I. Utility to patrol their jurisdictions. And the first wave of new-era patrol cars—with agency badging, logos, and color schemes—have reached the streets.

Philly P.D. Shifts Away From Front-Wheel-Drive Cruiser

July 31, 2012
The Chevy Impala has been a "home run" for the Philadelphia Police Department. However, when the department chooses its "next gen" vehicle, it likely won't be a front-wheel-drive vehicle.

Synthetic Drugs: In-Custody Deaths May Spike

July 27, 2012
A face-chewing attack in Miami and several other bizarre assaults have opened law enforcement's eyes to a new wave of designer synthetic drugs that turn its users into monsters.

Keeping the Crown Vic

July 17, 2012
As the new patrol cars become more readily available from the Detroit automakers, many agencies are choosing their new enforcement vehicle. However, for others the decision is on hold. For a variety of reasons they are choosing to stay with the Crown Vic.

Using a Reverse Auction To Buy Patrol Vehicles

June 22, 2012
The Chicago Police Department opted for a rarely used online "reverse auction" to acquire its new patrol vehicles for a good price. The department used the eBay-style auction earlier this year to award contracts to two Chicago-area car dealers to supply the Ford Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility.

What the Spartan Death Race Meant for Police Training

June 21, 2012
Chicago Police Officer Joshua Purkiss put himself to the ultimate test. He announced he would participate in the Spartan Death Race—arguably the greatest test of a person's body, mind, and spirit. The nearly three-day race on a 50-mile obstacle course in the dense Vermont woods last week was completed by less than 20% of its participants.

S.C. Agency Adopts IBM's Predictive Analytics To Reduce Crime

June 15, 2012
The Charleston (S.C.) Police Department has joined the ranks of other departments who have begun relying on predictive policing data analytics to identify crime "hot spots" for enforcement.

Todd Young's Long Road Back

June 13, 2012

Shot on an Oakland street, Officer Todd Young endures numerous surgeries and continuous rehab to regain his status as a gang investigator and SWAT officer. His story is part of PoliceMag's "Returning To Duty" Web-only series about officers injured on the job.

The World's Last Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor

June 12, 2012
The last Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor didn't go to a Michigan agency in the automaker's backyard. And it didn't go to one of the nation's largest police forces in Los Angeles or Chicago.

Video: The Hazards of 'Bath Salts'

June 5, 2012
Officers who may confront a subject under the influence of bath salts must approach with caution. However, several doctors interviewed by POLICE Magazine offered suggestions for dealing with this emerging threat.

Spillman Adds Violent Offender File

June 1, 2012
Law enforcement agencies who use Spillman Technologies' software for computer-aided dispatch and data sharing will soon receive a free update that incorporates the FBI's planned "violent offender" file.

Securing the Republican National Convention

May 24, 2012
The Tampa Police Department has prepared what command staff members are calling a layered approach for deploying vehicles and officers to provide security at the event, which will be staged at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Texas DPS Patrol Boats Armed for Cartel Threats

May 17, 2012
To protect its troopers against Mexican drug cartel soldiers often armed with military-grade weaponry, the Texas Department of Public Safety has outfitted three boats to patrol the U.S. border splitting the Rio Grande River and Falcon Lake.

PoliceMag Launches Police Terms Dictionary

May 17, 2012
Police Magazine has introduced a new user-interactive dictionary to PoliceMag.com that allows officers to search for terms and enter their own terms and definitions.

Officer Recovers After Being Struck by Drunk Driver

April 18, 2012

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer Deanna Pulley returned to patrol after a drunk driver's bad day resulted in more than a year of surgeries and rehabilitation for the veteran officer.

LAPD Launches Cost-Reduction Study for Fleet

April 17, 2012
The Los Angeles Police Department's fleet manager has outlined several cost-control measures to address rising costs, including a study of major fleet costs to develop strategies for reducing top expenditures for fuel, tires, brake components, and big-ticket components such as transmissions and engines.
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