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The Los Angeles Police Department is now field-testing the Vectrix VX-3, a unique three-wheeled electric patrol vehicle that will be available in the spring. The LAPD is testing the scooter-type vehicle at the city's LA Live entertainment complex that includes Staples Center. The vehicle was debuted at the 2010 COPSWEST trade show. Photos by Paul Clinton.
This video shows bicycle training on cone patterns by the Asheville (N.C.) Police Department. The department offered the training on maneuvering techniques in June 2008, as it rejuvenated its bicycle patrols in the city.
Here's a quick look at some of the latest and greatest products that caught the eyes of our staff as they walked the aisles of the show.
Carbon Motors was invited to spend a few days at the U.S. Capitol with federal legislators. The company is seeking a $310 million federal loan to help finance the development of the E7 patrol car that's set for 2012 production.