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Gamber-Johnson Introduces New Console for 2014 Caprice PPV

December 20, 2013
Gamber-Johnson has introduced a Vehicle Specific Console Box for the re-designed 2014 Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV).

Michigan 2014 Patrol Vehicle Testing Results Released

October 9, 2013
The Michigan State Police's Precision Driving Unit valuated 12 sedans and three pursuit-rated utility models available to police agencies for the 2014 model year.

Detroit Rolls Out New Patrol Cars

August 26, 2013
The Detroit Police Department has put 15 new patrol vehicles into service from a donation from the local business community providing 100 new cruisers to patrol officers. The city unveiled the new Chevrolet Caprices, Dodge Chargers, and Ford Police Interceptor sedans Thursday during a downtown parade.

Missing Mo. Woman Found Dead In Unmarked Caprice

July 16, 2013
A women reported missing after leaving her home following a domestic argument was found dead in the back seat of a Breckenridge Hills (Mo.) Police unmarked Chevrolet Caprice.

New Ga. City Hires Officers, Unveils Patrol Cars

July 15, 2013
The Brookhaven (Ga.) Police Department, which unveiled its new vehicle fleet on Tuesday, will take over patrol duties from the DeKalb County Police Department on July 31.

Michigan State Police To Test 2014 Patrol Vehicles

July 3, 2013
The Michigan State Police will test four new police motorcycles and Chrysler's new all-wheel drive Dodge Charger Pursuit this year among the 22 police vehicles evaluated for law enforcement purchasers.

N.Y. City Adds Chevy, Ford to Patrol Fleet

July 2, 2013
The Yonkers Police Department will roll out 23 Chevrolet Caprice patrol cars, nine Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, and an Emergency Service Unit patrol truck in the fall.

Chevy Adds Column Shifter To 2014 Caprice PPV

May 22, 2013
General Motors added a column-mounted shifter and other upgrades to the 2014 Chevrolet Caprice PPV for law enforcement officers, the company announced Wednesday.

100 Patrol Cars Donated to Detroit PD

March 25, 2013
Detroit automakers and five other corporations promised $8 million to the city, including 100 new patrol vehicles for the Detroit Police Department, Mayor Dave Bing announced today.

Iowa City Reconsiders Patrol Car Choice

January 30, 2013
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is re-evaluating its decision to go with the Chevrolet Caprice PPV as its primary patrol car. The city originally purchased seven Caprice PPVs in late 2012 but since then has been testing Ford's and Chrysler's latest police models.

Calif. Agency Begins Purchasing Chevrolet Caprice PPVs

January 9, 2013
The city of Napa, Calif., is switching its patrol cars from the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor sedan to the Chevrolet Caprice PPV sedan and has received four of the new vehicles so far.

Baltimore Buys 80 Chevrolet Caprice Patrol Cars

November 9, 2012
Each Caprice PPV will be equipped with mobile data terminals and provide officers with a foundation to begin field-based reporting. Officers will be able to create and submit police reports directly from their patrol vehicles.

Driving the New Patrol Cars

November 2, 2012
The chance to get behind the wheel of the new patrol cars proved to be an opportunity I just couldn't pass up. So I'm passing along a few driving notes about the cars. I've never pursued a suspect through a blind alley or attempted a PIT Maneuver at high speeds, so take what I have to say with a grain of salt.

2013 Police Vehicle Testing

November 1, 2012

Evaluators in Michigan and Southern California have completed their testing of the 2013 model-year patrol cars, SUVs, and motorcycles. View these photos from the test sites that show the vehicles in action. Read "How to Use Police Vehicle Tests" for the full story.

How to Use Police Vehicle Tests

November 1, 2012

The agencies that test new model-year, pursuit-rated vehicles offer complementary evaluations and differing methodologies that give them equal weight among vehicle purchasers.

2013 Vehicle Tests: Michigan Vs. California

November 1, 2012
The Michigan State Police and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department provided Police Magazine with preliminary results from the vehicle tests conducted in September and October of pursuit-rated patrol vehicles for the 2013 model year.

In-Service Cop Cars: Chevrolet Caprice

October 24, 2012

Chevrolet returned to the patrol car market with its Caprice PPV, a smaller, more powerful Caprice than the mid-90s model. This new police-only Caprice has impressed agencies with its mix of agility, braking, and high-speed handling. View our gallery of in-service Chavrolet Caprice PPVs, and then read "The New Recruits: In-Service Cop Cars" for detailed stories of agencies using them. Photos provided by the respective agencies unless otherwise noted.

Michigan State Police Release 2013 Patrol Vehicle Test Results

October 17, 2012
The Michigan State Police (MSP) has released preliminary results from its testing of 2013 model-year police vehicles. MSP’s tests included acceleration and speed, braking, and vehicle driving dynamics.

Cedar Rapids Moving to Chevrolet Caprice PPV for Patrol Car

September 19, 2012
The Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Police Department has received its first batch of seven new Chevrolet Caprice PPV patrol cars to replace its Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors.

La. Agency Equips 60 Chevy Caprice PPVs

September 5, 2012
The Shreveport (La.) Police Department began equipping 60 new Chevrolet Caprice patrol cars for patrol duty. The vehicles will all be delivered by the end of the year.
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