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Chevy Recalling 47,000 Caprice Patrol Vehicles for Seat Belt Concern

July 15, 2015
According to documents GM filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, flexible steel cables that connect seat belts to the vehicle at the outside of the driver seat may be bent from being sat upon while entering the vehicle. Over time, repeated bending may break the cable.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Washington State Patrol Replacing Crown Vics With Caprice PPV

July 26, 2012
The Washington State Patrol has begun the process of replacing 650 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors with the Chevrolet Caprice PPV. The agency has just begun the process and currently has five Caprice PPV sedans in the fleet.

Chevy Caprice PPVs Arrive for Wash. Sheriff

July 24, 2012
The Yakima County (Wash.) Sheriff's Office took delivery of 17 Chevrolet Caprice patrol vehicles, replacing more than half its patrol fleet of Ford Crown Victorias.

Mass. Agency Chooses Chevy Caprice for Duty

July 24, 2012
Starting this fall, the look of police cruisers in Lowell, Mass., will begin to change dramatically as the department begins buying 2013 Chevrolet Caprice police-patrol vehicles now that the ubiquitous Ford Crown Victoria is out of production.

Kentucky State Police Choose Chevy Caprice for Patrol

June 14, 2012
The state police purchased 125 of the vehicles, 100 in gray and 25 in tan, for use by the agency's Commercial Enforcement Division. These models will replace KSP's aging fleet of 2004–10 models.
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