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Motorola's Connected Patrol Car

August 5, 2011

Motorola Solutions unveiled its concept of a next-generation patrol vehicle at a July press event that brings many new communications capabilities to field officers. Motorola's Chevy Caprice includes an LTE broadband modem, steering wheel controls for radio communication, and voice-command technology. Video processing technology optimizes in-car video streaming into and out of the vehicle.

LAPD's Next-Generation Chevy Caprice

July 21, 2011
The Los Angeles Police Department's "smart car" concept for its next patrol cruiser may not be able to outmaneuver the Batmobile, yet it's loaded with enough high-tech features to catch plenty of non-comic book crooks.

Ga. Sheriff and Iowa PD Purchase Caprice PPVs

July 8, 2011
The Forsyth County (Ga.) Sheriff Department plans to replace its current fleet of 175 patrol vehicles with Chevrolet Caprice PPV patrol vehicles, according to a news release from General Motors.

How Is Your Agency Choosing Its New Patrol Car?

June 29, 2011
Our compatriots at Government Fleet (a sister publication of POLICE) asked fleet managers how they're choosing their new pursuit vehicle, and published their responses at the Anonymous Public Fleet Manager blog. While the responses shouldn't be taken as a scientific survey, the anecdotal answers do shed light on the decision-making process.

Police EVOC Trainers Give Driving Notes on the 2011 Patrol Cars

April 25, 2011
Drivers from the Los Angeles Sheriff's annual vehicle testing provided driving notes, which are concise observations that read like a Zagat restaurant review entry, as one element of their evaluation of the performance and safety features of the 2011 Chevrolet Caprice PPV, 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit, and 2012 Ford Police Interceptor sedan.

Should Patrol Cars Be More Fuel Efficient?

March 31, 2011
Without releasing specific mpg ratings for its new patrol vehicles, the company announced the sedan would offer a 20% improvement on fuel usage over the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor.

High-Tech Engines in the New Cop Cars

February 3, 2011

The end of the Crown Vic has heralded one of the most exciting eras in the history of law enforcement vehicles. The first true 21st century police cars have extremely sophisticated engines.

2011 Michigan Vehicle Tests: Patrol Cars

December 9, 2010

The Michigan State Police have been driving and rating new police vehicles since 1974. But this year is special. The agency's precision drivers say they would be hard-pressed to name a year of testing that's generated more discussion and anticipation than this one.

Michigan Vehicle Tests: 2011 Chevy Caprice PPV

December 9, 2010

Dana Hammer, GM's manager of law enforcement vehicles, gives a walkaround tour of the 2011 Chevy Caprice PPV at the Michigan State Police's annual vehicle evaluation.

L.A. County Sheriff Tests 2011-12 Patrol Vehicles

November 18, 2010
The same vehicles tested in Michigan — new entries included Ford's 2012 Police Interceptors, Chevrolet's 2011 Caprice PPV, and Kawasaki's Concours 14P motorcycle — arrived in Fontana along with two rear-axle ratio 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit cars, Honda's ST1300 motorcycle, and an alt-fuel conversion Ford Crown Vic.

Chevrolet Aims to 'Flip' Ford's Patrol Car Dominance

October 25, 2010
To achieve its lofty goals, the Detroit automaker has been taking steps to expose officers and law enforcement fleet buyers to the vehicle by issuing preview vehicles to agencies, hosting Ride-n-Drive events and gleaning feedback from its police advisory board.

Detroit 3's Next Generation of Police Vehicles Tested

September 20, 2010
About 300 fleet purchasing representatives and law enforcement officers arrived at Chrysler's proving grounds in Chelsea, Mich., on Saturday to watch drivers from the Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit put the Detroit 3 police vehicles through acceleration, braking, high-speed handling, and other tests.

Next-Gen Patrol Cars Raise the Bar in Michigan

September 20, 2010
During the Michigan State Police's annual testing, which was covered live by POLICE Magazine in Chelsea, the Chevrolet Caprice and 2012 Ford Police Interceptor sedans were the top four-wheel performers, according to preliminary results.

Michigan State Police Precision Driving Unit

September 17, 2010

On the eve of testing of the 2011 model year patrol vehicles, Lt. Keith Wilson of the Michigan State Police precision driving unit sat down with POLICE in Lansing to review the five new patrol vehicles, explain testing proceedures, and discuss officer safety during high-speed pursuits. Listen for Wilson's explanation of how Ford plans to get a "sneak peek" of the performance of its new police interceptors while it continues to develop the replacement for the Crown Vic.

Can Ford Sustain Its Dominance of the LE Vehicle Market?

August 31, 2010
Ford has maintained more than 70 percent of the market for law enforcement vehicles for the past 15 years, and now faces stiff new competition from other Detroit automakers.

Michigan State Police Will Test Five New-Vehicle Introductions

August 16, 2010
Overall, 14 patrol cars, the pursuit-rated Chevy Tahoe and four motorcycles will be evaluated for acceleration, top speed, and brake testing on Sept. 18 at the Chrysler Proving Grounds in Chelsea, Mich.

2011 Chevy Caprice: Detective Package

July 30, 2010
The detective model includes a traditional center console and floor shifter, whereas the patrol vehicle has an open center console with a shift lever strategically placed on the floor to provide space for police equipment.

2011 Chevrolet Caprice Models Available In October and January

July 27, 2010
Law enforcement agencies can begin placing orders for the detective version of the 2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) in October and the police package in January, General Motors has announced.

Manufacturers Debut Next Generation of Police Cars

June 15, 2010

Increased comfort and convenience, improved vehicle ingress and egress, advanced technology, and improved officer safety mark the next generation of police cars.

Chevrolet Offers Full Line of Police Vehicles

April 2, 2010
When the 2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) begins production later this year, Chevrolet will be the only brand to offer a full line of police vehicles, including the front-wheel-drive Impala, the Tahoe PPV, the industry's only SUV designed for police, including high-speed emergency vehicle operations, and the V-8 powered, rear-wheel-drive Caprice PPV.
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