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L.A. County Sheriff Completes Police Vehicle Tests

December 5, 2013
This year, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department evaluated 21 pursuit-rated vehicles — nine sedans, nine motorcycles, and three SUVs — in various categories including acceleration, dynamic handling, braking, and ergonomics.

Mich. Sheriff Considering Chevy Volt for Patrol

June 14, 2013
To help reduce the carbon emissions of county fleet vehicles, the Washtenaw County (Mich.) Sheriff's Office purchased an electric Chevy Volt to convert for patrol duty.

Chevrolet Camaro SS Joins Dubai Police Force

May 17, 2013
After recently introducing a Lamborghini to its fleet, the Dubai Police force has added the Chevrolet Camaro SS to its fleet, a first for a police organization in the Middle East, General Motors announced.

Houston PD's Traffic Enforcement Unit

April 30, 2013
Ten stealth vehicles, including Chevrolet Camaros, have helped this specialized unit issue 100,000 tickets for moving violations a year. The unit also accounts for half the agency's drunk-driving arrests.

NYPD Acquires Electric Chevy Volts

July 14, 2011
The New York Police Department added 50 Chevrolet Volts to its fleet as part of a fleet greening initiative by the city. The Volt will be the first electric vehicle used by the NYPD, which also uses electric scooters and golf carts. The vehicles are part of an effort to reduce air pollution, carbon emissions, and gasoline consumption.

2010 Impala 9C1 Patrol Car

November 2, 2009
Chevrolet's 2010 Impala 9C1 is offered as an affordable front-wheel-drive patrol car. The vehicle is powered by a 3.9-liter V6 engine with wide open throttle air-conditioning cut off that's rated with an MPG of 17 in the city and 24 on the highway.

Office Space

December 1, 2002

"I don't believe it! There's actually room in these cars! Why, I can sit here; I can put my briefcase next to me, and I even have room for my partner!" That's what my partner exclaimed at the end of a shift back in the early '80s. That old Malibu was positively empty compared to modern patrol units.

Beating the Power Crunch

December 1, 2002

Electrical demands are a major concern with law enforcement vehicles. This was true with early police vehicles when lighting, electro-mechanical "growler" sirens, and two-way radios severely taxed automotive electrical systems, and it's true today when high-tech lightbars, mobile data terminals, video cameras, and other power-hungry gadgets have become standard equipment.

Performance Review--Road Testing the 2002 Cop Cars

February 2, 2002

No one other than a patrol officer is better able to understand the vital role of a police vehicle in today's law enforcement. The wrong vehicle can affect officer morale, reduce efficiency and increase a department's operating costs appreciably.

Chevy’s 'Ride And Drive’

October 1, 2001

Chevy's "Ride and Drive" is an opportunity to introduce new technology (in this case, the new Impala police package) to writers and cops from around the country. I rubbed elbows with uniforms from many states and there were plenty of serious, squinty-eyed stares going on as the performance was duly noted in notebooks and on video.

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