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Dodge Offers 6 Mopar Police Packages with 2012 Charger Pursuit

September 2, 2011
Dodge and Mopar are introducing six all-new police equipment packages for the 2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit. Chrysler and Mopar worked with Crown North America to develop these new packages.

Oregon Agency Shifts to Black-and-White Design for Patrol Vehicles

August 31, 2011
The design features black and white as background colors, according to the agency. The department's traditional blue lettering will remain in the design as a background color behind the Beaverton Police logo on both sides of the vehicles.

Beyond the Crown Vic: MSP Tests 19 Vehicles for 2012

August 12, 2011
For the first time in two decades, Ford's mainstay Crown Vic Police Interceptor will be absent from the track, when the Michigan State Police commence their annual test of law enforcement vehicles in September.

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.

2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit

June 10, 2011

Law enforcement agencies such as the Boise (Idaho) Police Department have opted for Chrysler's 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit as their new patrol car to replace the Crown Vic being phased out by Ford this year. Rather than introduce a new model, Chrysler opted to upgrade its existing Charger. For the 2011 model year, Chrysler added a Pentastar V-6 engine option and added electronic stability control to the suspension for better handling during higher-speed pursuits. Watch our Charger video feature from the Michigan vehicle testing.

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.

Gamber-Johnson Introduces Console for 2011 Dodge Charger

February 23, 2011
The new console box is a low-profile console box that attaches directly to the Dodge Charger Police Package without the need to order a separate top plate or vehicle leg kit. It ships fully assembled.

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 Dodge Charger Pursuit

December 9, 2010

Eugene Mitchell, senior manager of government sales with Chrysler Dodge, gives a walkaround tour of the 2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit 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.

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.

2011 Dodge Charger Pursuit Arrives By End of Year

August 26, 2010
The 3.6-liter Pentastar engine is expected to offer a sizable boost in horsepower for the six-cylinder police Charger. Chrysler is not giving details at this time, but the same engine is currently available in the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and it generates 290 horsepower.

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.

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.

Dodge Will Challenge Ford, GM With New Charger

April 28, 2010
Chrysler executives attending the NAFA fleet expo in Detroit said their new Dodge Charger will challenge new Ford and Chevrolet patrol cars when it is released in November.
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