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Mississippi Sheriff To Replace Crown Vics with Tahoes

March 25, 2011
The eight new SUVs are also better suited for the rugged, rural roads of the jurisdiction, according to Sheriff Jim Johnson. The Tahoes have a larger gas tank and get 15 MPG compared to the 12 MPG delivered by the Ford Crown Vic.

Police Officers Test-Drive 2012 Ford Police Interceptors

March 7, 2011
In the videos, officers drive the new Police Interceptors, which debut later this year, in a series of competitive driving exercises against the Chevrolet Tahoe PPV and Dodge Charger Pursuit.

Knox County Approves 65 Ford CVPIs for Sheriff

February 28, 2011
Commissioner Amy Broyles has pointed out that the County Commission has under-funded the sheriff's office for several years, which has led to the need to replace these vehicles.

California Governor Curtails CHP's Purchase of New Patrol Vehicles

February 15, 2011
The California Highway Patrol's Capt. Bill Peters, commander of the CHP's Fleet Operations Section, is lobbying for more than half of an order of about 750 patrol cars for 2011 that has stalled due to the state's economic woes.

California Sheriff To Add 359 Final Model Year Crown Vics

January 15, 2011
The fleet purchase will ensure consistent use of the Crown Victorias for three to four years, which will save money as worn-out patrol units are retired, and their parts are recycled and installed in the newer vehicles, sheriff's officials said.

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.

Ford Patrol: Through the Years

April 19, 2010

The Ford Motor Co.'s March announcement that it will introduce a new patrol car has been met with a high level of interest from officers who have been driving the Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor since the 1990s. Ford has been producing vehicles for law enforcement for almost 100 years. Here's a look at photos and ads through the years that feature the company's vehicles, beginning with a Model T police truck produced in 1919.

Ford's Police Interceptor Sedan

March 12, 2010

Ford's new Taurus-based police interceptor will replace the aging "Crown Vic" in late 2011. Like the civilian version of the 2010 Taurus, the new full-sized patrol car will arrive in all-wheel and front-wheel drive versions and a pair of powertrain configurations. The V-6 engines will deliver better performance than many current V-8s, according to Ford.

Ford Unveils 2012 Police Interceptor

March 12, 2010
The Ford Motor Co. unveiled its new Police Interceptor in Las Vegas today and provided details about the patrol car that will replace the "Crown Vic" in late 2011. Ford also confirmed it has begun production on a second new Police Interceptor that will be a utility vehicle.

The Next Generation of Patrol Cars

February 25, 2010

The police patrol vehicle market is not known for revolutionary innovation. But that business model is now metamorphosing in response to a rapidly evolving automobile market. This means that the once staid patrol car market is becoming turbulent and more innovative.

Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor

December 18, 2009
This video features the Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor in a slideshow and several driving sequences. It's a Panther platform P71 CVPI. Music is "Unstoppable" by E.S. Posthumous.

Ford Confirms New Patrol Car For 2011

November 16, 2009
The Dearborn automaker also confirmed the vehicle will be based on the full-size platform that's the basis for the 2010 Taurus and Lincoln MKS sedans, the Detroit Free Press reports.

Ford May Introduce Taurus Patrol Car After Discontinuing Crown Vic In 2011

October 1, 2009
Several law enforcement agencies that annually purchase Ford's Crown Victoria Police Interceptor have been told the automaker may introduce a police version of its Taurus sedan for use as a patrol vehicle in late 2011, when the "Crown Vic" will no longer be produced, according to several reports.

Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor

July 13, 2009

Ford's Crown Vic Police Interceptor (2009) is a workhorse patrol car for big-city and small-town LE agencies. The automaker has committed to producing it through 2011. Known as the CVPI, it has been a staple in the fleets of the Los Angeles Police Department and New York State Police, as well as the South Dakota Highway Patrol and Sandy Springs (Ga.) Police Department.

Car Manufacturers Fine-Tune Latest Patrol Vehicles

March 3, 2009
With the Big Three Detroit auto companies reeling from the economic meltdown and Chevy and Chrysler begging Washington for money, there are no major changes in the domestic patrol car market this year.

Ford Says It Will Build Best Cars on the Road, Including Patrol Cars

December 12, 2008
With the nation's car makers reeling from the economic meltdown and the credit crunch, Ford Motor Co. Chairman Bill Ford said today that the company is committed to making the best cars on the road.

Safer by Design

April 1, 2008

It's unrealistic to believe all deaths and injuries can be prevented from traffic accidents, of course, but striving toward that goal will undoubtedly help reduce such incidents.

2008 Michigan Vehicle Tests

December 1, 2007

In the words of one EVOC trainer, "Every officer wants the best vehicle they can get their hands on. Every department wants the most cost-effective fleet possible. Somewhere in between is probably the best place to be."

Ohio State Police Cars to Get Fire Protection System

November 30, 2007
Gov. Ted Strickland has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to move forward with outfitting the Ohio State Highway Patrol's fleet of Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors (CVPIs) with a vehicular fire protection system manufactured by FIRE Panel.

2007 Michigan Vehicle Tests

May 1, 2007

Every fall, law enforcement vehicles are tested by two of the nation’s premier law enforcement agencies: the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Michigan State Police. This year, Ford brought a hybrid vehicle.

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