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Ford Recalls 20K P.I. Interceptor Vehicles

June 4, 2013
Ford Motor Co. recalled nearly 20,000 2013 model-year Police Interceptor sedan and Utility vehicles Tuesday, after receiving complaints about fuel tank leaks that pose a fire risk.

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.

In-Service Cop Cars: Ford P.I. Utility

March 8, 2013

After retiring its venerable Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, Ford offered law enforcement agencies two choices—the Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility. The P.I. Utility has caught on with highway patrol agencies for its increased cargo capacity and rear-end crash rating. View our gallery of in-service Ford P.I. Utility vehicles, 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.

Las Vegas Chooses Ford P.I. Utility for Patrol

February 22, 2013
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department chose Ford's Police Interceptor Utility as its new standard patrol vehicle, after more than two years of research, testing, evaluation, and feedback.

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.

Code 3 Introduces Ford PI Side Marker Light

January 9, 2013
Code 3 has introduced the Side Marker light kit for the Ford Police Interceptor sedan. These lights are designed to fit in Ford's existing side marker light units.

Va. Agency Transitioning to Ford P.I. Utility

January 8, 2013
The Albemarle County (Va.) Police Department has chosen to transition to the Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, replacing its Ford Crown Victoria police sedans.

Chicago PD Receives First Ford Police Interceptors

December 21, 2012
The Chicago Police Department has taken delivery of 51 new Ford Police Interceptor Utility and sedan vehicles from its initial order of 500 patrol vehicles built within city limits.

Driving the New Patrol Cars

November 2, 2012
The chance to get behind the wheel of the new patrol cars proved to be an opportunity I just couldn't pass up. So I'm passing along a few driving notes about the cars. I've never pursued a suspect through a blind alley or attempted a PIT Maneuver at high speeds, so take what I have to say with a grain of salt.

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.

How to Use Police Vehicle Tests

November 1, 2012

The agencies that test new model-year, pursuit-rated vehicles offer complementary evaluations and differing methodologies that give them equal weight among vehicle purchasers.

2013 Vehicle Tests: Michigan Vs. California

November 1, 2012
The Michigan State Police and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department provided Police Magazine with preliminary results from the vehicle tests conducted in September and October of pursuit-rated patrol vehicles for the 2013 model year.

In-Service Cop Cars: Ford Police Interceptor Sedan

October 24, 2012

After retiring its venerable Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, Ford offered law enforcement agencies two choices—the Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility. The vehicles provide a balance of fuel efficiency and power. View our gallery of in-service Ford Police Interceptor sedans, 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.

Oklahoma City Buys 2013 Ford Police Interceptors

September 28, 2012
The Oklahoma City Police Department recently purchased 78 newly redesigned 2013 Ford Police Interceptor sedans for its uniformed patrol operations. The department stated that out of the 78, 54 sedans are front-wheel drive and 24 are all-wheel drive models.

Ford Adds 3.7-Liter Engine To Police Interceptor Sedan

September 13, 2012
Ford has upgraded its 2013 Police Interceptor sedan, by adding the 3.7-liter V-6 variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) engine previously available only on the Police Interceptor Utility.

N.M. State Police Choose Ford P.I. Sedan

September 12, 2012
The New Mexico State Police purchased 54 Ford Police Interceptor sedans to replace its aging fleet of Ford Crown Vics, citing the vehicle's blend of performance, fuel economy, and safety features.

Michigan State Police To Test 2013 Patrol Vehicles

September 3, 2012
The Michigan State Police will test 19 law enforcement vehicles later this month slated for release by automotive and motorcycle manufacturers for the 2013 model year.

New Patrol Car Accessories Take Center Stage at Fleet Expo

August 16, 2012
Two things were clear from a visit to this year’s Police Fleet Expo: Ford’s new police interceptor sedan and police interceptor SUV are starting to make serious impact in the patrol vehicle market and manufacturers are searching for ways to make emergency vehicle operations safer.

The New Recruits: In-Service Cop Cars

August 6, 2012

Agencies with fleet-replacement budgets have begun selecting the Chevrolet Caprice PPV, Dodge Charger Pursuit, Ford Police Interceptor sedan, and Ford P.I. Utility to patrol their jurisdictions. And the first wave of new-era patrol cars—with agency badging, logos, and color schemes—have reached the streets.

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