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Ford Says Carbon Monoxide Exposure in Police Utility the Result of Improper Upfitting

August 8, 2017
Responding to concerns about carbon monoxide exposure to officers using Ford Police Interceptor Utility patrol SUVs, Ford said today the issues experienced by some law enforcement agencies are a result of improperly sealed holes in the body of the vehicles that were created during the process of upfitting them for police duty.

Ford Takes Action on Carbon Monoxide Concerns

July 31, 2017
Ford Motor Company has announced it will offer to cover the cost of specific repairs in its Police Interceptor Utility vehicles with carbon monoxide concerns. This follows the Austin (Texas) Police Department's announcement that it would pull more than 400 PIUs out of service on Friday due to carbon monoxide concerns.

Austin to Pull 400 Ford Explorers and PIUs Out of Service

July 31, 2017
The City of Austin has begun pulling all 446 of its Ford Explorers and Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles from service after finding traces of carbon monoxide in a significant amount of vehicles.

Ford Debuts Pursuit-Rated F-150 Pickup Truck

July 20, 2017
The 2018 F-150 Police Responder, expected on the road by next 2018, adds off-road capability and more utility to Ford’s lineup of police vehicles.

The Hybrid Patrol Car

June 15, 2017

Ford's all-new Police Responder Hybrid Sedan will be the first pursuit-rated hybrid vehicle and was designed for urban or local patrol work.

LAPD, NYPD Testing Pursuit-Rated Ford Hybrid Sedans

April 10, 2017
Law enforcement agencies in New York and Los Angeles will begin using a new pursuit-rated hybrid-electric police sedan that the automaker unveiled on April 10. Agencies can order the Police Responder Hybrid Sedan this spring, and Ford will begin delivering it next summer.

Skyjacker Suspensions Builds Custom Law Enforcement Ford-350

November 1, 2016
The MBX350 Matchbox police-ready vehicle can take on any terrain, making it the ideal law enforcement partner.

Ford Police Interceptor Utility Now Available with Rear Spoiler Traffic Warning Lights

October 3, 2016
Ford is debuting Rear Spoiler Traffic Warning Lights to complement the “no-profile” Front Interior Visor Light Bar on Police Interceptor Utility. The feature integrates bright LED lighting into the vehicle’s rear spoiler, providing law enforcement with a highly effective tool to alert drivers of emergency roadside situations while affording officers full visibility out the rear window.

Ford Offers Police Vehicle Driving Event in Texas

September 21, 2016
Ford has announced it will host an exclusive Police Interceptor drive on Sept. 29 in Fort Worth, Texas. Government fleet managers and purchasers are invited to attend the event and will have the opportunity to drive the Police Interceptor Sedan, Police Interceptor Utility, and both the F-150 Special Service Vehicle (SSV) and Expedition SSV. The Transit Prisoner Transport Vehicle (PTV) will also be on display.

Ford Introduces F-150 Law Enforcement Special Service Vehicle

April 19, 2016
The F-150 Special Service Vehicle gives fleets a selection of configurations so customers can pick what best suits their needs. Available in XL trim for either F-150 SuperCrew or SuperCab configuration, customers can opt for a 4x4 or 4x2 drivetrain with a 5.0-liter V8 or a high-torque 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine.

Ford to Launch New Factory "No Profile" Front Interior Visor Light Bar on Police Interceptor Utility

April 7, 2016
The visor light features bright-white “take down” and “scene” capabilities for excellent forward visibility, and can be set up to meet California Title 13 regulations. It can be programmed from full intensity down to 20 percent, and provide auto-dimming capability as well.

Ford to Offer Police Car Doors That Stop Armor-Piercing Bullets

March 11, 2016
Ford will soon be offering doors that can protect officers against armor-piercing bullets on its Police Interceptor sedans and SUVs.

The Benefits of Telematics

March 8, 2016

Experts say telematics can save agencies money and prevent officers and civilians from being injured or even killed in patrol vehicle accidents.

Law Enforcement Vehicles 2016

February 29, 2016

Law enforcement agencies have many choices when it comes to vehicles designed to propel officers from call to call. Here's a look at a range of modes of transportation available to you for traversing land, water, and air on duty.

Video: Ford's "Drugged Driving Suit" Simulates Effects of Driving While High

November 20, 2015
The folks at Ford know that sliding behind the wheel while under the influence of anything is a terrible idea, and the company is looking to drive that point home as part of its Ford Driving Skills for Life young-driver safety initiative. Henceforth, the program will include the use of a special suit designed to simulate the effects of a variety of drugs.

Ford's "Drugged Driving Suit" Simulates Effects of Driving While High

November 20, 2015
Like most everyone else who's ever driven a vehicle, the folks at Ford know that sliding behind the wheel while under the influence of anything is a terrible idea, and the company is looking to drive that point home as part of its Ford Driving Skills for Life young-driver safety initiative. Henceforth, the program will include the use of a special suit designed to simulate the effects of a variety of drugs, to show teens in a practical way that driving a vehicle in such a state is no joke. More...

Iowa Officer Joins Ford's Police Advisory Board

March 30, 2015
A Mason City (Iowa) PD officer has joined Ford's Police Advisory Board to provide input on the automaker's law enforcement vehicles.

Carmakers in Hot Pursuit of LE Fleet Sales

March 23, 2015
Fleet sales are an important part of U.S. automakers' bottom lines, and none have more cachet or higher visibility than a contract with a law enforcement agency.

Ford Updates P.I. Utility Pursuit-Rated SUV

February 11, 2015
Ford is introducing an updated Police Interceptor Utility for the 2016 model year with a more rugged, truck-like look and several new features requested by its Police Advisory Board of law enforcement officers and police fleet managers.
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