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Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Calls for Fleet Modernization

February 24, 2014
The department operates an aging fleet of 1,291 vehicles riddled with maintenance issues. The vehicles lack technology needed for police work such as rugged computers. For officers, getting an operational vehicle is no sure bet, according to a Police Magazine report. In March 2013, a group of corporations pledged $8 million for new vehicles, enabling the department to replace 100 Detroit PD cruisers.

Ohio Agency Adds $3.5M In Patrol Vehicles

September 11, 2013
The Toledo (Ohio) Police Department is revamping its police fleet with 117 new Ford vehicles at a cost of nearly $3.5 million.

Police: N.J. Fleet Manager Posed As Officer In Robbery

August 26, 2013
The fleet manager of the new Camden County (N.J.) Police Department allegedly posed as a police officer to stop a pedestrian and rob him using a police badge, radio, and agency vehicle.

Oregon Agency Switching to Ford Police Interceptor Utility

August 16, 2013
The Eugene (Ore.) Police Department is switching to the Ford Police Interceptor Utility and is planning to purchase 23 new SUVs. After replacing the vehicles, the agency expects to save more than $150,000 in fuel costs each year.

Calif. Sheriff Using Idle-Reduction Systems on Patrol Vehicles

August 16, 2013
The Alameda County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office has installed idle-reduction systems on eight of its patrol vehicles, including five Dodge Chargers, two Ford Police Interceptor sedans, and a Chevrolet Tahoe PPV.

Professional Services

August 9, 2013
NAFA is the premier not-for-profit association for professionals who manage fleets of sedans, public safety vehicles, trucks, and buses. NAFA provides its members with a full range of products and services.

Wash. Agency Purchases 27 Police Vehicles

August 2, 2013
The agency purchased 14 Ford Police Interceptor sedans, eight Ford P.I. Utility vehicles, and four other vehicles slated for the agency's Criminal Apprehension Team.

New Ga. City Hires Officers, Unveils Patrol Cars

July 15, 2013
The Brookhaven (Ga.) Police Department, which unveiled its new vehicle fleet on Tuesday, will take over patrol duties from the DeKalb County Police Department on July 31.

Border Patrol Implements 'Fuel Conservation' In Texas

June 17, 2013
Budget cuts have hampered the U.S. Border Patrol’s work in its busiest sector on the Southwest border, agents said Friday, with the agency introducing fuel conservation measures in the Rio Grande Valley that have agents patrolling on foot and doubling up in vehicles.

N.C. County Gets Patrol Cars It Didn’t Order

January 30, 2013
The Scotland County (N.C.) Sheriff's Office received eight brand new, decaled patrol vehicles from a local Ford dealership earlier this month—but officials are saying they never purchased the vehicles.

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.

Insurer Auctions Slain Pa. Cop's Cruiser

January 29, 2013
Officials in Penn Hills, Pa., said they were disturbed that the city's insurance company posted a slain officer's cruiser for online auction.

Video: Texas Agency Explains Patrol Car Choice On YouTube

January 8, 2013
The city of Corpus Christi, Texas, recently explained its switch from Ford Crown Victoria police sedans to Chevrolet Tahoe PPVs via a City Council television program that was posted to YouTube.

Nevada Highway Patrol To Reduce Fleet, Following Audit

December 20, 2012
In an audit released earlier this month, the Nevada Department of Administration's Division of Internal Affairs said reducing the fleet size could save up to $7.2 million in one-time purchase costs and up to $1.8 million annually.

ACDelco Introduces Coated Police Brake Pads

November 28, 2012
ACDelco has introduced a surface coating to its brake pads that helps reduce the break-in period and improves pre-burnish brake effectiveness, according to the company.

Vt. Police Fleet Destroyed In Fire

November 28, 2012
The Norwich (Vt.) Police Department's fleet of three cruisers was destroyed when a fire engulfed the vehicles on Thanksgiving Day.

NYC Bills Dead Man for Patrol Car Damage

October 9, 2012
A law firm representing New York City has dropped efforts to collect $710 from a man killed during a police pursuit who was struck by a cruiser.

Bridgestone Introduces New Sizes for Firestone Pursuit Tires

October 4, 2012
Bridgestone Americas announced new fitments for the Firestone Firehawk GT Pursuit all-season tire and the Firestone Firehawk PVS winter tire.

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.

Dodge Charger Pursuit Gets All-Wheel Drive for 2014

September 13, 2012
Chrysler will add all-wheel drive to its Dodge Charger Pursuit for the 2014 model year in response to feedback from law enforcement advisors, the company has announced.
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