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Ford Recalls Crown Vic Interceptors

September 4, 2013
Ford is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors to address a steering failure reported by several law enforcement agencies.

Detroit Rolls Out New Patrol Cars

August 26, 2013
The Detroit Police Department has put 15 new patrol vehicles into service from a donation from the local business community providing 100 new cruisers to patrol officers. The city unveiled the new Chevrolet Caprices, Dodge Chargers, and Ford Police Interceptor sedans Thursday during a downtown parade.

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.

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.

Video: New Ford System Warns Officers of Rear Pedestrians

July 19, 2013
Ford has added a new technology called "surveillance mode" to its 2014 Ford Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility that alerts an officer when a pedestrian approaches the vehicle from behind to heighten the officer's tactical awareness.

Ford's Surveillance Mode

July 19, 2013
Ford has added a new technology called "surveillance mode" to its 2014 Ford Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility that alerts an officer when a pedestrian approaches the vehicle from behind to heighten the officer's tactical awareness. Read the full story here.

N.Y. City Adds Chevy, Ford to Patrol Fleet

July 2, 2013
The Yonkers Police Department will roll out 23 Chevrolet Caprice patrol cars, nine Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, and an Emergency Service Unit patrol truck in the fall.

LAPD Purchases Dodge, Ford Patrol Vehicles

June 14, 2013
Earlier this year, the LAPD ordered 100 Dodge Charger Pursuit patrol cars, 50 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, and 38 Ford P.I. sedans. For the first time in four years, the city provided the agency funding to purchase new vehicles.

Classic Chrysler Patrol Cars

June 13, 2013

Chrysler has been producing Plymouth or Dodge patrol cars since the early 1930s, and for many of those early years Plymouth turned out some special cars for police work. The earliest came when the Washington State Patrol began using a 1932 Plymouth 1932 PB coupe, according to AllPar.com. Chrysler offered its first police package on 1956 Dodge Coronets. The 1970s brought the era of Mopar squads.

Chrysler Introduces AWD Police Charger for 2014

June 13, 2013
Chrysler will introduce an all-wheel drive version of its Dodge Charger Pursuit patrol car for the 2014 model year that will compete with the Ford Police Interceptor with that power-train.

Chevy Adds Column Shifter To 2014 Caprice PPV

May 22, 2013
General Motors added a column-mounted shifter and other upgrades to the 2014 Chevrolet Caprice PPV for law enforcement officers, the company announced Wednesday.

Okla. Police Investigate Racy Cruiser Photos

April 30, 2013
Tulsa (Okla.) Police Chief Chuck Jordan launched an internal investigation after a local news outlet inquired about racy photos showing scantily clad women posing next to an agency vehicle.

Video: Seattle Cop Patrols In Vintage Cruiser

April 26, 2013
Veteran Seattle Police Officer Jim Ritter responds to calls downtown not in a Crown Vic or any of the new wave of patrol cars. He prefers a restored 1970 Plymouth Satellite.

Seattle PD's Vintage Patrol Car

April 26, 2013
Veteran Seattle PD Officer Jim Ritter responds to calls not with a modern patrol car but with a restored 1970 Plymouth Satellite cruiser. Read the full story here.

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.

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.

Calif. Agency Begins Purchasing Chevrolet Caprice PPVs

January 9, 2013
The city of Napa, Calif., is switching its patrol cars from the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor sedan to the Chevrolet Caprice PPV sedan and has received four of the new vehicles so far.
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