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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.

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.

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.

An Early Look at Your 2025 Patrol Car

December 25, 2012
Every year, the L.A. Auto Show holds a design challenge, and this year's challenge was to design a highway patrol vehicle "that meets the challenges of a specific region's transportation and societal conditions in 2025."

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.

GM To Offer 'Limited' Police Chevy Impala In 2014

December 3, 2012
The automaker's law enforcement vehicles manager told POLICE its front-wheel drive patrol car will be offered exclusively to fleets, including law enforcement, in 2014 under the nameplate Impala Limited.

LAPD's Next-Generation Dodge Charger

November 20, 2012
With the help of Chrysler and other police vendors, the LAPD presented its vision of the next-generation patrol car at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference.

LAPD's Patrol Car of the Future

November 16, 2012

The Los Angeles Police Department and Chrysler developed a concept of the "patrol car of the future" that was displayed at the 2012 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference. The Dodge Charger features an integrated dashboard screen, solar-powered lightbar, USB ports, and a vehicle wrap. Read the full story, "LAPD's Next-Generation Dodge Charger." Photos by Paul Clinton.

Baltimore Buys 80 Chevrolet Caprice Patrol Cars

November 9, 2012
Each Caprice PPV will be equipped with mobile data terminals and provide officers with a foundation to begin field-based reporting. Officers will be able to create and submit police reports directly from their patrol vehicles.
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