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Feds Investigate Ford CVPI Steering Failure

September 17, 2012
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened a preliminary evaluation of a steering failure on Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptors in the 2005-2008 model years. A possible recall could affect as many as 195,000 vehicles.

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.

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.

La. Agency Equips 60 Chevy Caprice PPVs

September 5, 2012
The Shreveport (La.) Police Department began equipping 60 new Chevrolet Caprice patrol cars for patrol duty. The vehicles will all be delivered by the end of the year.

Man Wrecks Stolen LAPD Cruiser

August 31, 2012
A man who stole a Los Angeles Police Department cruiser early Friday obliterated the police vehicle when he crashed into a parked car, light pole, and a Starbucks.

G.M. Recalls Chevy Impala Patrol Cars

August 13, 2012
General Motors is recalling more than 38,000 Chevrolet Impala patrol cars in North America because the lower front control arms could fracture, increasing the risk of a crash. The recall affects Impala police vehicles from model years 2008 to 2012.

Going Live with the POLICE Buyer's Guide

August 9, 2012

In this year's POLICE Buyer's Guide, you can read about which agencies are buying the new patrol cars offered by Chevrolet, Dodge, and Ford and what cars they are buying, tips for stretching your budget during these difficult economic times, and our editors' choice of the 12 coolest new law enforcement products.

Ky. Department Shifts To Dodge Chargers

August 6, 2012
The Hazard (Ky.) Police Department is replacing its Ford Crown Victoria fleet with Dodge Chargers, beginning with the purchase of five vehicles. Sgt. Paul Campbell told the newspaper that the department chose the Charger because of its fuel economy and speed.

In-Service Cop Cars: Dodge Charger Pursuit

July 30, 2012

In the the race to replace the Ford Crown Vic on patrol, the Dodge Charger Pursuit arguably had a leg up on the competition, because Chrysler introduced it in 2006 and has worked out some of the initial kinks in the transition from a retail to police vehicle. Agencies who buy Chargers enthuse about the muscular V-8 HEMI and aggresive styling. View our gallery of in-service Chargers, 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.

Washington State Patrol Replacing Crown Vics With Caprice PPV

July 26, 2012
The Washington State Patrol has begun the process of replacing 650 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors with the Chevrolet Caprice PPV. The agency has just begun the process and currently has five Caprice PPV sedans in the fleet.

Chevy Caprice PPVs Arrive for Wash. Sheriff

July 24, 2012
The Yakima County (Wash.) Sheriff's Office took delivery of 17 Chevrolet Caprice patrol vehicles, replacing more than half its patrol fleet of Ford Crown Victorias.

Mass. Agency Chooses Chevy Caprice for Duty

July 24, 2012
Starting this fall, the look of police cruisers in Lowell, Mass., will begin to change dramatically as the department begins buying 2013 Chevrolet Caprice police-patrol vehicles now that the ubiquitous Ford Crown Victoria is out of production.

NYPD Picks Ford P.I. Sedan As New Patrol Car

July 3, 2012
The city has entered into a preliminary agreement to purchase Ford's P.I. sedan or Ford's P.I. Utility for patrol officers. The NYPD's Support Services Bureau has begun developing a contract to purchase the vehicles from a New York dealer.

Virginia Troopers To Get Ford P.I. Sedans

July 2, 2012
The Virginia State Police have ordered 144 2013 Ford Police Interceptor sedans to begin replacing a fleet of aging Ford Crown Vics.

Fla. Sheriff Buys Ford Police Interceptor Sedans

June 14, 2012
The Marion County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office has received the first vehicle in an initial delivery of 36 new Ford Police Interceptor sedans equipped with 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engines. The sheriff's office stated it is receiving four to five new Police Interceptors each week and will have 60 to 70 new vehicles within a few months.

Kentucky State Police Choose Chevy Caprice for Patrol

June 14, 2012
The state police purchased 125 of the vehicles, 100 in gray and 25 in tan, for use by the agency's Commercial Enforcement Division. These models will replace KSP's aging fleet of 2004–10 models.

CHP Shifts To Ford P.I. Utility for Patrol

May 31, 2012
The CHP picked the P.I. Utility for its payload capacity and versatility in handling a variety of missions including traffic enforcement, event security, and facility protection.

Cynergy Introduces Officers Patrol Seat

May 17, 2012
Cynergy Products has introduced the Officers Patrol Seat to replace the OEM driver's seat foam and cover for Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor models from 2004 to 2011.

Iowa Department Purchases Ford Police Interceptors

April 17, 2012
Officers with the Des Moines (Iowa) Police Department will drive Ford's 2013 Police Interceptor sedan and utility as their new patrol car, following that City Council's approval of the new cars.
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