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2013 Vehicle Tests: Michigan Vs. California

November 1, 2012
The Michigan State Police and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department provided Police Magazine with preliminary results from the vehicle tests conducted in September and October of pursuit-rated patrol vehicles for the 2013 model year.

In-Service Cop Cars: Ford Police Interceptor Sedan

October 24, 2012

After retiring its venerable Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, Ford offered law enforcement agencies two choices—the Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility. The vehicles provide a balance of fuel efficiency and power. View our gallery of in-service Ford Police Interceptor sedans, 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.

In-Service Cop Cars: Chevrolet Caprice

October 24, 2012

Chevrolet returned to the patrol car market with its Caprice PPV, a smaller, more powerful Caprice than the mid-90s model. This new police-only Caprice has impressed agencies with its mix of agility, braking, and high-speed handling. View our gallery of in-service Chavrolet Caprice PPVs, 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.

PureForge Introduces Ford CVPI Brake Rotor

October 5, 2012
The company also announced plans to introduce additional rotors for the new crop of patrol cars including the Dodge Charger, Ford Police Interceptor, Chevrolet Caprice, and Chevrolet Tahoe in early 2013.

Oklahoma City Buys 2013 Ford Police Interceptors

September 28, 2012
The Oklahoma City Police Department recently purchased 78 newly redesigned 2013 Ford Police Interceptor sedans for its uniformed patrol operations. The department stated that out of the 78, 54 sedans are front-wheel drive and 24 are all-wheel drive models.

BMW's M5 Patrol Car

September 28, 2012
BMW has been showing off a concept police version of its M5 sedan. The latest generation of M5, which was introduced in November 2011, arrives with a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8.

Cedar Rapids Moving to Chevrolet Caprice PPV for Patrol Car

September 19, 2012
The Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Police Department has received its first batch of seven new Chevrolet Caprice PPV patrol cars to replace its Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors.

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.

Philly P.D. Shifts Away From Front-Wheel-Drive Cruiser

July 31, 2012
The Chevy Impala has been a "home run" for the Philadelphia Police Department. However, when the department chooses its "next gen" vehicle, it likely won't be a front-wheel-drive vehicle.

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.
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