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2010 Tahoe

November 23, 2009
GM/Chevrolet is offering LE agencies two versions of the Tahoe SUV in 2010 — the pursuit-rated two-wheel and higher-off-the-ground all-wheel drive. The four-wheel version is powered with a 5.3-liter, V8 with six-speed automatic transmission (new for this model year)

Ford Confirms New Patrol Car For 2011

November 16, 2009
The Dearborn automaker also confirmed the vehicle will be based on the full-size platform that's the basis for the 2010 Taurus and Lincoln MKS sedans, the Detroit Free Press reports.

2010 Impala 9C1 Patrol Car

November 2, 2009
Chevrolet's 2010 Impala 9C1 is offered as an affordable front-wheel-drive patrol car. The vehicle is powered by a 3.9-liter V6 engine with wide open throttle air-conditioning cut off that's rated with an MPG of 17 in the city and 24 on the highway.

Dallas Police Shift To Black-and-White Patrol Cars

October 26, 2009
During a ceremony in front of police headquarters, the department unveiled its first equipped black-and-white Dodge Charger, the Dallas Observer reports.

Classic Chevy Patrol Cars

October 6, 2009

This week's announcement that General Motors is bringing back the Chevy Caprice patrol car, an officer favorite it stopped producing in 1996, put the editors of POLICE Magazine in the mood to remember the Chevy patrol cars of years past. Chevy has a strong legacy in the patrol car market, and the reintroduction of the Caprice patrol car has excited officers who remember the hot pursuer of the 1990s. We'll start off with the 1954 Chevy Bel Air, a patrol car that was affordable and powerful.

2011 Chevrolet Caprice

October 5, 2009

General Motors executives announced they plan to begin production of a new rear-wheel drive Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle today at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Denver. The 2011 Caprice PPV will be available in two configurations: a 355-hp V8 that generates an estimated 384 lb-ft of torque and a tamer V6. An undercover version will also be available. Regardless of how it is configured, the sleek Caprice PPV is likely to make an impression on traffic scofflaws. Revealing the concept car, GM executive Jim Campbell touted the car's bold and commanding presence. He asked, "Can you imagine this baby in your rearview mirror?"

Chevrolet Unveils 2011 Caprice Patrol Vehicle at IACP

October 5, 2009
The 2011 Caprice PPV will be available in two configurations: a 355-hp V8 that generates an estimated 384 lb-ft of torque and a tamer V6.

GM Revives Caprice Patrol Car For 2011

October 5, 2009
Regardless of how it is configured, the sleek Caprice PPV is likely to make an impression on traffic scofflaws. Revealing the concept car, GM executive Jim Campbell touted the car's bold and commanding presence. He asked, "Can you imagine this baby in your rearview mirror?"

Ford May Introduce Taurus Patrol Car After Discontinuing Crown Vic In 2011

October 1, 2009
Several law enforcement agencies that annually purchase Ford's Crown Victoria Police Interceptor have been told the automaker may introduce a police version of its Taurus sedan for use as a patrol vehicle in late 2011, when the "Crown Vic" will no longer be produced, according to several reports.

Pro-gard Products Acquires AOI Electrical

September 15, 2009
Pro-gard Products, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of law enforcement vehicle equipment, has completed its acquisition of AOI Electrical, Inc., the leading manufacturer and supplier of airbag control (on/off) switches. AOI Electrical will operate as a subsidiary of Pro-gard Products.

Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor

July 13, 2009

Ford's Crown Vic Police Interceptor (2009) is a workhorse patrol car for big-city and small-town LE agencies. The automaker has committed to producing it through 2011. Known as the CVPI, it has been a staple in the fleets of the Los Angeles Police Department and New York State Police, as well as the South Dakota Highway Patrol and Sandy Springs (Ga.) Police Department.

The True Believers of Carbon Motors

February 24, 2009
POLICE Magazine's editor spoke with founding partners Stacy Dean Stephens and William Santana Li about the past, present, and future of Carbon Motors and the development of its E7 patrol car.

Coming Attraction: Carbon Motors' E7 Patrol Car

February 1, 2009

The Carbon Motors E7 prototype patrol vehicle looks something like a cross between an exotic sports car and a prop vehicle from a science fiction film. Its body styling is dynamic, muscular, almost startling, and it has the ability to visibly excite police audiences.

Ford Says It Will Build Best Cars on the Road, Including Patrol Cars

December 12, 2008
With the nation's car makers reeling from the economic meltdown and the credit crunch, Ford Motor Co. Chairman Bill Ford said today that the company is committed to making the best cars on the road.

Chicago Police to Buy Up to 2,000 Tahoe SUVs

December 3, 2008
The Daley administration has signed a $59.2 million contract with a suburban dealership that could pave the way for the Chicago Police Department to convert most of its squad car fleet by 2011 to Chevrolet Tahoe SUVs favored by Police Supt. Jody Weis.

PriorityStart! Battery System

July 1, 2008
For 2008, Baton Labs, Int’l (BLI) has made a number of product improvements to its PriorityStart! System that shuts off a patrol car’s battery to prevent power drain and extend battery life. It now features an advanced-technology microprocessor, MIL-standard discrete components able to handle new electronic accessories entering the vehicle market.

2008 Ford Escape Console

March 1, 2008
Havis-Shields introduces its new 2008 Ford Escape vehicle-specific console. This OEM replacement console provides professional and custom appearance.

Ultralite Warning/Directional Bars

March 1, 2008
SoundOff Signal has taken its powerful little LED3 Mini Light and made it into a versatile line of interior directional/warning bars. Each version is available in 4, 8, or 12 LED3 module lengths.

Chevy Tahoe: Large and In Charge

May 1, 2007

Contrary to some rumors, size does matter. This is just one of the many things the 2007 Chevy Tahoe has going for it. The Tahoe makes a strong impression. While test driving the PD-equipped model for this article, I had many people stop to take a long look and ask me questions about it.

2007 Chevy Tahoe PPV

January 1, 2007

It was my fault. I entered the hairpin curve way too fast, and the SUV I was driving went into a spin. But I had two things going for me that prevented the spin from being dangerous: I was in the 2007 Chevy Tahoe Police Package Vehicle and I was on a closed course at GM’s Scottsdale, Ariz., proving grounds.

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