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Fla. Agencies Buy Diverse Vehicles for Unmarked Fleet

August 10, 2012
Two Florida law enforcement agencies are purchasing Toyota Prius, Ford Fusion, Hyundai Elantra, and other models of unmarked vehicles to diversify their fleets and blend in among criminals.

Michigan State Police Vehicle Evaluation

March 31, 2010

Each year, the Michigan State Police driving unit evaluates law enforcement vehicles from the new model year. The unit evaluates patrol cars, SUVs and motorcycles using a series of tests that test each vehicle's performance, ergonomics and mechanic-friendly qualities. The results are tallied and included in a report that's used by police fleet managers to aid in the decision to purchase patrol vehicles.

Buying Surveillance Cars at Dealer Auctions

March 22, 2010
When the fleet manager for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department needs to replenish the agency's fleet of surveillance cars, he uses a method that other LE agencies may not know exists: He buys the cars at private dealer auctions.

Chevy Tahoe Police Vehicle Rated Best for Life-Cycle Cost by Analyst

February 4, 2010
The Chevrolet Tahoe Police 2WD vehicle was found to have the lowest life-cycle cost in the law enforcement market by Vincentric, a company specializing in the area of automobile life-cycle analysis.

LAPD Selects BMW For Motor Patrol

January 7, 2010
The department is now taking delivery of the last of the 100 R1200 RT-P 2009 sport touring motorcycles, and will shift away from the Harley-Davidson cruisers that have been a staple of one of the nation's largest motor patrol units.

Saving Green by Going Green

October 14, 2009

"We are all looking to reduce future costs," says Chief Robert Stewart of the Cotati (Calif.) Police Department, whose department sought to save money by reducing its energy use with a new police facility. While green features added $700,000 to the project's final tab, Stewart expects a rapid return on the investment in reduced energy costs.

Picking a Patrol Bike

April 1, 2005

Like civilians, no two police bicycle patrol officers are alike and, when it comes to bike features required or desired, there are few hard and fast rules. In other words, a police patrol bicycle must be affordable, durable, and versatile, but beyond that, one sometimes gets into the realm of purely personal preference.

Choosing the Right Bike

May 1, 2004

As the years have provided more experience to make better decisions regarding bike purchases, the Los Angeles Police Department has found what works best for its agency.

How to...Buy a Mobile Command Unit

August 1, 2003

They may seem like big, expensive hunks of metal on wheels, but many agencies have come to realize that mobile command vehicles offer many advantages for the cost.

Purchasing Patrol Cars: Vehicle Replacement Plans

July 1, 2003

Asking for the right amount of funding for purchasing patrol cars in the first place and wisely choosing how to spend it could put you ahead of the game. A vehicle replacement schedule is the best way to efficiently reach these goals.

How to...Purchase Patrol Cars

July 1, 2003

You know your agency needs patrol cars, and that some new ones show up every year or so, but you might not be aware of the intricacies of the process. Keeping that process running smoothly could mean the difference between patrolling by car and walking your beat.

Software Helps Find the Perfect Patrol Vehicle

February 1, 2000
The National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLE CTC) has developed free Internet-based software to help fleet administrators select the patrol vehicle that is best suited to their specific needs.
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