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BearCat EOD "BombCat" ARV

August 29, 2014
Lenco's product line includes the Bear armored SWAT truck, and several variants of the BearCat, including the BearCat Tactical SUV and the BearCat EOD "BombCat" armored response vehicle for EOD and IEDD first responders.

Heavy-Duty Command Trailer

August 29, 2014
NACS Vehicles' new Heavy-Duty 35-foot LOA Mobile/Unified Command Trailer features dual slide-out rooms, a conference room, bathroom, and 20-kw generator. With workstation space for 10 to 12 personnel, this unit can be utilized as a mobile precinct.

Evidence Collection Trucks

August 29, 2014
Sirchie's MCL900 Series of Evidence Collection Trucks are custom constructed, heavy-duty walk-in units outfitted with an extensive array of equipment and field kits that ensure their effectiveness at lengthy investigations and major crime scenes.

Amid Militarization Furor, California Department Jettisons MRAP

August 29, 2014
Amid a national furor over police militarization, the San Jose (Calif.) Police Department has decided to get rid of a 15-ton armored vehicle it received earlier this year from a federal military surplus program.

Lenco BombCat: Built to Take the Blast

May 2, 2014

Known to the company and its customers as the "BombCat," the EOD model BearCat was, like most of the company's products, the result of a customer request.

N.Y. State Police Using SUVs to Spot Texting Drivers

November 25, 2013
The New York State Police are now using 32 tall, unmarked SUVs to spot drivers who are texting while behind the wheel.

Chrysler Updates 2014 Dodge Durango for Police

October 23, 2013
The 2014 Dodge Durango Special Service SUV comes with various improvements and updates from the prior model-year, the most significant of which is a standard eight-speed transmission that Chrysler says will deliver up to a 15% improvement in fuel economy.

Ohio Agency's Ford Police Wagon

September 23, 2013

The Toledo (Ohio) Police Department has purchased seven Ford E-150 and five Ford E-250 vans to outfit for crime-scene investigations and special event response. The E-250 vans will be set up as police wagons to handle group arrests because of their larger size. View our gallery of one the agency's using for prisoner transport. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of Toledo PD.

Using a Ford E-Series Van for Prisoner Transport

September 23, 2013
Rather than investing in a heavy duty bus, the Toledo (Ohio) Police Department has converted more economical Ford E-Series vans to round up disorderly college drunks and other scofflaws at chaotic scenes.

Ford Introduces Special Service Sedan

September 18, 2013
Ford has introduced a Taurus-based special service police sedan for detectives, administrators, and other non-pursuit-rated law enforcement missions. The 2014 model-year sedan comes after feedback from Ford's police customers.

SWAT-H

November 1, 2012
HEAT Armor offers several different variations of SWAT truck units. Pictured above is the SWAT-H model with riot protection and upgraded heavy-duty tires packages. Each vehicle can be engineered for a variety of law enforcement applications.

Gamber-Johnson Introduces Dodge Durango Console

October 19, 2012
Gamber-Johnson has introduced a vehicle-specific console box designed specifically for the 2012-2013 Dodge Durango SSV.

Armored Specialty Vehicles

August 22, 2012

Armored vehicles provide officers with tactical advantages in barricade situations and other incidents involving individuals armed with high-caliber rounds. In addition to NIJ Level IV protection, they can be customized with all manner of equipment, including gear to help evacuate civilians and downed officers. Read our August feature to find out how to secure funding for these useful tools. Photos provided by manufacturers.

How to Find Funding for Specialty Vehicles

August 17, 2012

The Homeland Security grants that seemed to grow on trees after 9/11 are not as plentiful as they once were. But that's not to say law enforcement agencies can't obtain grant funding for specialty vehicles. They just might need to approach it differently. 

Ford Offers F-150 Special Service Vehicle for Police

June 11, 2012
Ford is now offering a new F-150 Special Service Vehicle (SSV) option package at no extra charge to law enforcement fleets. The package will be available for SuperCab and SuperCrew configurations, 4x2 and 4x4 models, and will offer a choice of 5.0L V-8 or 3.5L EcoBoost engines.

SUV's Fatal Flaw Failed to Protect ICE Agents

March 23, 2012
The Mexican drug cartel operators who killed Special Agent Jaime Zapata on a trafficking route in central Mexico a year ago defeated an armored Chevy Suburban designed to defeat high-velocity gunfire, fragmentation grenades, and land mines.

Chrysler Offers Dodge Durango Special Service for Police

March 19, 2012
Chrysler began offering its Dodge Durango Special Serivce SUV to law enforcement agencies, following through on a prototype the automaker brought to Michigan State Police vehicle testing in September. The automaker has begun taking orders and expects to deliver vehicles to agencies by July 1.

Chrysler Introduces Dodge Ram Police Truck for 2012

November 8, 2011
Chrysler will begin offering a special-service version of its 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab for police, fire or other emergency responders this month, the automaker announced. The police version of the four-wheel-drive Ram features 100,000-mile sparkplugs and a larger oil cooler to protect the engine during the unforgiving stop-and-go operations.

POLICE-TREXPO East 2010 Report from the Aisles

October 28, 2010

Each year at POLICE-TREXPO, the trade show and exposition attracts some of the leading manufacturers of tactical products and vehicles. This year's show was no exception. The aisles were packed with innovative and intriguing new tools and machines. Here's a look at some of the highlights.

Mobile Command Vehicles

August 12, 2010

Find a command center on wheels to meet your agency's needs.

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