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LASD 2014 Model Year Vehicle Testing

December 5, 2013

Each year, law enforcement agencies in Michigan and Southern California evaluate new pursuit-rated police vehicles from the upcoming model year. This year, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department tested 21 sedans, SUVs, and motorcycles from the 2014 model year. Read the full story here. Photos by Paul Clinton.

L.A. County Sheriff Completes Police Vehicle Tests

December 5, 2013
This year, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department evaluated 21 pursuit-rated vehicles — nine sedans, nine motorcycles, and three SUVs — in various categories including acceleration, dynamic handling, braking, and ergonomics.

BMW Offers F800 GT-P Police Motorcycle

November 4, 2013
BMW has begun offering the F800 GT-P sport motorcycle to law enforcement agencies as a compact and more affordable alternative to the R1200 RT-P touring cycle.

Michigan 2014 Motorcycle Testing Results Released

October 11, 2013
Three newcomers to the police motorcycle market fared well during the Michigan State Police's annual evaluation of law enforcement vehicles that takes place each September.

LAPD Testing Electric Motorcycles

October 9, 2013
The LAPD has begun testing police versions of Brammo's Empulse LE and Zero Motorcycles' Zero DS to increase efficiency, decrease its carbon footprint and cut costs

Michigan 2014 Patrol Vehicle Testing Results Released

October 9, 2013
The Michigan State Police's Precision Driving Unit valuated 12 sedans and three pursuit-rated utility models available to police agencies for the 2014 model year.

Michigan State Police To Test 2014 Patrol Vehicles

July 3, 2013
The Michigan State Police will test four new police motorcycles and Chrysler's new all-wheel drive Dodge Charger Pursuit this year among the 22 police vehicles evaluated for law enforcement purchasers.

Las Vegas Chooses Ford P.I. Utility for Patrol

February 22, 2013
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department chose Ford's Police Interceptor Utility as its new standard patrol vehicle, after more than two years of research, testing, evaluation, and feedback.

2013 Police Vehicle Testing

November 1, 2012

Evaluators in Michigan and Southern California have completed their testing of the 2013 model-year patrol cars, SUVs, and motorcycles. View these photos from the test sites that show the vehicles in action. Read "How to Use Police Vehicle Tests" for the full story.

How to Use Police Vehicle Tests

November 1, 2012

The agencies that test new model-year, pursuit-rated vehicles offer complementary evaluations and differing methodologies that give them equal weight among vehicle purchasers.

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.

Michigan State Police Release 2013 Motorcycle Test Results

October 24, 2012
The police agency tested four models, including the BMW R1200-RTP, the Harley Davidson Road King (FLHP), the Harley Davidson Electra Glide (FLHTP), and the Victory Commander I.

Michigan State Police Release 2013 Patrol Vehicle Test Results

October 17, 2012
The Michigan State Police (MSP) has released preliminary results from its testing of 2013 model-year police vehicles. MSP’s tests included acceleration and speed, braking, and vehicle driving dynamics.

Michigan State Police To Test 2013 Patrol Vehicles

September 3, 2012
The Michigan State Police will test 19 law enforcement vehicles later this month slated for release by automotive and motorcycle manufacturers for the 2013 model year.

Rating the 2012 Police Motorcycles

March 29, 2012
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department evaluated its largest crop of police motorcycles in the fall, analyzing seven cycles for performance, safety, and comfort.

L.A. County Sheriff Tests 2012-13 Patrol Vehicles

February 22, 2012
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has released its annual vehicle evaluation, which includes fuel-economy test results as well as acceleration, and braking.

Michigan State Police Publish 2012 Test Report

November 17, 2011
The MSP Precision Driving Unit tested 19 patrol vehicles for acceleration, braking, high-speed handling, and other tests. Six motorcycles were included in the group.

Michigan Vehicle Tests In Pictures

November 14, 2011

The Michigan State Police tested 2012 model-year patrol vehicles at this year's tests in mid-September. State troopers assigned to the Precision Driving Unit tested vehicles submitted by Chrysler/Dodge, Ford, General Motors/Chevrolet, BMW, Harley-Davidson, Kawasaki, and Victory Motorcycles. Photos courtesy of Michigan State Police unless indicated otherwise.

2012 Michigan Vehicle Tests: Motorcycles

November 11, 2011

Michigan State Police tested new cruisers from Victory Motorcycles—the Commander I and Vision—among the six police motorcycles to be offered in the 2012 model year.

2012 Michigan Vehicle Tests: Patrol Cars

November 11, 2011

Chrysler's Dodge Charger Pursuit, General Motors' Chevy Caprice PPV, and Ford's Police Interceptor are now the talk of the police vehicle world, as the Big 3 battle to see what company and what car will take the lion's share of what has been undeniably the Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor's market.

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