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Section: Vehicle Ops
Ohio Agency Acquires Special Vehicle for Water, Ice, and Mud
“One nice thing about it is we can drive it across the ice. If there’s an ice floe, we can fall through and then drive back up on the ice and rescue people,” Sheriff Stephen Levorchick said.
December 4, 2023
Coming Soon: 2024 Ford Full-Line Police Vehicle Brochure
Ready for 2024 model year offerings? Ford’s Full-Line Police Vehicle Brochure will be launching later this winter. Sign up to receive your free copy when it becomes available!
December 1, 2023
Ford Adds More Standard Features to 2024 F-150 Police Responder
Ford has added more standard features to the F-150 Police Responder, including a perimeter alert system that monitors the exterior of the vehicle for motion and potential threats to officers.
November 3, 2023
Initial Results Released from MSP 2024 Police Vehicle Testing
The 2024 pursuit-rated vehicles--all pickup trucks or SUVs, including two battery electric models the Chevrolet Blazer EV AWD and Ford Mustang Mach-E--were put through their paces.
October 27, 2023
Man Arrested After Threatening Florida Sheriff’s Helicopter Crew
The man reportedly threatened the crew by repeatedly screaming, “The devil is is going to kill you, and I am going to help.”
October 12, 2023
Data-Driven Policing: Leveraging Telematics for Optimized Police Fleet Performance
Become a pioneer in the digital evolution of policing with our new ebook. Learn how telematics can aid in your sustainability initiatives and help you prioritize officer safety and community protection.
October 1, 2023
Jotto Desk Awarded Utility Patent for Defend IR Security System
Jotto Desk has been outfitting city, county, and state agencies with the Defend IR to help reduce weapons theft.
September 22, 2023
Dana Safety Supply Announces New Locations
The Knoxville location will add 22,100 square feet of installation and warehouse , and lot staging for more than 40 vehicles. The Mandeville location adds 15,000 square feet of installation and warehouse and lot staging for more than 130 vehicles.
September 21, 2023
FL Sheriff Asked for New Helicopters Before Monday's Fatal Crash
On June 8, Sheriff Tony met with the Broward County Commission to speak about the department’s budget. During the workshop, Tony specifically talked about BSO’s aging aviation fleet and potential issues.
August 30, 2023
FL Sheriff's Helicopter Crashes into Dwelling, Killing Captain and Civilian
Broward County Sherrif Gregory Tony said Captain/Flight Paramedic Terryson Jackson, a 19-year veteran of the sheriff’s office, died in the crash. A female resident of the building was also pronounced dead.
August 28, 2023
SnapSafe Offers Rugged Vehicle Safe for Weapons and Tools
The Trunk Safe II is designed for theft protection in any car trunk, RV, or home. It boasts a heavy-duty 13-gauge steel exterior, reinforced by a rugged six-gauge door equipped with eight interior locking lugs.
August 24, 2023
Parent Company of Jotto Desk Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Assembled Products Corporation now comprises three separate brands: Mart Cart, makers of electronic shopping carts; Spray Master Technologies, makers of central pressure washer systems; and Jotto Desk, makers of products for outfitting police vehicles.
August 15, 2023
FL Deputy’s Patrol Vehicle Struck by Lightning
The deputy was transported to the hospital and expected to be OK, the agency reports.
August 7, 2023
JHB Group to Introduce Overland Response Trailer for Public Safety
The Badger is aimed at improving the capabilities of police, fire, and emergency management agencies in different environments, giving them a versatile command trailer.
July 25, 2023
BFGoodrich Announces New All-Season Pursuit Tire
“The BFGoodrich Elite-Force T/A tire responds to emergencies in any condition, from driving downpours to grinding gravel roads,” said Kim Kegler, BFGoodrich Tires brand director.
June 22, 2023
Polaris Announces Innovative Side-by-Side Vehicle, Polaris Xpedition
The new Polaris Xpedition is appropriate for city, state and federal personnel as they patrol and protect conservation and public lands.
June 15, 2023
Police Fleet Conference Spotlight: Electrifying Patrol Fleets
Cobb County, Georgia, Fleet Services Director Al Curtis will lead the session, sharing about his experience adding EVs to his fleet. He'll be joined by Cobb County Carshop Supervisor Scott Misico, who will share about his experience working on EVs.
May 2, 2023
Police Fleet Conference Session Spotlight: Procurement and Upfitting
In Police Vehicle Procurement Problems and Solutions, David Renschler, CPFP, of Fairfield, California, shares advice on dealing with procurement troubles. Plus, representatives from Ford, GM, and Stellantis will join the conversation.
April 27, 2023
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