“Like everybody else in law enforcement, we will just adapt accordingly,” says Chief Ramar. “If the gas prices continue the way they are, for next year we will either have to figure out a way to cut back or get more funding on that line-item budget.”
March 31, 2022
The 2023 Silverado Police Pursuit Vehicle (PPV) is a crew-cab, short-bed, four-wheel drive truck designed for high speeds and dynamic performance with the added comfort and ample storage capacity needed for an everyday patrol vehicle, Chevy says.
March 30, 2022
On June 29, the Sheriff’s Office released five vehicle designs on its Facebook page, asking for public input. The winner also won the departmental vote, and in late July, the office announced it would transition all new vehicles to this design. The design is also hundreds of dollars cheaper than the previous design.
October 13, 2021
Dodge’s muscle sedan is the last true pursuit-rated patrol “car” on the market.
June 16, 2021
Ford’s 2021 F-150 police responder is faster, more powerful, and offers more features than the first-generation model.
April 28, 2021
CTech Manufacturing has announced that its CopBox Cabinet tactical trunk storage solution for the all-new 2021 Chevy Tahoe PPV is now available.
April 6, 2021
The 2021s F-150 Police Responder pickup’s standard 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine produces 400 horsepower, and its 500 foot-pounds of torque tops all pursuit-rated police vehicles. The engine is paired with a 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission—both calibrated to meet rigorous law enforcement use while enabling speeds significantly higher than a stock F-150.
March 16, 2021
Both PPV and SSV packages benefit from the Tahoe's completely new design, which offers class-leading interior space, according to Chevrolet. The new Tahoe police-specific front seats provide additional hip room, allowing officers’ duty belts to fit more comfortably.
May 12, 2020
A man was seen on surveillance video attacking a New York Police Department patrol vehicle over the weekend.
March 9, 2020
“With the strike, we lost 40 days of production. Now that the plant is running again, they have increased the production run rate to recoup as much lost production as possible. However, with the impending changeover to the all-new Tahoe in the second quarter, the reality is we will not be able to recoup all of that production,” said Monte Doran, manager, Chevrolet truck communications.
February 5, 2020
The Costa Mesa City Council voted 5-0 on Tuesday night to approve $1.125 million this fiscal year to buy five replacement vehicles and upgrade or replace the video systems in the California city's police cars.
November 22, 2019
“The 2020 Ford Police Interceptor is made in Chicago, by Chicagoans and for Chicago police officers,” said Jonathan Lewin, chief of technical services, Chicago Police Department. “This is just another example of Chicago living up to its reputation as the ‘city that works.’”
October 18, 2019
James Morgan, a Ford government sales manager, explains what sets the 2020 Ford Police Interceptor apart from the Ford Explorer, what's changed from previous models, and what's stayed the same.
August 8, 2019
Officers with the Hurt (VA) Police Department will soon be on patrol in brand new squad cars thanks to the kindness of an anonymous donor who is funding the purchase and outfitting of the vehicles.
June 5, 2019
"I got 600 emails from people in Laguna, the ratio of support was 100-to-one in support of the design. I got emails from across the country. The flag is a symbol, it doesn’t represent a particular president or political belief,” the mayor said.
April 17, 2019