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Testing the 2023 Patrol Vehicles
Gas-powered SUVs strutted their stuff at this year’s Michigan State Police testing, but the electrics will be the star in next year’s evaluations.
December 5, 2022
Texas DPS Fields Marked Dodge Hellcat After Forfeiture
The Texas Department of Public Safety has added a new high-performance vehicle to its fleet, a 700-plus horsepower Dodge Hellcat.
September 28, 2022
MSP Ranks the Fastest Police Vehicles of 2022
For the acceleration test, the Ford Mach-E achieved the fastest 0-60 mph and 0-100 mph at 4.03 seconds and 11.94 seconds. This was followed by the Ford PIU 3L EcoBoost at 5.45 seconds and 13.47 seconds. The PIU 3L EcoBoost was the fastest vehicle tested, achieving a top speed of 148 mph, followed by the two Dodge Chargers, which tied at 139 mph.
December 9, 2021
Testing the 2021 Patrol Vehicles
The 2021 Michigan State Police patrol vehicle evaluations reveal That patrol SUVs and sedans are faster than they look and stop almost as quickly as they can accelerate.
September 29, 2021
Dodge Charger: The Last Patrol Sedan
Dodge’s muscle sedan is the last true pursuit-rated patrol “car” on the market.
June 16, 2021
GA Agency Shows Off Officer Protection Package on Patrol Cars
Scott Misico, supervisior, Fleet Management, says the system alerts officers when someone is approaching from the vehicle's blindspot when they are parked and working on a laptop or are otherwise distracted.
April 9, 2021
How COVID-19 is Affecting Police Vehicle Deliveries
Here’s what the Big 3 automakers have to say about production delays and deliveries of patrol vehicles.
May 8, 2020
Michigan State Police Tests 2020 Model-Year Vehicles
The Michigan State Police recently tested 2020 model-year police vehicles. Here are the preliminary results for vehicles.
October 4, 2019
Dodge Durango Pursuit-Based Concept Vehicle Hits the Race Track
A one-off concept vehicle based on the Dodge Durango SRT Pursuit made its debut at the 2019 Tire Rack One Lap of America this week. Nicknamed Speed Trap, the vehicle delivers 797 hp from the supercharged 6.2L HEMI high-output V-8 engine.
May 9, 2019
Patrol Vehicles 2019
This year the Big 3 are offering new SUVs, new engines, and new features for law enforcement fleets.
February 2, 2019
Driving the 2019 Dodge Durango Pursuit
With its new Durango Pursuit, Dodge offers law enforcement customers a muscular patrol SUV that may serve well as a K-9 unit.
February 1, 2019
MSP 2019 Preliminary Vehicle Testing Results Available
This past week, the Michigan State Police conducted its annual testing of police vehicles. This year, it tested 12 vehicles. Here are the limited preliminary results,
September 20, 2018
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