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Police Warned of Dangers from Fires Involving Electric Vehicles

Safety experts say the only way to extinguish a lithium-ion battery inside a car is with thousands of gallons of water, much more than what it takes to stop a fire in a typical gasoline engine. The other option is to just let it burn itself out.

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Luxembourg Police to Use New Tesla Model S Police Cars for Patrol

Tesla's all-electric Model S is becoming increasingly popular with police departments around the world. In addition to the LAPD and Denver PD, the Luxembourg police also announced that they will be using the Tesla Model S and have started fitting them with police equipment.

MD Agency Uses Chevy Bolt for Police Duty

The Bolt has not been involved in a pursuit yet, but the electric vehicle can accelerate to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds with a top speed of 93 mph.

The Hybrid Patrol Car

Ford's all-new Police Responder Hybrid Sedan will be the first pursuit-rated hybrid vehicle and was designed for urban or local patrol work.

Video: LAPD Equipping Tesla Sedan as Patrol Vehicle

The Los Angeles Police Department will test a Tesla Model S sedan as a patrol car because it offers higher performance and longer range than other battery-electric vehicles on the market, the department's fleet manager said.

LAPD Equipping Tesla Sedan as Patrol Vehicle

The Los Angeles Police Department will test a Tesla Model S sedan as a patrol car because it offers higher performance and longer range than other battery-electric vehicles on the market, the department's fleet manager said. More Here.

LAPD Adds 100 BMW Electric Cars to Its Fleet

German automaker BMW has beaten California-based Tesla Motors Inc. by winning a contract to supply the Los Angeles Police Department with 100 electric cars.

Video: LAPD Testing Tesla Electric Sedans

Electric car company Tesla's Model S sedan is being tested by the Los Angeles Police Department, the police force in the nation's second-biggest city. Testing has been underway for nearly a year.

LAPD Testing Tesla Electric Sedans

Electric car company Tesla's Model S sedan is being tested by the Los Angeles Police Department, the police force in the nation's second-biggest city. Testing has been underway for nearly a year. More Here.

LAPD Loaned Luxury Electric Vehicles for Testing

The Los Angeles Police Department recently showed off a Tesla Model S P85D and a BMW i3 as the newest members of its police car fleet in the name of “testing and research.” The two high-end automobiles are being loaned to the LAPD and were unveiled as part of the announcement of a broader plan to bring 288 new electric and hybrid vehicles to Los Angeles’ city-owned fleet.