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Autonomous Cars: Driving on Auto Pilot

Imagine an officer gets into the driver's seat, which recognizes her by retina scan, and it immediately moves to the position she prefers. The officer logs on via voice request to the department CAD system and "tells" the vehicle to patrol the downtown area using random patrol "Henry 1." This could be reality sooner than you think.

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Mich. Sheriff Considering Chevy Volt for Patrol

To help reduce the carbon emissions of county fleet vehicles, the Washtenaw County (Mich.) Sheriff's Office purchased an electric Chevy Volt to convert for patrol duty.

Calif. Agency's Electric Motorcycle Interdicts Drug Crimes

The Sebastopol (Calif.) Police Department found itself ahead of the curve, when Zero Motorcycles introduced a police version of its electric DS motorcycle. An enterprising sergeant with the agency had already done just that.

Dubai Police Add Bugatti Veyron To Supercar Fleet

Dubai officials continued their lavish spending on exotic vehicles for their police force by adding a Bugatti Veyron. The Veyron would be the latest supercar acquisition that has also included a Lamborghini Aventador.

Chevrolet Camaro SS Joins Dubai Police Force

After recently introducing a Lamborghini to its fleet, the Dubai Police force has added the Chevrolet Camaro SS to its fleet, a first for a police organization in the Middle East, General Motors announced.

Carbon Motors Shuts Down

A year after the Obama administration denied Carbon Motors a loan to produce its specialty patrol car, the company has shut down the program and left its Indiana facility.

Go-4 Utility Vehicle

Engineered to navigate space conscious locations, the Go-4 Utility Vehicle is powered by a three-cylinder, 69-hp, four-speed automatic engine. The three-wheel vehicle is ideal for parking enforcement and campus safety applications.

Polaris eBikes Arrive for Public Safety Agencies

Market Builders, Inc. of Salt Lake City will offer the eBikes—eight-speed bicycles with an electric motor and powered by a rechargeable lithium ion battery. The Polaris eBikes can travel up to 30 miles on a single charge at a speed of up to 20 mph.

Dubai Police Add Lamborghini Patrol Car

The oil-rich Middle Eastern country of Dubai has added a 700-hp Lamborghini Aventador to its police fleet to catch the luxury vehicles driven by wealthy scofflaws.

Tenn. Troopers Use Heavy Duty Truck To Catch Traffic Scofflaws

A group of Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers stationed in Chattanooga have been using a heavy-duty truck to catch traffic scofflaws who text or drink while driving.