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Los Angeles Sheriff Tests 2012 Police Vehicles

By John Bellah

Every year, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) conducts performance and fuel economy tests on police package vehicles. Held at Auto Club Raceway in Fontana, the LASD vehicle testing protocol emphasizes braking and handling characteristics.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2012)
 

LAPD Upfits Tahoe

By John Bellah

The LAPD uses Chevy Tahoes as command area vehicles and for patrol. LAPD upfits the Tahoes with a variety of vendor equipment, including products from Setina and Federal Signal. The LAPD is mindful of officer safety as well as space limitations with two-officer patrol units.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2012)
 

Caprice Detective Package: A Lot of Time In-Service

By PFM Staff

Chevrolet’s new 2011 Caprice has two models: 9C1 Patrol package and 9C3 Detective package. Several features mean more space for the officer and occupants. The parking brake hand lever on the Patrol has been replaced by a foot-activated lever. The Detective has a retail center console and floor shift.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Sep/Oct 2011)
 

2012 Chevrolet Impala

By PFM Staff

Short of making the Impala a bit roomier on the inside, the 2012 Chevy police Impala is better than its predecessor in every way that counts.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2012)
 

Chevy Caprice PPV: A lot of time in-service

By Staff LAW and ORDER

Chevrolet’s new 2011 Caprice has two models: 9C1 Patrol package and 9C3 Detective package. They differ only by center console. The Detective version uses the Street Appearance (retail) console. The Patrol version uses a console mounting plate that accepts all of the normal emergency and communications gear.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Nov 2011)
 

Police Fleet Expo West

By John Bellah

The second annual Police Fleet Expo-West attracted more than 250 fleet managers and technicians from various parts of the country. Attendees learned about the new police vehicles coming out this year, as well as fleet maintenance and repair tips. Pasadena Police Chief Phillip Sanchez delivered the keynote address.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2011)
 

The Double Edged Sword

By Ed Sanow

Research local dealers and fi nd one who knows what a police vehicle is.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2011)
 

Police Fleet Expo - St. Louis

By PFM Staff

This year is poised to be a great year for police cars! Each vehicle manufacturer will discuss and display at least one all new police vehicle for you to evaluate. Apart from the exhibit hall there’s non-stop action from topnotch speakers bringing topical information from the 15.5 hours of sessions.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2011)
 

Costs to Convince the Chief

By Scott Coy

Approach the purchase of vehicles in the same manner as a crime scene investigation; information gathering and methodology will help you through the process. This article offers the tools to help you make your decision as well as sell it to the chief.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2011)
 

OnStar Sponsors Electric Vehicle Safety Training

By Yesenia Salcedo

A collaboration with Chevrolet and OnStar to provide electric vehicle safety training for first responders includes the co-development of safety resources, including Web-based training materials, vehicle extrication video and shared resources for instructor-led safety presentations.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2011)
 
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