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New 3.7L Police Engine for Ford PI Sedan

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

While the 288 hp, 3.5L V6 is just fine for some urban patrol tasks, Ford had the answer right in its parts bin for those wanting more performance: the 3.7L V6 used in the Mustang and the Police Interceptor Utility. With this optional 305 hp, 3.7L V6, the PI Sedan clearly meets the rest of the NextGen competition and it clearly out-performs the venerable Ford CVPI.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2013)
 

Ford Police Advisory Board

By Ed Sanow

Ford Police Advisory Board

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2004)
 

2013 Police Fleet Expo: Education, Networking, Technology in Charlotte!

By Scott Coy

2013 Police Fleet Expo: Education, Networking, Technology in Charlotte!

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2013)
 

Ford Fusion Hybrid

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

The Ford Fusion is America’s best midsize sedan. The Ford Fusion Hybrid is also the best hybrid car of any kind sold in America. The Fusion Hybrid is easily big enough for two adults, gets a totally legit 35-plus mpg, and has more than acceptable performance. It fills both the letter and the spirit of any departmental “green” initiative.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Nov/Dec 2013)
 

2014 Michigan State Police Tests

 

Each year since the 1978 models, the Michigan State Police has tested a variety of police package (pursuit capable) patrol vehicles. These annual tests include acceleration to 100 mph, absolute top speed, braking from 60 mph after brake warm-up, road racing course lap times, an ergonomic and communications installation review, and EPA fuel economy ratings.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Nov/Dec 2013)
 

Sedgwick County Sheriff Patrol Vehicle Evaluations

By Brad Hoch, Joe Page

Ed. Note: This evaluation is specific to the needs and requirements of the Sedgwick County, Kan. Sheriff’s Office. The results of their evaluation may differ from the needs and requirements of other police and sheriff’s departments. As such, their final results are not as important as their methodology (the selection process) used to obtain those results. The evaluation process used by the Sedgwick County Sheriff serves as a model to police and sheriff’s departments all across the nation. Police Fleet Manager Magazine welcomes similar evaluations performed by other departments totally regardless of the final results. Avoid buyer regret!

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Nov/Dec 2013)
 

Motorola Solutions' Connected Patrol Vehicle

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

Officers need real-time information and integrated vehicle controls. In Motorola Solutions’ Connected Vehicle, officers have a virtual partner that scans their environment with automatic license plate recognition and video cameras; automates their lights, sirens, gun-lock and radio; and connects them to mission-critical intelligence through a public-safety broadband network, mission-critical voice communications, data video and other applications.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Nov/Dec 2013)
 

Operational Performance Systems Upfit Solutions

By Brad Brewer

OPS Inc. specializes in crossover/SUV, truck and cab enclosures for police operations and has facilities in the U.S. and Canada. Upfitting a Ford PI Utility, Chevy Tahoe or Dodge Durango? Check them out.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2014)
 

NHP and CHP Cooperative Upfitting

By John Bellah, Powell, Charles

The CHP had a freeze on enforcement vehicle purchases, and their legendary upfitting facility would soon be idled. The NHP was looking for a single standardized way to upfit their Ford PI Utility. Having the CHP build the first order of NHP vehicles would help the CHP retool for their coming PI Utility and provide the NHP with state-wide identical vehicles. This is an example of excellent interagency cooperation.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2014)
 

Ford-Havis-LAPD Embedded Screen

By John Bellah

The technology and upfitting buzz of the season is the joint effort between the LAPD, Ford, Havis and Lectronix for an in-dash mounted screen in the two Ford Police Interceptors. This concept touchscreen is LAPD’s vision of the future police vehicle, the next step forward in police interiors and upfitting.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2014)
 
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