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2015 Michigan State Police Tests

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

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 2014)
 

UK’s National Association of Police Fleet Managers

By Roger Blaxall

The UK’s Emergency 999 market is dominated by German BMW sedans and Japanese Mitsubishi crossovers for highway duty; while French Peugeot, Korean Hyundai, Ford and Vauxhall (GM) sedans do in the urban patrol market.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2014)
 

Police Fleet Expo 2014 - Louisville

By Scott Coy

Police Fleet Expo 2014 - Louisville

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2014)
 

Replace Sedans with Pickups

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

Police fleet managers from coast to coast and border to border are in the midst of the largest transition in police vehicles since the 1950 police package. All of law enforcement is going from the Ford CVPI to “something else.” In a growing number of police and sheriff’s departments, their needs assessment has pointed to the ½-ton pickup for routine patrol.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2014)
 

ASE Brake Quiz

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

Take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Brake Quiz and find out how much you know (or don't know) about your fleet's brakes.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2013)
 

Upfitting and Ergonomics

By Matthew Ayers

Once the vehicle selection has been made and the aftermarket equipment decided upon, the success and ergonomic viability of your finished police vehicle requires the work of a knowledgeable and experienced upfitter. The difference a proper upfit makes in the usability of your “mobile office” cannot be overstated.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2013)
 

Are We All Still Deciding?

By Brad Brewer

Beware of the Crown Vic mindset.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2014)
 

Police Vehicle Ergonomics & Upfit Safety

By Brad Brewer

We can’t upfit today’s cars like we did the CVPI. The overall space is obviously smaller, and there are many more airbags. Everything we add to the vehicle has an officer crash-safety and officer ergonomic-health concern.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2014)
 

The U.K. Police Fleet Expo

By Roger Blaxall

The National Association of Police Fleet Managers’ (NAPFM) Conference is one of the largest emergency service fleet events in Europe.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2014)
 

Police Vehicle Antennas 101

By Brad Brewer

The antenna is one of the most critical, most overlooked, and most misunderstood pieces of the police mobile computing puzzle. You have to get the antenna right to get the communications right.

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