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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)
 

Ford Police Advisory Board News

By Ed Sanow

Ford continues to expand their presence in the police vehicle market with both a 365 hp, turbocharged V6 for the PI Utility, and a 240 hp, turbocharged I4 in a brand-new, non-pursuit admin package for the full-size PI Sedan. Both the PI Utility and PI Sedan taken together, Ford has nearly half of the police market.

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

Ford Tough AWD in Police Interceptor

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

The Sedan PI and Utility PI come standard as AWD. The AWD system reacts within 0.1 milliseconds to distribute up to 100 percent of the torque to any one wheel or combination of wheels. Used on the entire Volvo line since 1998, this AWD system has been tracked in the Ford warranty claims and service parts systems for eight years—with no issues. The AWD system—in police use—has a 100K-mile warranty.

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

Ford Police Advisory Board

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

Ford leads the market in combined police vehicle sales, led by the Police Interceptor Utility. The PI Sedan becomes much easier to enter and exit. The PI Utility gets more foot room. Both get new police-spec seats.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jul/Aug 2014)
 

All-new 2015 Chevy Tahoe PPV 2WD

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

The all-new Tahoe has a latest technology 5.3L V8, new exterior and new interior. The new Tahoe is much faster, more fuel efficient, has better handling, and has even more front seat room and rear cargo volume. The all-new Tahoe comes in three versions: the police-package, pursuit-rated Tahoe PPV in 2WD; the police-package, pursuit-rated Tahoe PPV in 4WD; and the special-service package Tahoe 5W4.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Jan/Feb 2015)
 

Ford Telematics for Law Enforcement, Part 2

By Michael Blackmer

The leading killer of U.S. law enforcement officers isn’t guns. Instead, it is police car crashes and other vehicular incidents. Ford Telematics Powered by Telogis - Law Enforcement Edition is one solution to preventing these fatalities.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2015)
 

Los Angeles Sheriff 2015 Vehicle Tests

By John Bellah

The LAPD and LASD join forces to evaluate all of the pursuit-rated police package sedans and SUVs. Their test protocol emphasized emergency operations in an urban environment.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2015)
 

2016 Ford PI Utility Revealed

By Brad Brewer

America’s best-selling police vehicle has a new front fascia, which supports many emergency light features including wig-wag. The 2016 PI Utility also as a subtly improved interior with better ergonomics.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager Mar/Apr 2015)
 
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