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2016 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 2015)
 

2016 Michigan State Police Tests

By Law and Order 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 Law and Order Nov 2015)
 

The 100,000th Ford Police Interceptor

By Brad Brewer

A milestone from the market leader

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

Chicago Assembly Plant and Mod Center

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

The massive Chicago Assembly Plant (CAP) currently produces the Ford Police Interceptor Sedan, Taurus/Taurus SHO, Police Interceptor Utility, Explorer and Lincoln MKS.

(This article was originally published in Police Fleet Manager May/Jun 2015)
 

Fall 2014 Ford Police Advisory Board

By Police Fleet Manager Staff

The recent Ford Police Advisory Board meeting covered the top performance at the MSP and LASD tests, a review of the most recent improvements to the PI Sedan and PI Utility, plus tours through both the PI assembly plant and PI factory upfitting operation.

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

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)
 

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)
 

Overheard at Police Fleet Expo - Southwest

By Ed Sanow

Overheard at Police Fleet Expo - Southwest

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

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)
 
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