The Ford F-150 SSV Can Handle Bad Guys And Fires

Law enforcement and emergency services agencies can now get a Ford F-150 made to suit their needs. With a special interior and a heavy duty alternator, the Special Service Vehicle (SSV) package can accommodate everything from bulky communications equipment to firearms. » 6/11/12 12:30pm 6/11/12 12:30pm

The California Highway Patrol Wants To Switch To SUVs

Faced with the eventual phasing out of Ford's legendary Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, the California Highway Patrol is interested in replacing the aging cruisers with an interceptor version of the Ford Explorer. Officials said that newer sedans like the Dodge Charger and Chevrolet Caprice are too small. » 5/29/12 9:00am 5/29/12 9:00am

You can't run from the cop car of the future

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Police cars of the very near future will be smart to the point of being… » 12/01/11 1:45pm 12/01/11 1:45pm

Ford Police Interceptors get their badges

Thanks to the extensive tests done by the Michigan State Police, the forthcoming Taurus-based Ford Police Interceptors have won a "pursuit rating," meaning they're ready for law enforcers across America to trade in their Crown Vics. Tick tick tick... » 9/21/11 12:30pm 9/21/11 12:30pm

Italian cops now cruise in a Lotus Evora

The Italian highway cops have their Lambo, but the hard-asses at Arma dei Carabinieri are getting two Lotus Evora S cruisers. The specially-equipped cars have voice recognition tech and a refrigerated compartment for blood-and-organs transport, or keeping their Limoncello cold. » 7/21/11 1:30pm 7/21/11 1:30pm

Captain Krug gets his man in a 5-series wagon

"Schnitzel, again?" Captain Krug protests as he loads up his tray in the Autobahnpolizei station cafeteria. Another reminder that, no matter what they show you on television, police work is monotony mixed with boredom served with soggy cabbage. At least one thing's changed. They've given him an unmarked BMW 5er wagon to… » 5/12/11 4:30pm 5/12/11 4:30pm