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476Police Officers Using Controversial Network To Keep Tabs On Motorists

Critics question constitutionality of nationwide program

Law enforcement officers across the country have been using a private intelligence network to compile and share detailed information about motorists in the United States.

235Ford Explorer Cop Car Is Best Selling Cruiser In America

Ford sold 14,086 Interceptor Utilities in 2013, up 140 percent from the year before

Ford's Explorer-based Police Interceptor Utility was the bestselling new law enforcement model in the country last year, and signs show that won't be changing anytime soon.

146Woman Steals Dodge Charger Cop Car

Claims theft of police cruiser was a joke.

Jessica Lewin thought she it would be a funny prank. While handcuffed in the back of a cop car she slipped out of her handcuffs and into the drivers seat, speeding away in a Saunders County deputy's car.

AddLA County Sheriff's Dept Tests New Cop Cars From Ford, Chevy

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) has been testing police vehicles annually since 1974, and the 2011 model-year edition featured new entries from the likes of Ford, Chevy and Dodge. You've read about Ford's new Taurus-based Police Interceptor that looks to replace the venerable Crown Victoria, and you've seen our episode featuring the hi-tech Chevy Caprice PPV, but who wins in a head to head comparison?

1932012 Chevrolet Caprice PPV

Anything But A Trivial Pursuit

AddFord's New Cop Cars Get Certified

While police departments lament the passing of the Ford Crown Victoria as their police interceptor of choice, they can at least take heart that Ford's replacements, new police cars based on the Ford Taurus and Explorer, have been validated by the Michigan State Police, one of two key validators for police departments nationwide. The new police cars replace the Crown Vic and Mercury Marquis, which went out of production earlier this month. Ford discontinued the vehicles because of toughening eco

120Mopar's Dodge Charger Pursuit police car says "Respect Mah Authoritah!"

A Dodge Charger Pursuit police car is a rather unwelcome sign in your rearview mirror. Especially if you've got an eye towards criminal pursuits and a mind to press your luck and your throttle pedal to make a run for it. Now, you better ask yourself... do you feel lucky, punk? Do you? We know what you're thinking. Is that Mopar-equipped Dodge Charger carrying the 292-horsepower 3.6-liter Pentastar V6, or does it have the 390-horsepower 5.7-liter Hemi V8 under the hood?

21Beatboxing cop car can pull you over by way of a song

Doug E. Fresh, Swifty, Buffy and Wise were the pioneers. Rahzell, Wes Carroll and Gavin Tyte moved it into the modern era, and Beardyman is moving it into the future. What the hell are we talking about? The art of beatboxing, of course.

AddIn Detail: Chevrolet Caprice PPV

The Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) featured in TRANSLOGIC 55 is basically the sum total of all the law enforcement community has learned about patrol cars to date. The Los Angeles Police Department is a powerhouse in the world of municipal policing; the organization has resources and programs other departments can only dream of. For example, they equip, modify and repair all their vehicles in-house. That includes service bays, a body shop, an electronics and communications divisio

752011 Chevrolet Caprice PPV Detective package details uncovered

2011 Chevrolet Caprice Delective Package – Click above for high-res gallery

83Charting the Five-Ohs: Next-gen Cop Car Comparo

It used to be that every full-line American automaker offered a version of its mainstream full-size sedan to make it appropriate for police duty. By the time 1996 rolled around, the Chevrolet Caprice, which was the last would-be competitor to the standard-setting Ford Crown Victoria, was discontinued, leaving the lucrative police market to the Blue Oval Boys.

142BREAKING: First images of Ford's new Taurus-based Police Interceptor revealed!

2012 Ford Police Interceptor – Click above for high-res image gallery

51REPORT: Lamborghini Gallardo cop car crashes in Italy thanks to careless driver

The Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia is a very capable police cruiser that just happens to also be an extremely desirable Italian exotic. How many police cruisers can go 200 mph while toting a vital organ in its specially made refrigerated storage? While Lambo and the Italian State Police thought of all kinds of neat amenities to make the LP560-4 the perfect cruiser, they neglected to install an idiot detection device and now they're paying the ultimate price.

36Fritz Henderson to Autoblog: Chevy Caprice is being looked at as "police application"

Ever since General Motors announced this spring that it was killing the Pontiac brand as part of its restructuring, fans of the Holden-developed G8 sedan have been clamoring to save it as a Chevrolet. After company officials repeatedly said over the past two months that no such thing would happen, Bob Lutz re-lit the fire last week in one of his first pronouncements after un-retiring. Lutz proclaimed that the G8 would indeed become a new Chevrolet Caprice.

59Make my day: Corvette ZR1 police car

var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Be_afraid_be_very_afraid_620_hp_Corvette_ZR1_police_car'; Bob Lutz has just posted a photochop on his GM Fastlane Blog of what the Corvette ZR1 could look like donning Michigan State Police livery. Bound to be the bane of speeders in the Wolverine state, the Corvette is sporting all the cop car traits necessary to scare the living Hell out of law breakers, including the prerequisite light bar, bumper guard (!) and spotlights. We, however, are particularly

102007 International Police Vehicle Design contest winners announced

Every year for the past 20, Law and Order magazine has held the International Police Vehicle Design contest, and this year's winners were just announced. As far as we can tell (this ain't a rag you can run down to your local Borders and buy), there are two categories for the competition, one for municipal police departments with less than 50 members and one for Federal or State agencies.

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