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    Report: Ponch Approved? California chooses Ford Explorer Police Interceptor as next patrol car
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    How many cops does it take to choose a new police car? In California, the answer is four. But this is also a trick question, because the California Highway Patrol didn't choose a car to replace its aging Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors – it chose an SUV. That's right, Cali 5-0 will ...

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    Official: Dodge introduces Durango Special Service model for police and fire
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    The Dodge Charger has already done a fine job ingratiating itself with our nation's police forces, and with Ford's Crown Victoria finally off the beat, Chrysler is understandably keen to gain a bigger share of the law enforcement pie. Enter the 2012 Durango Special Service. Available in both ...

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    Official: Ford Police Interceptor line gets official EPA fuel economy ratings
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    Police forces didn't care much about fuel economy back in the early days of the Ford Crown Victoria, but these days, efficiency is front and center for cash-strapped municipalities. The cost of fuel keeps rising and cities continue to cut their budgets, so one or two miles per gallon might make ...

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    Report: Ford Taurus and Explorer Police Interceptor production begins
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    Ford has begun producing the company's two new Police Interceptor models. According to Ward's Auto, both the Taurus and Explorer-based cruisers are rolling off of the line at the automaker's Chicago Assembly Plant. All told, the sedan variant has accounted for around 60 percent of orders so far. ...

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    Official: Nearly 10,000 Dodge Charger police cars recalled
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    With the era of Ford's dominant Crown Victoria finally drawing to a close, automakers are working harder than ever to court law enforcement with more modern police cruisers. Key among their tactics? Facilitate easier fleet ordering by making common police equipment upgrades available from the car ...

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    Report: Why haven't you seen many new Chevy Caprice police cars? GM delays.
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    The sun has long since set on the Ford Crown Victoria and the big sedan's Police Interceptor variants, but many parts of the country still haven't seen the next-generation of pursuit vehicles take to the street. In the case of the Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle, that's because General ...

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    Video: When your country floats on oil, your police drive only Porsches
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    Qatar's police force has a sizable fleet of Porsche Panamera and Cayenne patrol vehicles at its disposal. How is this? Well, Qatar has lots of oil, for starters, so there's that income. The emirate also holds a 17 percent stake of preferential shares in the Volkswagen Group. So, it's not ...

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    Video: Police dash cam catches tree attacking cruiser
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    Law enforcement officers face perils most of us never have to worry ourselves with. Between irate drivers, armed criminals and the tangle that is the U.S. justice system, it's a wonder anyone willingly volunteers to protect and serve. Still, we doubt many officers have had to face off against an ...

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    Report: Georgia police car accidentally sold on Craigslist
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    We're not strangers to the allure of Craigslist. The classified ad site is our go-to distraction when it comes time to contemplate our next project vehicle, and we've been tempted by the occasional decommissioned Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor more often than we care to admit. As one ...

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    Official: Ram Special Services Police Truck gives the Five-O a 5.7
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    Law enforcement agencies may now sink their teeth into a specially prepared version of the Ram pickup truck. The Special Services Police Truck is built to take the abuse that only police officers can throw at a vehicle with additional door supports to handle the weight of optional ballistic ...

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    Video: 2012 Nissan GT-R is the scariest police car ever
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    An unnamed Northern Virginia police agency has apparently scored itself a Nissan GT-R to use as a pursuit vehicle. Call it the last of the V6 Interceptors. A company by the name of EVI Corporation spends its days outfitting law enforcement vehicles with all of the necessary electronics to track ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Chevrolet Caprice PPV
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    Anything But A Trivial Pursuit There's something inherently satisfying about using a blunt force object for its exact purpose, be it ripping the cover off a baseball with a Louisville Slugger or bonking one of those animatronic pop-up varmints with a rubber mallet at the local arcade. At the ...

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    Dodge Charger Pursuit claims its victories in Michigan State Police tests
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    The Big Three are finally done one-upping each other in this year's Michigan State Police vehicle evaluations, with the 2012 Dodge Charger Pursuit V8 laying down some heady numbers on the test track. The Charger emerged with the fastest lap time ever recorded in the Michigan State Police test's ...

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    Official: Ford Police Interceptors earn official pursuit ratings
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    The Michigan State Police have officially graced the Ford Police Interceptor line with a Pursuit-Rated designation after a volley of tests. Both the Interceptor Sedan and Utility withstood the organization's battery of 0-60, braking and handling evaluations over a period of two days. And, the ...

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    Official: Mopar's Dodge Charger Pursuit police car says "Respect Mah Authoritah!"
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    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 ...

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    What the fashionable detective will be driving this fall
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    Anybody can buy a cop car. The roadway is littered with clapped-out Chevrolet Caprice cruisers that cause motorists to instinctively to slam on the brakes while the driver rolls smugly on by. Not everybody can pick up a brand-new 2011 Chevrolet Caprice cop car, however, but a few dealers ...

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    Video: Beatboxing cop car can pull you over by way of a song
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    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. A new challenger has arrived to take on the kings of vocal ...

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    Confirmed: PSA: First batch of 2012 Chevy Caprice police cars hitting the streets
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    2011 Chevrolet Caprice PPV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Do you own a fast car? Does your inner conscience often lose control of your right foot? If so, dear speeder, we have an important Public Service Announcement you'll be keenly interested in: The first batch of ...

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    Report: Chrysler replaces Dodge Charger police car after 'suspicious' fire
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    Chrysler has agreed to replace a Dodge Charger Pursuit and all of the police gear inside for free after the vehicle mysteriously burnt to the ground. As you may recall, a Curry County, Oregon sheriff's deputy saw his new cruiser (which had 6,000 miles on it) go crispy after stopping to assist in ...

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    Report: LA Sheriff's Department tests new police cruisers, compiles findings in 174-page report
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    Curious about the latest crop of cop cars? The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department – which undoubtedly has good reason to be interested in such machines – has released a bit of data to help clue you in on the newest cruisers. California's Boys in Blue put 15 vehicles through rigorous ...

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