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    Report: Ford Explorer is America's new favorite police car
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    There is a new vehicle that you should keep an eye out for when you're going a little too fast down the Interstate. 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. Ford ...

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    Video: Driver smashes police car after 109-mph chase
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    A high-speed chase involving an allegedly drunk driver ended in a rather scary crash on Highway 41 in Milwaukee, WI in the wee hours of Monday morning. The driver of the Ford Taurus, 40-year-old Kevin Hutchins, hit speeds of up to 109 miles per hour, with three police cars in pursuit. It looks ...

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    Video: Jay Leno sees how the other half lives with CHP cop cars new and old
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    Comedian Jay Leno is changing gears from driving fast cars to checking out some of the police cruisers that regularly chase down and dish out punishment to those fast cars. In this episode of Jay Leno's Garage, we get the lowdown on the modifications made to the Ford Explorer for the Interceptor ...

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    Report: Carbon Motors officially files for bankruptcy, lawsuits follow
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    So much for Carbon Motors. The would-be police pursuit vehicle manufacturer has officially filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy (read: liquidation) according to the Indianapolis Business Journal. The company officially lists its liabilities at $21.7 million and its assets at a mere $18,976, including ...

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    Report: MN cops in trouble for drag racing squad cars on airport runway
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    Recently the Caledonia, Minn. Police Department took delivery of a new Ford Crown Victoria (curiously, CV production ended in September of 2011) police cruiser. This got the attention of not only the local criminals, but it apparently piqued the interest of the Houston County Sheriff's ...

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    Video: VT farmer goes on rampage, crushes 7 police vehicles with tractor [w/video]
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    As you can see from the screenshot above, the Orleans County Sheriff's Department in Vermont did not have a good Thursday. At 12:40 pm yesterday, they received a 911 call that a tractor was running over police cruisers. The location of the crime? Their very own sheriff's barracks! The man behind ...

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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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    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: 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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    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: Ford Taurus Police Interceptor to hit streets with 2013 updates
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    2013 Ford Taurus and 2012 Taurus Police Interceptor – Click either image for high-res gallery
    The Ford Crown Victoria has been such a valuable asset to police agencies around the U.S. that some municipalities have gone as far as to order extras. The reason? The Crown Vic will be retired at ...

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    Official MSP Numbers: Chevy Caprice is quickest, fastest police car... barely
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    2011 Chevrolet Caprice PPV -– Click above for high-res image gallery
    The numbers are in, folks. This year's Michigan State Police Vehicle Evaluation pitted Ford's Jurassic Crown Victoria Police Interceptor (the new Taurus-based Police Interceptor was reportedly on hand, but its numbers ...

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    Chevy Caprice outperforms Ford and Dodge police cars in official test... or does it?
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    2011 Chevrolet Caprice PPV -– Click above for high-res image gallery
    The police vehicle market is flush with new iron from all quarters, making the results of this year's Michigan State Police Vehicle Evaluation hotly anticipated. Ford brought its new Taurus-based Police Interceptor, ...

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

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    Chicago 2010: Chevrolet rolls out Caprice Police Car
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    Chevrolet Caprice PPV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Late last year, General Motors announced that it would build a Zeta-based Police Car for North American duty. Though there was already a perfectly good Pontiac G8 available before GM decided to shutter the brand, this Zeta would ...

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    Chicago 2010: Even civil servants appreciate a nice ride
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    Work vehicles at Chicago Auto Show – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to one of Chicago's most famous poets, Carl Sandburg, it's the City of the Broad Shoulders. There has been some debate about exactly what he meant by that, but we'd like to think it has something to do ...

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

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    STUDY: UK police officers confuse diesel and gas pumps four times a day, cost taxpayers £1 million
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    British police have an expensive problem. It's not crime and it isn't corruption, it's much worse. The £1 million problem is stupidity. Over the course of three years, UK cops have on 4,709 occasions put the wrong fuel in their police cruisers. That's an average of four cars damaged per day, ...

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    Italian State Police receive new Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia
    It's generally never a good idea to try and outrun the the local constabulary, but that would be particularly true if you happen to be in Italy within the jurisdiction of Prefect Antonio Manganelli. Manganelli heads up ...

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    Carbon Motors releases first video of E7 cop car and in-car gadgets
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    Law enforcement officers have more reasons to be excited with Carbon Motors' release of a few more images and a video of its purpose-built Police car. The E7, as it is currently known, looks to be much more capable than the thousands of Crown Vics, Impalas and Chargers currently roaming our streets ...

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