Police on electric vehicles are quickly becoming the new stereotype. Whether it's the Strathclyde Police or the NYPD riding Vectrix scooters or cops everywhere on Segways, we're seeing more and more departments justify battery-powered scooters for patrols. The latest addition is in Memphis, where police officers are cruising the sidewalks on T3 Series Personal Mobility Vehicles (see a high-res image of the T3 here). The T3s, which can go up to 20 mph, have so far been quite satisfactory, accordi
Visitors to the 2007 International Security Convention West show (ISC West) in Las Vegas had a chance to get up close and personal with the future of police patrol vehicles. On display was the new three-wheeled chariot from T3 Motion. Sort of a Segway with sirens, the T3 Series security model boasts a top speed of 18-25 mph. That should be good enough to catch a fleeing suspect, but the T3 will most likely show its benefit in keeping officers fresh for when they have to dismount and really start
Nothing says "to serve and protect" like a cop riding piggyback on R2-D2. T3 Motion has developed a three-wheeled competitor to the Segway, which it's currently marketing to law-enforcement agencies and those crazy cops from California were first in line.