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  • Law Enforcement Agencies Unable To Return Military Vehicles
    Law Enforcement Agencies Unable To Return Military Vehicles

    The San Diego Unified School District police received a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle (MRAP) for free through a Defense Department Program in April. The police agency now wants the equipment, and the PR nightma......

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  • Maserati Patrol Car Raises Police Suspicions
    Maserati Patrol Car Raises Police Suspicions

    Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis.So when a patrolman in Braintree, Massachusetts, spotted a Maserati resembling a police cruiser over the weekend, he pulled it over.Deputy Chief Wayne Fost......

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  • Deputy Fired For Letting Drunk Pals Heckle Public In Patrol Car
    Deputy Fired For Letting Drunk Pals Heckle Public In Patrol Car

    A police officer took a pair of drunken friends on a cruise through a major bar district and made the spectacularly poor decision of handing over his patrol car's PA mic to one of his intoxicated passengers. The incident......

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  • Dubai Police Drive The World's Fastest Police Car
    Dubai Police Drive The World's Fastest Police Car

    For Dubai Police, going from 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds is just another day at the office.The news site Vocative scored a sneak peak inside the Dubai Police force's stable. Even in a city known for its outrageous wealth and ......

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  • LAPD Apologizes For Tampering With Patrol Car Recording Equipment
    LAPD Apologizes For Tampering With Patrol Car Recording Equipment

    Perhaps you've heard this line from a police officer or some other person of authority, "If you haven't done anything wrong, what do you have to hide?" That would probably be one of the many questions being asked by the ......

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  • Ford Explorer Cop Car Is Best Selling Cruiser In America
    Ford Explorer Cop Car Is Best Selling Cruiser In America

    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 co......

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  • LAPD Adds Lamborghini Gallardo To Fleet
    LAPD Adds Lamborghini Gallardo To Fleet

    A Lamborghini Gallardo decked out in an authoritative black-and-white custom wrap rolled into the Los Angeles Police Department's garage Tuesday.The supercar was a gift from Nathalie and Travis Marg, proprietors of telec......

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  • Police Allegedly Stole From Immigrants During New York Traffic Stops
    Police Allegedly Stole From Immigrants During New York Traffic Stops

    At least a dozen Latin immigrants say they were robbed by police officers during traffic stops in one New York town.The complaints all sound similar. Drivers were told to look the other way while police officers rifled t......

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  • Boston May Use GPS To Track Police Cars
    Boston May Use GPS To Track Police Cars

    Contract negotiations between the Boston Police union and the city has resulted in an interesting development: The pending use of GPS tracking devices on police vehicles. The decision has sparked a heated debate, with of......

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  • Carbon Motors Police Supercar Goes To Auction
    Carbon Motors Police Supercar Goes To Auction

    The only Carbon Motors police pursuit vehicle ever built will go to the auction block in January. The proceeds will go to the liquidated company's creditors according to USA Today.The E-7 was to be the first purpose-buil......

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  • Police Skip Chasing Criminals With New Tracking Technology
    Police Skip Chasing Criminals With New Tracking Technology

    Police officers in Iowa are using cutting-edge technology to cut down on risky high-speed chases. Cruisers are being outfitted with high-powered cannons that shoot tracking devices at the cars of fleeing suspects.The tec......

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  • Pennsylvania Trooper Named 'International Officer Of The Year'
    Pennsylvania Trooper Named 'International Officer Of The Year'

    A state trooper in Pennsylvania earned the highest award in law enforcement ten months after he helped end a gunman's murderous rampage.The award came after Trooper Timothy Strohmeyer helped stop a an unemployed trucker ......

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  • Detroit's New Police Cruisers Unsafe, According To Report
    Detroit's New Police Cruisers Unsafe, According To Report

    This past summer, leaders in Detroit's business community donated 100 police cars and 23 desperately needed ambulances to the beleaguered city. Now that the parades and speeches are over, gratitude is turning to frustrat......

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  • Police Are Hitting The Roads In Today's Newest And Baddest Cop Cars
    Police Are Hitting The Roads In Today's Newest And Baddest Cop Cars

    We've compiled a gallery of a few of the baddest police vehicles around today. You'll be better served to not try outrunning any of these. You probably won't stand a chance....

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  • Woman Steals Dodge Charger Cop Car
    Woman Steals Dodge Charger Cop Car

    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 cruiser, north of LIn......

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  • How A Suitcase Could Help End Police Chases
    How A Suitcase Could Help End Police Chases

    The long arm of John Law just got a little longer.In an effort to protect police officers from fleeing suspects, a technology company has developed a device that could soon replace traditional spike strips that are sprea......

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  • Caught On Cam: Escaped Suspect Strikes Police Officer With Stolen Cruiser
    Caught On Cam: Escaped Suspect Strikes Police Officer With Stolen Cruiser

    An incident that started as a tequila-fueled home burglary turned into a dramatic – and deadly – situation that involved a stolen police cruiser, an officer hit by a car and a fatal shooting.Daniel Brawley, 2......

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  • Car Thieves Drive Wrong Way Down Busy Highway
    Car Thieves Drive Wrong Way Down Busy Highway

    Three alleged car thieves. Two smashed police cars. One wrong-way chase. And amazingly, zero injuries or deaths.That's how a high-speed car chase played out in Stockton, California, on Saturday. Dozens of people were end......

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  • New Slick High-Tech Cop Cars To Be Built in Indiana
    New Slick High-Tech Cop Cars To Be Built in Indiana

    A company planning to build high-tech police cars in a vacant eastern Indiana auto parts factory says it has a second vehicle that it plans to produce in the Hoosier state.Carbon Motors Corp. on Monday announced it will ......

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  • Police Car Dashcam Captures Dramatic Head-On Collision
    Police Car Dashcam Captures Dramatic Head-On Collision

    A police officer in Augusta, Wisconsin survived a harrowing car accident that could have been far worse, had he returned to his patrol car only a few seconds later.A dashcam in the parked cruiser captured the dramatic cr......

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