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LAPD to Begin Using the World’s First ‘Pursuit-Rated’ Hybrid Patrol Car

  Ford Motor Co. has unveiled the world’s first “pursuit-rated” hybrid police car and the Los Angeles Police Department may be among the first agencies to have one. Chief Charlie Beck and LAPD officers were expected to help introduce the … Continue reading

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L.A. Times Article on CHP Vehicles

  For three decades, the California Highway Patrol has used the Ford Crown Victoria sedan as its primary patrol vehicle. In 2013, the CHP switched to Ford’s Explorer-based Police Interceptor Utility. The “PUV” sports new safety and handling features and … Continue reading

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Video: California Highway Patrol Cars on Jay Leno’s Garage

CHP Captain Matt Guthrie and former commissioner Spike Helmick stop by Jay Leno’s Garage with five of the finest cop cars of the last 40 years – and the brand new Ford Explorer that will be hitting California highways soon. … Continue reading

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Ford Police Interceptor Utility is CHP’s Next Cruiser

With the legendary Ford Crown Victoria-based Police Interceptor no longer in production, it’s no surprise that the California Highway Patrol (CHP) has been searching for an all-new vehicle to replenish its fleet. What is surprising is the vehicle the CHP … Continue reading

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