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Culver City Council Seeks Approval to Join South Bay Regional Public Communications Authority

The Culver City Council seeks approval of a five-year contract with the South Bay Regional Public Communications Authority (SBRPCA) to provide emergency dispatch, vehicle build and radio maintenance services to the Culver City Police and Fire Departments. Should the City Council approve the proposal, … Continue reading

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Carmakers in Hot Pursuit of Fleet Sales to Law Enforcement Agencies

Fleet sales are an important part of U.S. automakers’ bottom lines, and none have more cachet or higher visibility than a contract with a law enforcement agency. In addition to producing a reliable source of revenue, being chosen by a … 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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CHP Mobile Command Center Communicates Every Which Way But Smoke Signal

There’s a lot that can go wrong on California’s 15,181 miles of highway. When major catastrophes strike and an immediate, large-scale, coordinated response from multiple agencies is needed, the California Highway Patrol calls on its fleet of Incident Command Vehicles—the … Continue reading

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LAPD Uses Bait Cars to Target San Fernando Valley Thieves

His friend was urging him to get into the car, but Victor A. Vasquez had a bad feeling about it. Just minutes before, Vasquez’s buddy had seen a man in dark sunglasses and baggy clothes park the Toyota Camry along … Continue reading

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