La Habra police officer Jason Coleman issues a speeding citation using a e-citation machine on Monday.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

5 Things You Shouldn’t Say When You Get Pulled Over

Getting pulled over by a police officer is one of the most inconvenient and infuriating things that can happen while driving. And while it’s easy to lose your temper when you do get pulled over, especially when you’re not sure what you did wrong, it’s typically best to hide your emotions and comply with what …

Hyundai Nexo Police Car
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Hyundai Kona Electric Police Car?

Police forces around the world are increasingly looking at becoming greener. But, they also do not want to sacrifice requirements they already have to do so. So, in addition to adding solar panels to their buildings, and improving recycling programs, a lot of the world’s precincts are identifying their choice of squad cars as a possible …

1973 Tochigi Ford Mustang Mach 1 police car

To Protect and Drift: The Japanese Mustang Mach 1 Police Car

Cops have to match their wheels to their environment. In US cities, for a long time, that meant the ultra-durable Crown Vic. In more rural areas, that might mean a pickup truck or an SUV. For Dubai and its concentrated supercar population, that means other supercars. In Italy during the 1960s, police got Ferraris. You’d …

1962 Ferrari 250 GTE police car

Not Even the Dubai PD Owns This Classic Ferrari Police Car

Police cars come in all shapes and sizes. While the quintessential US cop car is the Ford Crown Victoria, police departments have used a variety of vehicles to fulfill their duties. Pickup trucks, Jeep Cherokees, and BMW M5s have all been brought in to protect and serve. The Dubai police’s fleet, though, includes high-end supercars …

1997 Jeep Cherokee Police Group 4x4
Trucks & SUVs

It’s Not Just Explorers: Police Used Jeep Cherokees Too

Back in the 60s, police cars weren’t terribly different from civilian ones. Today, though, the cops have access to specially-prepped trucks and SUVs. The F-150, Silverado, Explorer, and even (in the UK) Ranger Raptor have all been pressed and modified for police service. But, at times, ordinary citizens have been able to pick up ‘police …

1966 Dodge Coronet police car

Jay Leno Takes a Classic Police Car Out For a Joyride

Jay Leno’s first up-close experience with a police car wasn’t exactly ideal. That’s because he was being thrown into one on charges of vagrancy. Now, though, Leno is a well-known TV host, comedian, and car enthusiast. And although he often features new cars like the Porsche Taycan in his videos, he also has a passion …

Ford Crown Victoria used in Chicago as Police Interceptor models.

Why Mark Harmon’s Son Didn’t Want to Drive This Car

Mark Harmon is an Emmy-nominated actor who rose to fame in the ’80s on the TV show St. Elsewhere. He now plays Special Agent Leroy Gibbs on NCIS, a popular police drama on CBS. The show is currently in its 17th season. Perhaps it’s only fitting that Harmon drives a former police vehicle in real …

Ford Ranger Raptor European Police Car
Trucks & SUVs

How Police Use Pickup Trucks to Stay in Hot Pursuit

Police vehicles have to be at least as fast and tough as the vehicles being pursued. Places like Italy and Dubai use supercars to catch up to the fast and furious. US cops may not have Lamborghinis, but they have traded up from Crown Vics. While Dodge Chargers and Ford Explorers are commonly sighted, many …

Ford Explorer Carbon Monoxide Lawsuit Filed

A lawsuit has been filed by six Washington state troopers alleging their Ford Explorer SUVs made them sick due to carbon monoxide poisoning. The suit calls out 2014-2017 Police Interceptor Explorers. Saying Ford knew about the problem they say “Ford has recently issued an emission recall notice for all Ford Interceptor SUVs built between 2011-2018.” …