Compared to GM or Chrysler models adapted for police use, the Ford Police Interceptor has a neat trick up its sleeve called Surveillance Mode.READ FULL ARTICLE
Award-winning surveillance mode – available on Ford Police Interceptor – was developed to warn law enforcement officers of unexpected approaches from behind the vehicle.READ FULL ARTICLE
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"The deputies are very excited about the new cars. It’s a little bigger car with a little more room. These should prove to be a more comfortable car."READ FULL ARTICLE
Sixty San Bernardino County sheriff’s patrol deputies will be stepping out of sedans and into roomy, bullet-proof SUVs starting in May.READ FULL ARTICLE
In just two years, Ford has revolutionized the police vehicle market by equipping many of its Police Interceptor lineup with standard all-wheel drive, which works full-time for greater mobility and security; adding more fuel-efficient EcoBoost® engines; and introducing two new body styles.READ FULL ARTICLE
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Consider them repeat defenders: For the third year in a row, Ford’s Police Interceptor sedan and utility vehicle were the fastest entries in testing by the Los Angeles Sheriff Department (LASD).READ FULL ARTICLE
The new turbocharged Ford Taurus modified into its Police Interceptor sedan proved faster than Chevrolet Caprice V-8 and Dodge Charger with a Hemi V-8 in tests by the Michigan State Police, according to Ford.READ FULL ARTICLE
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Speeders beware, the police are going to be getting quite a bit faster. Ford has just announced that it will be offering its 3.5-liter, twin-turbocharged, EcoBoost V6 in the Explorer Police Interceptor.READ FULL ARTICLE
The perception and experience among many of us of law enforcement officers are nanny killjoys writing us up for rolling through stop signs or driving 10 mph over the limit.READ FULL ARTICLE
Corporal Ward says that TPD spent more than a year testing different vehicles to decide one which model worked best for officers.READ FULL ARTICLE
Some of the Dodge Chargers the city bought last year for the police department, are “rusting early” along the frame and either side of the engine.READ FULL ARTICLE
The Lawrence Police Department's new Ford Interceptors did well in their first snowstorm, police said Thursday.READ FULL ARTICLE
The company told Jalopnik this morning that monthly orders averaged 1,535 cars per month last year, which jumped to 3,000 in January. They now have orders and contracts with agencies in all 50 states, and interestingly enough, the ratio of orders for sedans and SUVs is about 50/50.READ FULL ARTICLE
The city has purchased nine new Ford Police Interceptors, based on the Ford Explorer model, for $333,705 -- a step toward replacing the current fleet of 10 Dodge Chargers at the police department.READ FULL ARTICLE
One thing I learned long ago was that people are fascinated with police cars. Every time I have an article in our free weekly newsletter about police cruisers, it is very popular. When I got the chance to review a fully-functional 2013 Ford Interceptor, I jumped on it.READ FULL ARTICLE
Two months after hitting Augusta streets, the new Ford Police Interceptors have caused few complaints.READ FULL ARTICLE
The shopping mall chase scene in “The Blues Brothers” might be a little boring if the cops had been driving Ford’s new 2013 Police Interceptors in pursuit of Jake and Elwood.READ FULL ARTICLE
Seven years to the day that Hurricane Katrina and levee failures caused devastation on the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Isaac pummeled the Mississippi coast, unleashing a fury of rainfall on southern Louisiana.READ FULL ARTICLE
Ford’s new Police Interceptor sedan and utility vehicle were best-in-class at this year’s series of performance tests conducted by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD).READ FULL ARTICLE
Ford once again took several honors in the Michigan State Police’s annual cop-car testing regimen.READ FULL ARTICLE
After weighing the options and going out to bid, Norwich Police Department said the Ford Taurus Police Interceptor fit the bill for the department’s needs.READ FULL ARTICLE
Northfield Village residents may have noticed a new police car patrolling the streets recently that is unlike any they are used to.READ FULL ARTICLE
Thanks to the folks at Ford and their Go Further event this past week, I was able to engage in multiple hot pursuits along a closed course filled with police-related obstacles represented by an army of orange cones.READ FULL ARTICLE
Police are excited for a return to the classic black and white motif of past police cars, but that doesn’t mean the department’s newest wheels are going to look like anything the town has had before.READ FULL ARTICLE
There is a changing of the guard happening in police cars opening up the market to law enforcement who have a broad menu of "interceptors" to choose from.READ FULL ARTICLE
Master deputy John Gernert found out recently that seniority has its privileges. The 22-year veteran of the Marion County Sheriff's Office got the first new patrol car purchased by the agency in nearly three years.READ FULL ARTICLE
Ford has announced a Special Service Vehicle (SSV) package for America’s best-selling vehicle, targeted at police, fire, emergency and commercial fleet customers.READ FULL ARTICLE
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According to Motor Trend, the Ford Police Interceptor Utility out-performed the Chevolet Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle in testing by the L.A. County Sheriff's Office and the Michigan State Police.READ FULL ARTICLE
Ford is soon to swap out the NYPD's Crown Victoria, long a police workhorse, with their new Interceptor, which they say will save $20,000,000 on gas per year for the department, among other benefits.READ FULL ARTICLE
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Ford has begun producing the company's two new Police Interceptor models. According to Ward's Auto, both the Taurus and Explorer-based cruisers are rolling off of the line at the automaker's Chicago Assembly Plant. All told, the sedan variant has accounted for around 60 percent of orders so far.READ FULL ARTICLE
Six-cylinder vs. Hemi V-8: How fast is fast? You might be surprised by the results of a 0-60 mph shootout.READ FULL ARTICLE
The detail-oriented people at the Michigan State Police have released the results of their 2012 model-year shakedown testing of this year’s police cars, and there’s one important thing to know: with the death of the old Ford Police Interceptor, the fight for market share among the American Big Three is on. Looking at the test results, it might be more of a fight than ever before.READ FULL ARTICLE
Torquenews.com, January 14, 2011
The police car segment has been heating up with each of the Detroit Big 3 offering up new cop cars but only Ford Motor Company used the 2011 Detroit Auto Show to feature their new models – as Ford brought out a new Explorer and a pair of police-purposed Taurus SHO sedans to show off their Police Interceptor lineup.READ FULL ARTICLE
Ford has long been known as the maker of the most popular police vehicle in America - the famousREAD FULL ARTICLE
Crown Victoria. Ford's new police car is a 3.5 V6 EcoBoost-powered sedan that actually outperforms the old V8 Crown Victoria with 20% better fuel economy.
The battle for law enforcement domination rages onREAD FULL ARTICLE
The battle for the garages of the US law enforcement agencies is on, with Ford, Chevrolet and Dodge bumping heads to impress the brass with the order books. Apparently, Ford is a notch aheadREAD FULL ARTICLE
compared to its competition, as least as far as speed and acceleration are concerned.
Ford may finally be pulling the plug on the Crown Vic, but the company is launching what it hopes to be a new king of the cops car to take its place: The purpose-built 2011 Ford Police Interceptor.READ FULL ARTICLE
It's Also More Powerful and Has Optional All-Wheel Drive.READ FULL ARTICLE
On Friday, Ford unveiled its new purpose-built Police Interceptor car. It has a bunch of useful features for law-enforcement agencies, including better safety characteristics.