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FHP Unmarked SSP Mustang
FHP Unmarked SSP Mustang

FHP Unmarked SSP Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on September 15, 2017 • views: 143

Just because you want to own and drive a SSP Mustang the way it was used in service, doesn’t mean you have to drive a ‘marked’ one. There are agencies out there that used the Mustangs as both marked, and unmarked patrol vehicles. Case in point is this 1992 calypso green Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) SSP […]

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Recent Articles #2

NYPD Ford Fusion Police Car
NYPD Ford Fusion Police Car

NYPD Ford Fusion Police Car

Filed in Ford Fusion by on August 30, 2017 • views: 223

I’m sure you’re use to seeing patrol cars on this site from the 1980’s – 1990’s, so I thought I would throw you a curve ball. This is the NYPD (New York Police Department) 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid. It is not a police package or special service package car. So why does NYPD use them? […]

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1993 Nevada Highway Patrol Ramcharger
1993 Nevada Highway Patrol Ramcharger

1993 Nevada Highway Patrol Ramcharger

Filed in Dodge Ramcharger by on August 29, 2017 • views: 211

This beautiful 1993 Nevada Highway Patrol Ramcharger is owned by ‘MoparMike23’. Mike is well known not only in the MOPAR community, but in the police car restoration community as well (NHPcars.com). Mike first saw the Ramcharger parked in the Nevada Highway Patrol’s storage lot in 2005. It had front end damage from a 1997 collision with […]

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USAF SSP Mustang – Dragon Chaser
USAF SSP Mustang - Dragon Chaser

USAF SSP Mustang – Dragon Chaser

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 17, 2017 • views: 763

Riding a wingspan roughly as wide as a 10-story building is high, the U-2 pilot, insulated in a full pressurized flight suit and astronaut-like helmet, grips the stick and makes a final check on his alignment with the runway. The Lockheed spyplane is in the final seconds of a long, high-altitude recon mission overflying volatile […]

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1982 – The Start of The Police Mustangs
1982 - Start of The Police Mustangs

1982 – The Start of The Police Mustangs

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 16, 2017 • views: 746

Ford ‘officially’ offered the Special Service Package Mustang to law enforcement agencies from 1983-1993. However, the introduction of the Special Service Package Mustang actually began in 1982. 1982 – California Highway Patrol: The California Highway Patrol (CHP) was looking for a vehicle that could meet it’s performance needs. These demands were so serious, that it […]

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Hot Pursuit – Riding Shotgun With The CHP
Riding Shotgun With The CHP

Hot Pursuit – Riding Shotgun With The CHP

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 15, 2017 • views: 590

Officer Garrett appreciates a fast car-like his CHP Mustang, which is one of the few left in CHP’s fleet. “Don’t let them kill you on some dirty freeway.” This is the last sentence of a 5-paragraph survival creed that I read more than 7 hours ago in the briefing room in the Altadena California Highway […]

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Boones Mill Virginia Police Pontiac GTO
Boones Mill Virginia Police GTO

Boones Mill Virginia Police Pontiac GTO

Filed in Pontiac GTO by on May 9, 2017 • views: 835

Photos of this phantom black 2004 Pontiac GTO have been posted on line and mistakenly referred to as a Virginia State Police (VSP) car. But a quick look at the officer in the photo above reveals that he’s in a dark blue uniform with a yellow stripe going down the pant legs. Virginia State Troopers […]

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Houston Texas Police 2011 Chevy Camaro’s views: 787

  Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. today (November 1, 2011) were joined by Houston Texans player Mario Williams to unveil the Pro Bowl linebacker’s donation of five Chevrolet Camaros to Houston Police’s Traffic Enforcement Division. These new traffic enforcement vehicles will be outfitted to run radar, and have low […]

Restoring A Texas DPS (M6-307) 1986 SSP Ford Mustang views: 813

In 2009, this Texas DPS 1986 SSP Ford Mustang was purchased from another SSP Mustang collector. The car needed everything, but it was solid and straight. The car had lived a very rough life. It was sold from the DPS auction, and at some point ended up abandoned at a storage unit only about 2 […]

Kentucky State Police (KSP) Chevy Camaro views: 543

  Posted: Wednesday, July 31, 2002 By: Stacey McCaslin Start your engines, the Kentucky State Police have a new ride that’s going to be a booger to outrun. Troopers Brent White and Jason Kirk of the Kentucky State Police’s Post 2 will be behind the wheel of a high-performance 2002 Chevrolet Camaro, each taking turns […]

1986 Severe Service Package Ford Mustang – CHiPs LX views: 554

  What would Ponch and Jon think about Phil Sanchez’s ’86 CHP SSP Mustang? For one thing, the Mustang coupe would’ve gotten Ponch and Jon out of the rain–on the rare occasion rain falls in Los Angeles. For another, they would’ve appreciated the performance from the Special Service Package–a 5.0L high-output V-8, five-speed transmission, 3.08:1 […]