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California Highway Patrol AMC Eagle
California Highway Patrol AMC Eagle

California Highway Patrol AMC Eagle

Filed in AMC by on May 7, 2017 • views: 143

  One of the most unlikely vehicles you’ll find in the history of the California Highway Patrol is the AMC Eagle. The Eagle wasn’t a special service or police package vehicle, but it was definitely non-traditional. AMC (American Motors Corporation) built the AMC Eagle from 1980-1988. The Eagle was based off of the AMC Concord, […]

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Recent Articles #2

Alabama DPS Javelin

Alabama DPS Javelin – The Original Pony Police Car

Filed in AMC by on January 3, 2014 0 Comments • views: 76

Before the Camaro and Mustang pony cars were ever used for Police duty, another pony car had already left its mark patrolling the highways. In 1971, the Alabama Department of Public Safety received (2) AMC Javelins on loan from Reinhardt AMC of Montgomery, Alabama. The cars were a a 1971 Javelin SST with a 304-2v […]

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USAF SSP Mustang – Dragon Chaser views: 104

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 […]

1982 – The Start of The Police Mustangs views: 193

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 […]

Hot Pursuit – Riding Shotgun With The CHP views: 61

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 […]

Boones Mill Virginia Police Pontiac GTO views: 208

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 […]