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Minnesota State Patrol SSP Mustang
Minnesota State Patrol SSP Mustang

Minnesota State Patrol SSP Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on January 6, 2018 • views: 92

Minnesota law required that Minnesota State Patrol cars be maroon, but specially marked patrol cars could be any color, and were required to have the Patrols emblem on the right (passenger) door only. This SSP Ford Mustang was one of twenty original Mustangs purchased, and only one of four that was Shadow Blue Metallic. You […]

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Kansas Highway Patrol 1992 SSP Mustang
Kansas Highway Patrol SSP Mustang

Kansas Highway Patrol 1992 SSP Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on October 27, 2017 • views: 525

Being a SSP Mustang enthusiast that grew up in Kansas City, Aaron has always wanted a Kansas Highway Patrol SSP Mustang. He finally got that chance when a former Kansas Highway Patrol 1992 SSP Mustang showed up for sale. Aaron purchased the car and quickly began disassembling it for restoration. Having access to a lift […]

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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: 397

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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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: 1113

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: 1057

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: 846

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

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

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 9, 2017 • views: 1082

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 […]

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Ohio State Highway Patrol 2013 Camaro views: 88

The Patrol will use this 2013 Chevrolet Camaro as a show car at fairs, displays and speech details after it was forfeited to the state of Ohio this summer. A Trooper stopped the vehicle on June 2, 2015, for a speed violation on I-75 in Wood County. A strong odor of raw marijuana led to a […]

El Dorado County Sheriff Jeep’s views: 185

The Rubicon Trail is a 22-mile-long route, part road and part 4×4 trail, located in the Sierra Nevada of the western United States, due west of Lake Tahoe and about 80 miles east of Sacramento. The Rubicon Trail is legendary with off-road enthusiasts, and Jeep even named one of their models after it. Thousands of […]

NYPD Ford Fusion Police Car views: 618

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? […]

1993 Nevada Highway Patrol Ramcharger views: 535

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 […]