Pontiac Trans Am

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Winthrop (Washington) Marshall 1977 Pontiac Trans Am
Winthrop Marshall Trans Am

Winthrop (Washington) Marshall 1977 Pontiac Trans Am

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on May 7, 2017 • views: 71

  The 1977 Pontiac Trans Am was brought to Winthrop Washington in 2005 by former Winthrop Marshall Chris Matson as a loan from the Tonasket Police Department. The car was donated by Tonasket citizens and completely restored by local businesses. For ten years, it was used by the D.A.R.E. Program for outreach events related to […]

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Alaska State Troopers Trans Am

Alaska State Troopers Pontiac Trans Ams

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on April 4, 2014 • views: 107

The Alaska State Troopers purchased three (nonpolice package) 1981 Firebird Trans Ams to enforce highway regulations, and discourage attempts to out run the law. Almost nothing is known about these cars at this time. The Alaska State Troopers have a Highway Patrol division that is known to have unmarked cars. These cars were probably used […]

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Catoosa County Sheriff Trans Am

Catoosa County Sheriff Trans Am

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on February 8, 2014 • views: 775

You can’t have a site dedicated to special service, and non-traditional police vehicles, and not mention the Catoosa County Sheriff Trans Am. The infamous Sheriff J. D. Stewart of Catoosa County Georgia  used Pontiac Trans Am’s at the end of the 1970’s. Sheriff Stewart was a man that appreciated and understood the importance of a […]

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U.S. Border Patrol Project Roadrunner

U.S. Border Patrol Project Roadrunner

Filed in Ford Mustang, Pontiac Trans Am by on January 21, 2014 • views: 88

In the early 90’s the US Border Patrol Tucson Sector had a program called Project Roadrunner. The purpose of the program was to reduce the number and length of pursuits using vehicles quicker than the traditional police cars at the time. The border patrol purchased a Chevy Z-28 Camaro, SSP Ford Mustang, and a Pontiac […]

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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: 62

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: 209

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 […]