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1986 Severe Service Package Ford Mustang – CHiPs LX
1986 CHiPs Mustang

1986 Severe Service Package Ford Mustang – CHiPs LX

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 9, 2017 • views: 126

  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 […]

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Recent Articles #2

Boones Mill Police Chevy B4C Camaro
Boones Mill Police Chevy Camaro

Boones Mill Police Chevy B4C Camaro

Filed in Chevy Camaro by on May 9, 2017 • views: 113

Above is a photo of the 1998 Chevy Camaro B4C that spent 6-years with the Boones Mill Virginia Police Department. The Camaro and Police Chief Lynn Frith became famous for enforcing the speed limit on US 220 in Boones Mill Virginia. (Boones Mill Police Chief Lynn Frith with the 1998 Chevy Camaro) It’s on that […]

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Jorge Trevino’s 1991 SSP Mustang
Jorge Trevino's 1991 SSP Mustang

Jorge Trevino’s 1991 SSP Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 9, 2017 • views: 106

The Mustang SSP was a lightweight police car package based on the Mustang Fox-body and produced by Ford between 1982-1993. The car was meant to provide a speedier option for police departments in lieu of the full-size sedans on the market at the time. The SSP abbreviation means Special Service Package, a special Fox-body trim […]

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol IROC-Z Camaro
Ohio State Highway Patrol Camaro

The Ohio State Highway Patrol IROC-Z Camaro

Filed in Chevy Camaro by on May 9, 2017 • views: 159

  The first Chevy Camaro to come in to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s possession was actually a white Camaro that was confiscated as part of a drug seizure (circa 1990-1991). The car car didn’t see any duty patrolling the roads, and was purely a public relations vehicle (parades, etc). Not longer after, the Ohio […]

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The Michigan State Police Ford Mustang
Michigan State Police Ford Mustang

The Michigan State Police Ford Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 9, 2017 • views: 143

  This semi-retired ’92 Mustang SSP still serves an active role with the Michigan State Police In the more than 90 years of the MSP, tradition has infused its operations and public presence, perhaps no more visibly than the distinctive blue state police vehicles. Of course, the cars have changed with the times, but they’ve […]

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The West Virginia State Police Turnpike Camaro’s
West Virginia State Police Camaro

The West Virginia State Police Turnpike Camaro’s

Filed in Chevy Camaro by on May 9, 2017 • views: 74

In the late 1980’s, the West Virginia State Police were patrolling the West Virginia Turnpike with Chevy Camaro’s. I’m not sure how many were used, or for how long, so if you have any information, please submit more info and or photos by using the blue CONTACT button at the bottom right of the page. […]

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1982 Ford Mustang SSP – Highly Pursued
1982 SSP Mustang - Highly Pursued

1982 Ford Mustang SSP – Highly Pursued

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 8, 2017 • views: 77

  Imagine if you can, driving along California’s Pacific Coast Highway in your new Porsche 911. We’re talking 1982, so you’re cruising along at a pretty good clip knowing that the California Highway Patrol’s big Dodges are no match for your nimble sports car. Then imagine your surprise when your rearview mirror fills with the […]

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USAF SSP Mustang – Dragon Chaser views: 103

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: 192

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 […]