Recent Articles #1

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: 496

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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Recent Articles #2

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: 861

  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: 734

  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: 425

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: 374

  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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Frisco Texas SSP Mustang
Frisco Texas SSP Mustang

Frisco Texas SSP Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 8, 2017 • views: 889

The Frisco Police Department (FPD) was established in 1965 to service what, at the time, was a very small farming community. Since that time, the city and its Police Department has grown tremendously. Their patrol cars have went through many changes during that time as well. One of FPD’s most unique patrol cars was a […]

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The 1985 Pennsylvania State Police Mustang
1985 Pennsylvania State Police Mustang

The 1985 Pennsylvania State Police Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 8, 2017 • views: 412

  (PSP 1985 SSP Mustang owned by Fred Johnson) The Investigation: In 2011, I made contact with a SSP Mustang enthusiast that owns the 1985 Mustang shown above. The vehicle is claimed to be a 1985 SSP Mustang owned by the Pennsylvania State Police, and the owner claims to have a file of information he […]

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El Dorado County Sheriff Jeep’s views: 18

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 […]

Kansas Highway Patrol 1992 SSP Mustang views: 265

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 […]

FHP Unmarked SSP Mustang views: 250

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 […]

NYPD Ford Fusion Police Car views: 359

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? […]