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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: 1073

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: 524

  (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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Utah Highway Patrol – The Mustang Years
Utah Highway Patrol - The Mustang Years

Utah Highway Patrol – The Mustang Years

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 8, 2017 • views: 277

In July 1985, the Patrol added 25 Ford Mustangs to the fleet. The 302 cubic-inch V8, four-barrel, high performance engine produced 210 horsepower. Coupled with a five speed manual transmission, the Mustang could go from zero to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds and had a top speed of 135 mph. While administration was impressed by […]

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1993 Ford Mustang LX SSP – The Full Mountie – 93 SSP LX
RCMP SSP Mustang

1993 Ford Mustang LX SSP – The Full Mountie – 93 SSP LX

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 8, 2017 • views: 373

  Stripped Of Official Bureaucracy, This SSP LX Finally Lets Loose Many of you know that, from 1982 through 1993, Ford manufactured a 5.0 notchback mainly for police or other “official” use, known as the Special Service Package. Some of you no doubt will have gained said knowledge firsthand-the hard way. This unique aspect of […]

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Kentucky State Police 1985 SSP Ford Mustang Restoration
Kentucky State Police 1985 SSP Mustang

Kentucky State Police 1985 SSP Ford Mustang Restoration

Filed in Ford Mustang by on May 8, 2017 • views: 1079

  As a Mustang enthusiast, Tip Smith saw this Kentucky State Police Mustang patrolling the roads when he was younger, and was even stopped by it once in his Mustang GT. As he got older, he just had to have it. He finally located the car in 2000, and set out to do a complete […]

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Georgia State Patrol Ford Bronco II
Georgia State Patrol Ford Bronco II

Georgia State Patrol Ford Bronco II

Filed in Ford Bronco by on May 7, 2017 • views: 476

This photo of a Georgia State Patrol (GSP) Ford Bronco II surfaced in an internet search, and the quest to find more information has been slow. In December 2013 Bobby Edwards (kapracing) got information on every GSP bought between 1983 and 1991. Knowing U14 was a VIN code for the Bronco II, Bobby was able […]

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Texas Highway Patrol 2013 Dodge Challenger
Texas Highway Patrol Dodge Challenger

Texas Highway Patrol 2013 Dodge Challenger

Filed in Dodge Challenger by on May 7, 2017 • views: 1130

The Texas Department of Public Safety (Highway Patrol) now has the baddest cruiser in its fleet since the days of the SSP Ford Mustangs. It’s unlikely that you’ll see this car chasing anyone down the highway though. The car was donated by Buffalo Bills football player Mario Williams, and is said to be used for […]

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Minnesota State Patrol SSP Mustang 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 […]

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 […]

Kansas Highway Patrol 1992 SSP Mustang 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 […]