Recent Articles #1

California Highway Patrol AMC Eagle
California Highway Patrol AMC Eagle

California Highway Patrol AMC Eagle

Filed in AMC by on May 7, 2017 • views: 445

  One of the most unlikely vehicles you’ll find in the history of the California Highway Patrol is the AMC Eagle. The Eagle wasn’t a special service or police package vehicle, but it was definitely non-traditional. AMC (American Motors Corporation) built the AMC Eagle from 1980-1988. The Eagle was based off of the AMC Concord, […]

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Recent Articles #2

Alaska State Troopers Trans Am

Alaska State Troopers Pontiac Trans Ams

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on April 4, 2014 • views: 373

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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Forest Hills KY Police Grand National

Forest Hills Kentucky Police Buick Grand National

Filed in Buick Grand National by on February 12, 2014 • views: 329

October 2011 – A Buick Grand National (GN) Is Brought To My Attention: I was talking to a friend lately who was asking me how the progress was going on my SSP Mustang. He’s a former Sheriff Deputy who now works in fire/ems, and has an interested in emergency vehicles. Especially police cars. He began […]

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Discovered - Georgia State Patrol

Discovered – Georgia State Patrol 1983 Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on February 11, 2014 • views: 650

In 1984, Popular Mechanics Magazine featured an article about police cars. In the forefront of the main article photo was a Georgia State Patrol (GSP) 1983 SSP Ford Mustang. (Photo from 1984 Popular Mechanics article) As awesome as these cars were, they eluded collectors for years. Bobby Edwards (kapracing) is a collector of GSP Mustangs, […]

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Georgia State Patrol Photo's - kapracing

Georgia State Patrol Photo Collection – kapracing

Filed in Ford Mustang by on February 10, 2014 • views: 328

Bobby Edwards (kapracing) is the go to guy when it comes to the Georgia State Patrol SSP Mustangs. He currently owns (4) of them with one of them being an extremely rare 1983 model. Bobby is gracious enough to share the information he collects on these cars, as well as old photos he comes across. […]

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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: 2849

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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The FBi 1986 Buick Regal T-Type

The FBi 1986 Buick Regal T-Type

Filed in Buick Grand National by on January 27, 2014 • views: 723

There was a story about a FBI Buick Regal T-Type in California that was involved in a crash on the Golden Gate Bridge, and then sold at auction.The car was allegedly purchased at auction by an FBI agent that was eventually transferred to Iowa, where the agent sold the car to a Cedar Rapids mechanic. […]

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FHP Unmarked SSP Mustang views: 49

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: 127

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: 122

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 […]

USAF SSP Mustang – Dragon Chaser views: 669

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 […]