Recent Articles #1

Connecticut State Police Mazda MX-6

Connecticut State Police Mazda MX-6

Filed in Mazda by on May 7, 2017 • views: 701

Connecticut is serious about enforcing their speed limits. In addition to the traditional full size Ford police cars, they’ve also used unmarked Ford Mustangs and even a Buick Grand National.  These cars could be difficult to handle on wet and snow covered roads, so it led Connecticut to search for a new high performance car […]

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Recent Articles #2

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: 363

  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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California Highway Patrol AMC Eagle
California Highway Patrol AMC Eagle

California Highway Patrol AMC Eagle

Filed in AMC by on May 7, 2017 • views: 556

  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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Alaska State Troopers Trans Am

Alaska State Troopers Pontiac Trans Ams

Filed in Pontiac Trans Am by on April 4, 2014 • views: 520

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: 437

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: 884

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: 459

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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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? […]