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The West Virginia State Police Dodge Daytona’s
West Virginia State Police Dodge Daytona

The West Virginia State Police Dodge Daytona’s

Filed in Dodge Daytona by on May 7, 2017 • views: 678

In 1987, Dodge/Chrysler/Plymouth was looking for a replacement for the Dodge Diplomat and Plymouth Gran Fury which were scheduled to be discontinued in 1989. The 1980’s saw the introduction of the police Ford Mustang, and Dodge/Chrysler/Plymouth no doubt saw a potential opportunity. They sold the West Virginia State Police (WVSP) two 1987 Dodge Dayton’s (powered […]

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The Colorado State Patrol Subaru STi
The Colorado State Patrol Subaru STi

The Colorado State Patrol Subaru STi

Filed in Subaru by on May 7, 2017 • views: 1070

You’ve probably seen this photo online and thought how cool it is that the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) uses Subaru’s for patrol duty. The fact is, there’s no evidence to show that they ever actually used these cars on patrol. The story is that the car actually belonged to someone in CSP’s photo department. The […]

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Connecticut State Police Mazda MX-6

Connecticut State Police Mazda MX-6

Filed in Mazda by on May 7, 2017 • views: 842

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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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: 475

  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: 804

  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: 660

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: 536

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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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 […]