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Discovered - Georgia State Patrol

Discovered – Georgia State Patrol 1983 Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on February 11, 2014 • views: 1279

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: 583

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: 6332

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: 1120

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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Buick T-Types & Grand Nationals

Buick T-Types & Grand Nationals

Filed in Buick Grand National by on January 22, 2014 • views: 2438

The FBI Buick Grand National – Fact Or Urban Legend?: I remember hearing a story (back at the end of the 1980’s) about how the FBI had Buick Grand Nationals (GN). I had actually read about it in a magazine. The FBI GN has gone on to become an urban legend with no real proof […]

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U.S. Border Patrol Project Roadrunner

U.S. Border Patrol Project Roadrunner

Filed in Ford Mustang, Pontiac Trans Am by on January 21, 2014 • views: 670

In the early 90’s the US Border Patrol Tucson Sector had a program called Project Roadrunner. The purpose of the program was to reduce the number and length of pursuits using vehicles quicker than the traditional police cars at the time. The border patrol purchased a Chevy Z-28 Camaro, SSP Ford Mustang, and a Pontiac […]

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1979 CHP Chevy Camaro Z-28

The 1979 California Highway Patrol Chevy Camaro Z-28

Filed in Chevy Camaro by on January 16, 2014 • views: 617

Before choosing to purchase the 1982 Ford Mustangs as their primary pursuit vehicle, the California Highway Patrol purchased and tested (12) 1979 Chevy Z-28 Camaros as part of their Special Purpose Vehicle Study program. Three cars each were assigned to four areas — Redding, Bakersfield, El Centro, and West Los Angeles.  These cars were identical […]

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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 […]