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Alabama DPS Javelin

Alabama DPS Javelin – The Original Pony Police Car

Filed in AMC by on January 3, 2014 0 Comments • views: 432

Before the Camaro and Mustang pony cars were ever used for Police duty, another pony car had already left its mark patrolling the highways. In 1971, the Alabama Department of Public Safety received (2) AMC Javelins on loan from Reinhardt AMC of Montgomery, Alabama. The cars were a a 1971 Javelin SST with a 304-2v […]

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History of The SSP Mustang

History of The SSP Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on January 3, 2014 0 Comments • views: 271

1982 – California Highway Patrol Mustang In 1982, the California Highway Patrol requested Mustangs from Ford to test as high speed enforcement vehicles. Big block police cars were now a thing of the past, and the full-size Ford Crown Victoria’s were underpowered for pursuit duty. The California Highway Patrol had performed an 18-month test of […]

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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: 360

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? […]