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Special Service & Police Pursuit Tahoe

Special Service & Police Pursuit Chevrolet Tahoe

Filed in Chevy Tahoe by on January 12, 2014 • views: 503

The Chevy Tahoe was the first real pursuit rated SUV. While SUV’s had been used by public safety agencies, they were either base model civilian versions, or special service versions that were not pursuit rated.

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CHP EVOC SSP Ford Mustang

CHP EVOC SSP Ford Mustang

Filed in Ford Mustang by on January 3, 2014 0 Comments • views: 970

The California Highway Patrol Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) is famous throughout the world as the finest law enforcement driver training program available. The course consists of a 2.3-mile, high-performance driving track, two skid recovery practice areas and a defensive driving course. Additional riding facilities are provided for the Motorcycle Enforcement Training Course. These EVOC […]

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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: 554

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: 345

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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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 […]