Equipment - Vehicles

  • Not just for driving anymore

    Today's modern patrol cars house more gadgets than kitchens

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • Carbon Motors' E7: A cop's car

         When firemen discuss the custom-built special-purpose-designed fire apparatus parked in their engine company's bay, no one really thinks anything of it. Of course it's custom built. Of course it's specially designed - that's simply how it's been...

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • Dash-cams keep record

         Dashboard cameras can give law enforcement officers a good tool for recording criminal activity, or, as one woman discovered, a look at the life she almost lost, when a Greer, South Carolina, officer's dashcam recorded his successful attempt...

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • Laser device takes on tailgating

         A growing number of law enforcement agencies are discovering the benefits of a new tool for an old traffic enforcement problem: following too closely. For years, traffic officers have struggled to bring tailgating violators to justice in courts...

    Article • January 1st, 2009

  • LDV Special Service Vehicles

    LDV's mobile command centers bring crime fighting technology to the city streets.

    Video • July 19th, 2008

  • Fire Panel Vehicular Fire Protection Systems

    Making sure that high speed impact is a survivable collision

    Video • July 19th, 2008

  • Kustom Signal Motorcycle Video Unit

    A specially designed law enforcement video unit for motorcyles.

    Video • July 19th, 2008

  • ICOP Video Solutions

    In car video units can support Community Policing too.

    Video • July 19th, 2008

  • Kustom Signal Raptor RP-1 RADAR

    Changing the rules, Kustom Signal's RP-1 RADER unit looks a bit different, but performs as well as ever!

    Video • July 19th, 2008

  • First Interoperability System

    BAE showed its automatic interoperability system that links fire, EMS and police seamlessly at crisis events.

    Video • July 19th, 2008

  • Chariots under fire

    Trends in armored vehicles reflect security concerns in a post-9/11 SWAT force

    Article • April 1st, 2008

  • Space and self management

    Vehicle ergonomics consists of more than equipment design - it involves the officer as well

    Article • April 1st, 2008

  • Give Me a Brake

    This data makes the point that the most powerful control on the vehicle is the brakes. Basically, the brakes produce larger changes in speed than the gas pedal.

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • Un-junking agency trunks

    Participants in the Law Enforcement Technology "Junk in Your Trunk" program tell how organizers have un-junked their trunks

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • Backing Up

    Driving in reverse is deceptively hard, and has no correlation to driving forward. There is a simple reason for that. Cars are designed to go forward, when traveling in reverse the driver is asking the vehicle to do things the car was not designed to...

    Article • July 5th, 2007

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