Runaway Chihuahua Leads Police On A Chase!

A runaway chihuahua led police officers in San Francisco on a wild chase! (Via: California Highway Patrol)

Posted by Fox News on Monday, April 4, 2016

This chihuahua led police on a wild chase in San Fransisco!

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Civilians are pulling officers over more and more….what do you think?

Civilians are pulling officers over more and more….what do you think? This video is one of many to surface lately of a civilians pulling a police officer over for speeding, not wearing a seat belt, or some other violation. What do you think, do drivers have the right to enforce laws on the officers or should they let the officers do their job?



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Firetruck has to make its way through police cars in order to get to the fire



Firetruck has to make way through police cars to get to fire!



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Lamborghini hands over the new ‘Huracán LP 610-4 Polizia’ to the Italian State Police

From Lamborghini:

This weekend, Lamborghini donated the police version of its newest super sports car, the Huracán LP 610-4 Polizia.

Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, handed over the car to the head of the Italian State Police, Prefect Alessandro Pansa, in a ceremony in Rome at the ”Museo delle Auto Storiche della Polizia di Stato”.

The new Huracán LP 610-4, which replaces the Gallardos used by the Italian police force since 2004 and 2008, features a 5.2 l V10 engine with 610 hp, and reaches a top speed over 202 mph. The new Lamborghini Huracán police car will begin service within the end of this year in order to sustain security on Italian roads by continuing accident and crime prevention.

“We have a strong and fitting relationship with the Italian State Police. The new Lamborghini Huracán stands for Italian super sports car excellence and we are proud to provide it to the Italian State Police to carry out the specialist tasks these police cars undertake,” said Stephan Winkelmann.

“Today is an important day, since two Italian excellences meet and strengthen their relationship which started in 2004 with the handing over of the Lamborghini Gallardo to the Italian State Police. In the last ten years, the Italian State Police used the car for prevention purposes and in order to enhance street security,” said the Head of the Italian State Police, Prefect Alessandro Pansa.

Proof of outstanding reliability
Its predecessor is proof of Lamborghini’s outstanding product quality. Since 2004, Rome’s police force has operated the first-generation Gallardo in regular police service, with a further Gallardo run by Bologna’s police since 2005. Both were replaced in 2008 by second generation Gallardo models. In the hands of the Rome police the sports car clocked more than 140.000 km up until 2008, and more than 110.000 km between 2009 and 2014 during patrol duty on central and southern Italian motorways, as well as on emergency medical transport detail. Aside from regular servicing, neither of the super sports cars has required major repairs.

In addition to the clearly effective deterrent offered by the presence and visibility of a Lamborghini on the highway, the equipment on board these vehicles makes them highly effective in the control of hazardous driving behaviour (high speeds, driving in the emergency lane, dangerous over-taking); technologies include automatic number plate recognition and tracking, and real-time transmission of images to the control rooms.

Trouble-free everyday operation and the exceptional safety of the Huracán LP 610-4 comes from its permanent all-wheel drive and refined new hybrid chassis made from aluminium and carbon fibre, which maintains stability even at the highest speeds.

High-tech video system with real-time retrieval

The Lamborghini wears its uniform with pride, painted in accordance with requirements in “blu Polizia” and with the white stripes and lettering following the Huracán’s dynamic design language.

The cabin of the super sports car is fitted with the latest advancements in police technology to immediately document evidence of any transgression. The video system is positioned in the center of the cabin with a camera fitted next to the rear view mirror, and a computer and recording equipment behind the seats. As soon as police officers are alerted to a suspicious driver, they activate the “Proof Video Data System.” With the help of GPS data, the device can calculate the location, direction of movement and speed of the Lamborghini. This, combined with the distance and time before intercept, accurately determines the speed of the vehicle being pursued.

Using radio data transmission, the video system in the Huracán Polizia transfers its images in real time to the relevant police station. There, the videos are stored and used for automatic number plate retrieval. This information can be used for immediate identification of stolen vehicles.

The classic array of police equipment on board too

In addition to its high tech equipment, the Huracán is also fitted with the “classic” array of police equipment, such as a gun holster, police radio equipment and the ”Paletta”: the traditional hand-held stop sign used to advise motorists and traffic offenders to pull over. Officers can then use a removable screen to show offenders their misdeeds immediately, complete with an overlay
of all the associated data.

Rapid response in medical emergencies
The Lamborghini is used regularly for urgent medical transportation, too. The luggage compartment in the front of the vehicle is equipped with a specialized refrigeration system for safe transportation of donor organs. For extreme emergencies, there is also a life-saving defibrillator.

Even the blue light is designed for speed

The police beacon on the roof of the Huracán had to be aerodynamically optimized as the new police car reaches a considerably higher top speed than regular service vehicles. With the extremely flat
construction of the signal lighting, blue LEDs are fitted around the base to ensure the visual signal cannot be missed. The roof-mounted lighting is supported by further white LED signals on the front, sides and rear of the light’s aluminium shell. A total of four sirens integrated into the front and rear of the Huracán generate unmistakable audible warning signals.

Four-wheel-drive pursuit model joins Chevy’s police lineup

From GM:

LAS VEGAS –
Chevrolet today announced a police patrol vehicle, or PPV, version of the all-new 2015 Tahoe. The Tahoe lineup will expand with the addition of an automatic 4WD pursuit vehicle to the existing 2WD pursuit and 4WD special service models. The new Tahoe PPV offers more power, greater efficiency and enhanced features developed for law enforcement.

The 2015 Tahoe PPV features an all-new interior, exterior and EcoTec3 powertrain, while offering the same basic dimensions, sturdy body-on-frame architecture and versatility that made it the best-selling Chevrolet police vehicle for the last several years.

The carryover dimensions allow a seamless transfer of law enforcement equipment used in current Tahoe PPVs. The Tahoe will remain the largest police vehicle on the market designed with driver comfort in mind. It has additional space in the rear seat, which provides more leg room and easier access to individuals and equipment in the back seat.

“The Tahoe PPV’s versatility and low lifecycle cost have made it a leader among police agencies,” said Ed Peper, U.S. vice president, Fleet and Commercial Sales. “The enhancements to the 2015 model have further refined an already great vehicle to give police officers the performance, speed and safety they need to help keep their communities safe.”

The Tahoe PPV is used today by state and local municipalities and federal government officials for patrol, first response, tactical, HAZMAT, Border Patrol and K9.

More power and greater efficiency

The Tahoe PPV’s standard EcoTec3 5.3L V-8 features state-of-the-art technologies, including direct injection, cylinder deactivation, continuously variable valve timing and an advanced combustion system, designed to make the most of power, torque and efficiency across a broad range of operating conditions.

With the EcoTec3 powertrain, the 2015 Tahoe PPV offers more power, 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque and improved acceleration.

The engine is mated to a Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed automatic transmission with a unique police-service calibration that supports pursuit performance.

Designed for law enforcement use

The 2015 Tahoe PPV was developed to deliver a more controlled ride with improved steering and braking responsiveness compared to previous models. A strong, fully boxed, perimeter frame supports payload and trailering capability that body-frame-integral SUVs can’t match. With the addition of electric power steering, the Tahoe has precisely tuned responsiveness needed in pursuit situations. The increased payload allows law enforcement to carry all equipment that they may need for any job.
Still the only body-on-frame full-size SUV designed for the rigors of police work, the Tahoe offers full-pursuit capability. The addition of more high-strength steel, increased body stiffness, suspension improvements and a wider track for increased stability helps the 2015 Tahoe PPV offers improved ride and handling designed for pursuit.

The Tahoe has a standard 730-CCA Auxiliary Battery, which allows officers to power their equipment, including radios, video cameras and laptops, when the vehicle is not running, avoiding drain on the primary vehicle battery. The vehicle also has a 110V power outlet and USB input.

Key components remain that contribute to the Tahoe PPV’s consistent performance at police vehicle testing:

V-rated, P265/60R17 Goodyear RSA tires, mounted on 17-inch steel wheels
Heavy-duty four-wheel-disc brakes with ABS, tuned for police driving
StabiliTrak electronic stability control system with Proactive Roll Avoidance and traction control
A fully integrated electrical system makes it easier to upfit police-specific equipment
Safe and comfortable

The redesigned interior gives officers 360 degrees of safety with new standard features, including rear park assist, backup camera and optional adjustable pedals, which personalize the vehicle to each driver. An optional Driver Alert Package includes lane departure warning, forward collision alert and Chevrolet’s Safety Alert seat.

Increased use of high-strength steel contributes to a safer, quieter ride. New inlaid doors help make it the quietest Tahoe and Tahoe PPV ever. The quiet environment decreases unnecessary distractions, allows police officers to remain focused on the road and can help reduce fatigue after long shifts.

OnStar, the leading provider of connected safety, security and mobility solutions and advanced information technology, is now standard on the Tahoe PPV, OnStar provides automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle slowdown and recovery. The vehicle also comes standard with Bluetooth, which allows officers to stay connected safely and talk hands-free while on the road.

The security of the Tahoe PPV has enhanced security features, including new door locks, side-milled keys and a steering column lock.

The new Tahoe will be built at GM’s Arlington, Texas assembly plant. The 2WD pursuit and 4WD special service models will be available for order in the first quarter and the 4WD pursuit vehicle in the second quarter of 2014.

To learn more about the Chevrolet police portfolio, visit gmfleet.com/police.

Terrifying police chase in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, caught on dash cam video

police chase caught on video

A police chase with a Ford Taurus reached speeds of more than 100 mph in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

While the driver of the Taurus was heading for and exit, he changed lanes at the last second and hit the concrete interstate divider, which sent his car airborne right into the windshield of a pursuing police officer.

It was reported that the officer behind the wheel of the cruiser suffered a broken foot, in addition to airbag burn, and back and neck pain.

While the driver of the Taurus was being treated at a local hospital, he scratched a nurse and drew blood.

The man faces of reckless endangering of safety, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, fleeing from an officer and a slew of other charges. If convicted, he could face more than 30 years in prison.

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2014 Dodge Durango special service is a high-tech civil servant

2014 Dodge Durango special service is a high-tech civil servant

Auburn Hills, Mich. – Police and fire agencies and general fleet customers across the United States and Canada in need of a full-size SUV with best-in-class power and utility to provide emergency support need look no further than the new 2014 Dodge Durango Special Service. The 2014 Dodge Durango Special Service delivers the perfect combination of capability, fuel economy and utility with a new standard eight-speed transmission, improved fuel economy up to 25 miles per gallon and the ability to tow as much as 7,400-pounds. Featuring class-leading utility and driving range of over 600 miles, and a whole host of safety technologies, the new Dodge Durango Special Service will meet the needs of a wide range of fleet customers.

“The 2014 Dodge Durango Special Service model is a state-of-the-art resource for fleet customers,” said Peter Grady, Vice President of Network Development and Fleet Operations. “It’s been specifically designed for the demands and rigors of fleet duty. It joins the Dodge Charger Pursuit sedan and Ram 1500 Special Service truck currently available to government fleet customers.”

In addition to the many features standard on the new Durango, the Special Service model also features additional components designed for the rigors of daily fleet use, including a heavy-duty brake package, heavy-duty battery, larger-output 220-amp alternator, heavy-duty water pump and engine oil cooler and a load leveling suspension.

The Dodge Durango Special Service will be built at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit. Chrysler Group fleet operations will start taking orders now, with production expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Dodge Durango Special Service model builds on highly equipped production model
The 2014 Dodge Durango Special Service interior features a programmable 7-inch display in the gauge cluster, the Uconnect 5.0-inch touch screen with voice command and Bluetooth, a media hub for USB, SD media card and auxiliary jack integration and Bluetooth streaming audio. New LED daytime running lamps and rear race track tail lamps last longer than traditional bulbs and reduce maintenance costs.

A customizable rear cargo area with under-floor storage compartments and additional storage in the side compartments is unique to the Durango Special Service. Further modifications include a special service headliner and red and white interior dome lamp and spot lamp wiring prep. The Durango’s third-row of seats is removed to provide fleet customers more cargo capacity. Even with the deletion of the third row, the second row maintains separate air conditioning and heat controls.

These modifications make the already stout Durango more than capable of handling daily fleet use.

Available options include a Skid Plate Group for all-wheel drive models, ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera, a Trailer Tow Group, Engine Block Heater and Uconnect Access Via Mobile capability.

Special Service models offer customers more than 60 safety and security features, including standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC), electronic roll mitigation (ERM), Hill-start Assist and standard Trailer-sway Control (TSC) to enhance off-road and towing capabilities, Rain Brake Support and Ready Alert Braking. Other standard safety and security features include seat-mounted and side-curtain air bags in the front row. The side-curtain air bag extends protection to second-row passengers. Durango also includes standard front-row active head restraints.

A 5-year/100,000-mile fully transferrable powertrain warranty helps eliminate worry of any repair costs to the covered components.

Dodge Durango: Best-in-class towing and driving range for the No Compromises SUV
The new 2014 Dodge Durango takes everything that customers love about Durango and adds the latest advancements in technology to enhance its design, capability and functionality. With a new standard eight-speed automatic transmission, improved fuel economy and performance, new LED exterior lighting, two new interior touchscreens, a new programmable instrument cluster and an available high-definition dual-screen Blu-ray entertainment system, the 2014 Dodge Durango reaches even higher levels of sophistication building on its proven performance, utility and comfort.

Named one of Ward’s 10 Best Engines for three years, Durango’s standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine is paired with the new standard eight-speed transmission and generates an impressive 290 horsepower (295 horsepower on Rallye and Citadel) and 260 lb.-ft. of torque, and can tow up to a best-in-class 6,200 pounds. The V-6 powered Durango also features a best-in-class driving range of over 600 miles on a tank and up to 25 miles per gallon.

The available 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine produces a best-in-class 360 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque with a best-in-class tow rating of 7,400 pounds. The 5.7-liter engine’s Fuel Saver Technology with cylinder-deactivation seamlessly alternates between smooth, high-fuel-economy four-cylinder mode when less power is needed and V-8 mode when more power is in demand. Models with the HEMI V-8 engine achieve up to 23 miles per gallon.

The new instrument panel features a redesigned center stack that houses the new 5-inch and 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreens. The bottom of the center stack houses a new media hub with an SD card slot, USB outlet and auxiliary jacks, as well as a storage bin. The new center console features a new segment-first rotary shifter for the standard eight-speed automatic that adds another level of refinement over the traditional gated automatic shifter. Manual shift functions have moved to paddle shifters on the back of the Durango’s new steering wheel.

The instrument cluster has also been given the high-tech treatment and now includes a full-color 7-inch thin-film transistor (TFT) screen similar to the one found in the all-new Dodge Dart. Standard on all models, this screen allows for drivers to customize more than 100 ways how information is presented.

Oakland Sideshow of donut display gets busted

Oakland Sideshow of donut display gets busted

“Sideshows” happen about every weekend in Oakland. They’re coordinated events that consist of illegal automotive activities.

What started out as a few illegal donuts turned into a night of filed charges for those who participated in this this most recent event caught on video.

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