SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 08/29 — Local police departments will soon have access to grenade launchers, high-caliber weapons and other surplus U.S. military gear after President Donald Trump signed an order Monday reviving a Pentagon program that civil rights groups say inflames tensions between officers and their communities.
JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 07/29 — The Austin Police Department on Friday pulled nearly 400 Ford Explorer SUVs from its patrol fleet over worries about exhaust fumes inside the vehicles.
TOM KRISHER and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) 04/10 — The next time the cops chase you down for speeding, they could be driving a fuel-efficient gas-electric hybrid.
COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/11 — New York City police plan to put body cameras on all 23,000 of its patrol officers by 2019,
NEW YORK (AP) 12/02 — The New York City Police Department has announced plans to expand its fleet of Smart cars to replace the three-wheeled scooters that officers utilized for decades.