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Driven: 2020 Ford Police Interceptor

Driven: 2020 Ford Police Interceptor

We get to drive a lot of cars around here – some of which might attract the attention of the police. This time, we got some wheel time in Ford’s latest police pursuit vehicle – a fast, sturdy, and safe SUV made here in Chicago. We were especially impressed with the new Hybrid model. Read on and learn what makes a police SUV different.

Hard Sun (Trailer)

Hard Sun (Trailer)

Luther creator Neil Cross’ mini-series looks incredibly intense. Hard Sun is a fresh take on police dramas, as two cops stumble onto details about a coverup that reveals the end of the world is upon us. Streaming now on BBC Player, and starting 3/7/18 on Hulu.

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New Zealand Police Recruitment Ad

New Zealand Police Recruitment Ad

We already wanted to visit New Zealand to experience the incredible scenery. Now we want to join their police force too, thanks to this amusing, action-packed ad created to entice new law enforcement recruits to join up.

Battle of the Badges

Battle of the Badges

Each year, the brave men and women of the Chicago Fire and Chicago Police Departments meet up in the ring for a series of exhibition fights. With the help of sponsor Country Financial, the matches raise funds to support families of fallen firefighters and officers.

Renault Sport R.S. 01 Interceptor

Renault Sport R.S. 01 Interceptor

French automaker Renault shows off it’s amazing Sport R.S. 01 500+hp NISMO GT-R-engined race car dressed up as a cop car, and on the job to stop a scofflaw on a superbike. The officer? Rally legend Jean Ragnotti.

The Convincer

The Convincer

To help prove that car passengers and drivers should wear seat belts even at low speeds, the Connecticut State Police have been touring with The Convincer, a device that simulates a 5 MPH crash. They’ve also got a barf-inducing machine that simulates rollover crashes.

Dubai’s Supercar Police Fleet

Dubai’s Supercar Police Fleet

The Dubai Police Department shows off some of its over-the-top cop cars, which include a Nissan GT-R, a Lamborghini Aventador, a McLaren MP4-12C, a Bentley Continental GT, a Bugatti Veyron and more. Sure beats an old Crown Vic.

MKIII Military Watch

MKIII Military Watch

If MWC timepieces are good enough for the military and anti-terrorist units, they’re good enough for us. This one is based on a classic 1950’s NATO spec watch, with brushed stainless case and 21 jewel automatic movement.

Riot Squad Formation

Riot Squad Formation

Incredible footage of Korean police forces trained in synchronized formations designed to break up and disperse rioters. We’re thinking this was a demonstration exercise, but it’s still impressive – especially once the Molotovs start flying.

Da Police

Da Police

We’re not sure why these Danish cops are getting chauffeured around on a stack of speakers in the first place, but that’s not important. It’s the tune they’re jamming out to that is. Original (sideways) version here.

Low Winter Sun (Trailer)

Low Winter Sun (Trailer)

The latest original series from AMC is a gritty cop drama about dirty cops and corruption in the big city. Stars Mark Strong (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) and Lennie James (The Walking Dead). Premieres Summer 2013.

I’m Just Waiting for a Mate

I’m Just Waiting for a Mate

Some criminals pull off hit and runs. But this hilarious scene in Australia can only be described as a crash and park. Watch as the culprit gives the policeman the best worst alibi ever said.

To Protect and Shred

To Protect and Shred

We don’t blame these guys for initially being afraid when a cop pulled up to their campsite. Luckily the only things he was interested in busting were jams. Canada wins again. Minus that guy at 1:07.

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Crime Scene Panoramas

Crime Scene Panoramas

(NSFW: Graphic Images) Since 2009, the Panoscan camera has helped NYPD investigators review evidence details from crime scenes that might have been missed in the hectic hours after the event.

How Not to Run from Police

How Not to Run from Police

You might remember us featuring a little video that showed how to successfully outrun¬†coppers. Well here’s another short but sweet clip detailing how to not go about fleeing the long arm of the law.

Cops vs. Airplane

Cops vs. Airplane

We’ve seen the PIT maneuver used on a thousand episodes of COPS before, but we can honestly say that this is the first time we’ve seen the police stop an airplane by smashing into it.

Invincible Cop

Invincible Cop

Surrey UK policeman Dan Pascoe pulls over to help form a roadblock, when the unthinkable happens – the criminal runs him over. But that doesn’t stop the officer from giving chase and tasing the perp.

Shortest Police Chase Ever

Shortest Police Chase Ever

We can’t be sure whether the crotch rocketeer responsible for the win in this video is named Harry or Henry, but he certainly manages to pull a Houdini when the fuzz show up to spoil all the fun.

Rudolph x Roxanne

Rudolph x Roxanne

The title of this Rankin-Bass-Police holiday musical mashup pretty much says it all. “Rudolph (You Don’t Have to Put on the Red Light)”. Maybe Sting was the long lost 10th reindeer?

Ford Police Interceptor Stealth

Ford Police Interceptor Stealth

Inspired by the SR-71 spy plane, the Interceptor Stealth concept has a “sleek yet sinister” look. It has a 3.5L 365hp V6 engine, 22in rims, and its interior is filled with hidden compartments.

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Pedal-Powered Police Car

Pedal-Powered Police Car

UK’s Hampshire Constabulary has revealed their new weapon against crime, a pedal-powered car that looks more like a baby carriage than a cop car. All we can say is “good luck with all that.”

2012 Ford Police Interceptor

2012 Ford Police Interceptor

Ford puts the Crown Vic out to pasture 9/2011 with the 2012 Police Interceptor, seen above for the first time; specs are under wraps but it’ll likely come in local and highway patrol flavors.

ESS Crossbow 2X

ESS Crossbow 2X

Made for military and public safety pros, ESS’ Crossbow 2X is a ballistic eyeshield with anti-fog and anti-scratch coatings, lens lock system, and distortion-free optical clarity. Thanks, Mac!

Movie Trailer: Cop Out

Movie Trailer: Cop Out

Buddy cop flicks are fairly formulaic, but Cop Out is a promising mix for JASBSB, 30 Rock, and Die Hard fans: it’s directed by Kevin Smith and stars Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan.

The Shield: Complete Series

The Shield: Complete Series

We can never get enough of Michael Chiklis losin’ it, which is why we’ll gladly lose our badge for The Shield: Complete Series; you’ll get all 88 episodes on 29 discs, plus a 34 page book.

TRAC Assault Platform

TRAC Assault Platform

Based on an ASV PT-100 Loader chassis, the TRAC Assault Platform is modified for law enforcement with ballistic windows, armored panels, spotlights, and space for 6-7 personnel.

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