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Police SUV's

Postby LAWDOG » Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:24 am

Proof they are a better choice than a patrol car?

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Re: Police SUV's

Postby Bomani » Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:07 am

My service has an entire fleet of tahoe , we don't drive anything else. While they are useful for distracted driving enforcement it only works well for seeing into cars and vehicle that are lower. A regular sized SUV or truck presents the same issue from the Tahoe which is not being able to see the drivers lap.

Some services have used city buses for cell phone enforcement and other unique non descript vehicles.

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Re: Police SUV's

Postby Mr. Islander » Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:01 pm

This is only one of the many reasons I take the Explorer out on the road over the Taurus.

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Re: Police SUV's

Postby Canakar » Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:32 am

What's you opinion on Tahoe vs. Explorer?

Those two seem to be the most popular choices.
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Re: Police SUV's

Postby Urban » Fri Mar 18, 2022 11:58 pm

Canakar wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:32 am
What's you opinion on Tahoe vs. Explorer?

Those two seem to be the most popular choices.
Explorer all the way!

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Re: Police SUV's

Postby Rob4613 » Thu Apr 28, 2022 10:08 am

Urban wrote:
Fri Mar 18, 2022 11:58 pm
Canakar wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:32 am
What's you opinion on Tahoe vs. Explorer?

Those two seem to be the most popular choices.
Explorer all the way!
I've tried the Taurus, explorer, charger and durango... and out of those 4, the explorer feels the nicest, but the charger is more fun to drive :P
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Re: Police SUV's

Postby lndshark » Fri Apr 29, 2022 12:00 am

My department purchased around a half dozen Durangos for marked patrol and supervisor use. After just over a year and some months, the consensus is to return the fleet, as much as possible, to the Ford PI Utility (Explorer). The Durangos have performed less than was expected (in road work, reliability, ease of build).

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Re: Police SUV's

Postby Urban » Sun May 15, 2022 2:08 pm

Rob4613 wrote:
Thu Apr 28, 2022 10:08 am
Urban wrote:
Fri Mar 18, 2022 11:58 pm
Canakar wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:32 am
What's you opinion on Tahoe vs. Explorer?

Those two seem to be the most popular choices.
Explorer all the way!
I've tried the Taurus, explorer, charger and durango... and out of those 4, the explorer feels the nicest, but the charger is more fun to drive :P
Oh yeah. For a driving pleasure type of perspective. I agree. Charger is top choice.
Terrible visibility though!

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Re: Police SUV's

Postby Rob4613 » Tue May 17, 2022 2:23 pm

Urban wrote:
Sun May 15, 2022 2:08 pm
Rob4613 wrote:
Thu Apr 28, 2022 10:08 am
Urban wrote:
Fri Mar 18, 2022 11:58 pm


Explorer all the way!
I've tried the Taurus, explorer, charger and durango... and out of those 4, the explorer feels the nicest, but the charger is more fun to drive :P
Oh yeah. For a driving pleasure type of perspective. I agree. Charger is top choice.
Terrible visibility though!
I only wish they were V8's like OPP, and not these garbage weak engines :P
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