Police Driver Newsletter – October 2021 includes Mustang Mach E Michigan State Police Test, the Driver’s Equation, and more.
The Mustang Mach E received much media attention for being the first Electric Vehicle (EV) to pass the Michigan State Police Test. We here, at PoliceDriver.Com, believe it is well deserved. It may be the first Police EV tested, but it will not be the last.
The National Fraternal Order of Police found that 51 law enforcement officers were shot, 13 of whom died, in 40 ambush-style attacks as of June 30, a 91% jump from the same time last year.
The Precision Immobilization Technique (PIT) maneuver is frequently used as a training tool in both police and protective driver training programs. With the advent of ESC and a Supreme Court decision concerning the PIT maneuvers. The International Security Driver Association (ISDA) has curated articles that can be of value to the EVOC and private trainers.
There are no questions that there is a need for armored police vehicles, but we suggest caution when reading or listening to the marketing claims concerning the vehicles capability to stop rounds.
Last month Government Fleet Magazine interviewed two manufacturers of armored doors and side windows for police vehicles.