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Old 06-20-2012, 7:31 PM
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Default Metro Atlanta Crown Victoria replacements

Not terribly off-topic, has anybody seen new metro police fleet vehicles showing up yet as Crown Vic replacements? GSP has gone Charger and Sandy Springs has bought a number of Caprices...I've seen nothing new with Cobb, Dekalb, City of Atlanta and some of the other small departments (they must have stockpiled Vics) but I'm only one pair of eyes. I've yet to see a police interceptor Taurus on the street here or any other Caprices other than those Sandy Springs units. Will miss easily recognizable Crown Victoria headlight pattern in the rearview.
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Old 06-20-2012, 7:43 PM
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Other than the departments that you've previously named? Nope. Still CVs that I see.
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Old 06-20-2012, 11:20 PM
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Cobb PD has been adding more and more Impala's. I think this is their replacement for the Crown Vics.
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Old 09-20-2012, 6:35 PM
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Looks like Cobb County has unleashed New Caprices, saw the first one today...I don't think it was STEP, regular zone car working a wreck on the side of 75. Had the full PIT wrap around bumper too.
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Old 09-25-2012, 11:30 AM
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Not a metro agency, but Richmond Co. SO just bought about 40 of the new Fords. Saw one parked over the weekend. Looks good, but it will take some getting used to...
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Old 09-25-2012, 11:54 AM
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City of Atlanta has new Ford Police Interceptor Utility SUVs at the airport (did not see a Police Interceptor Taurus)...they are brand new...the paint job is something new...it looks more 'electric' and brighter than the standard livery of the last few years. Wish I had a chance to snap a picture.
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Old 09-26-2012, 8:23 PM
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In macon,we have chargers and impalas for misc people you see around town.We still have quite a few cv's for the patrol. Havent seen any suv's except for one on the pd.I think its a k9 unit.There is a DOT suv that i see pretty regular.

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Macon cops get new cars | Crime | Macon.com

What kind of car is a ford interceptor?
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2012 Ford Police Interceptor - Car News - Car and Driver

Here is what car and driver have to say about the new ford interceptor.
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East Point is going with the Ford Interceptor sedan. They look nice, but a lot less like the classic "black and whites" compared to the CVPI. EPPD is still using CVPIs and Chargers, along with the new Fords and all have different paint schemes.

Morrow PD has a least one of the Australian Caprice model. It looks more like a neighborhood patrol car than a real PD vehicle.
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Cobb County Police has indeed switched to the Chevy Caprice as the new standard patrol vehicle to replace the crown vic. So far all the Caprices received have been placed in precincts and the reaction seems to be very positive.
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I think Cobb ordered 11 of them...roughly 2 per precinct. I have seen them in 1, 4 and 3 zones so far. The ones i've seen have recycled the older MPH Python II KA radar systems, I thought they might have gone to the smaller MPH Bee III units with PoP (like STEP has) but it looks like they just carried over the same old equipment, but the lightbars looked new.
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Johns Creek starting to use the Chevy Caprice as replacement.
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http://www.ford.com/fordpoliceinterc...rceptorsonduty

Looks like my town (MAcon) made the pic list of patrol cars.
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Rumor has it MARTA has ordered a dozen of the PI Taurus models.
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Old 11-15-2012, 3:24 AM
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The sheriffs office has a couple new cars as well,hard to tell it has lights on top from a distance.
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I wonder why the police don't drive Lexus and BMWs and Mercedes.
When you think about it, they love to spend money on expensive radio systems so why wouldn't they want to spend money on expensive cars too? Interceptor, interschmeptor. A 600hp Maybach would outperform any Ford or Chevy and keep us safe from all the terrorist and molestors.. More room for prisoners in the back seat too.
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Very subtle but they added the word 'County' back into the side decals on the Caprices..it was always 'Cobb Police" since they went black paint.

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Old 12-02-2012, 8:30 AM
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I think that's the first time I've seen rims on a police car.

Gots to stick with the baby moons if you want to look like real cops, Cobb.
Even the imposters know that.
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