SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT PUTS VEHICLES TO THE TEST
IN PURSUIT OF NEW PATROL CARS
Who: Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Emergency Vehicle Operations Centers; personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Communications and Fleet Management Bureau and Police Program Managers from Ford, Chevrolet, Chrysler and Dodge.
What: The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will host its 36th Annual Police Vehicle Testing event. The Sheriff’s and Los Angeles Police Departments’ driver’s training instructors will put the Ford Explorer, Ford Taurus, Chevrolet Caprice and Dodge Charger vehicles, as well as the Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki and BMW motorcycles, through a series of tests, including a one-mile, high-speed road handling and braking course. The results will be published and available to law enforcement agencies nationwide.
When: Thursday, November 18, 2010, at 9:15 am (media briefing). (Vehicle testing will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
Where: Auto Club Speedway 9300 Cherry Avenue, Fontana, California 92335 (Thomas Guide page 604, C-4)
For more information, contact Lieutenant Bob Killeen, County Services Bureau at
(562) 972-2662 or Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau at (323) 267-4800.
SHB-115M-10 X X X November 17, 2010