Police Car Equipment
Police cars are technically normal cars. They are however designed to be high performance cars with some special features which make them outperform most other cars. Without these features, police cars would lose every high speed chase. What makes police cars unique, are the special equipments they are installed with.
Perhaps the most noticeable pieces of police car equipment are the revolving lights and shiny sirens. These are what make a police car stand out from a normal car. For these equipments to perform well under the most extreme conditions, they need to be of the best quality. Lights and sirens are not installed and used just for show-off. They are important for safety of both the police officers and the public. They are important for warning all road users of an impending chase or arrest.
The communication equipment fitted in a police car literally transforms the car into a virtual extension of the police station. The officers in the car are kept informed of the happenings in the town through this equipment. They can also communicate with the control and other police cars. The communication equipment is the life-line of the police car. The police usually go for the most durable and versatile communication equipment in order to ensure that they remain constantly in touch.
Modern police cars have as much access to information as a well equipped computer lab. This is owing to an advanced onboard computer. This computer that is perpetually online. It can access many police databases including the names of criminals and driving license details. This computer gives a police officer on patrol all the information he needs to do his work. It is useful to an officer doing traffic work and equally beneficial to a crime investigations police man. Without it, police work can grind to a halt.
Almost all arrests by police have to be done in their cars. This puts them in the position of having to transport arrested villains in their cars. Police cars therefore have to be ready to be used for this daunting work. A police car is like a mobile cell. It needs to be fitted with the right equipment in order to make it into a safe but effective holding cell. Many arrested people are often dangerous and the officers handling them need to be kept safe. The car has to be partitioned and fitted with special locks.