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Ford offers technology to help protect police officers at night

Ford has announced that it has new surveillance mode technology integrated into its Ford Police Interceptor that is designed to warn police officers of unexpected approaches from the back of their vehicle. The new protection technology uses existing driver assist technology already equipped in Ford vehicles.
 
When a person approaches the police vehicle from behind, the protection system automatically sounds in chime, rolls up the driver side window, and locks all the doors. The goal of the technology according to Ford is to help negate some of the risk a police officer faces when working in his vehicle at night.

 
The surveillance mode technology uses the existing backup camera, cross traffic alert, and reverse park assist to increases situational awareness for officers. The officer can activate the system when their vehicle is in park and the sensors and backup camera will continually monitor the area behind the vehicle. The officer can turn the system off when in an urban setting where the alarm would constantly be set off.

 
“I can tell you from personal experience at night that officer security is a critical concern,” says Freiburger. “Unfortunately, there are people with bad intentions who sneak up on police officers. This system builds upon the Ford Police Interceptor DNA that puts safety and security at the top of the list.”
 
The new Surveillance mode is available for the 2014 Ford Police Interceptor sedan and utility vehicle.

Source: Ford



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lol
By GulWestfale on 7/23/2013 10:55:50 AM , Rating: 5
cop buys donuts.
cop walks back to car.
car locks doors and windows when it sees him coming.
seats 100% protected from donut crumbs.




RE: lol
By Cheesew1z69 on 7/23/2013 11:13:17 AM , Rating: 2
What we need is protection from stupid comments... like yours.


RE: lol
By jRaskell on 7/23/2013 4:51:20 PM , Rating: 2
What you apparently need is a sense of humor.


RE: lol
By mikable on 7/23/2013 11:39:46 AM , Rating: 2
Now that's just funny!


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