Can Police Use Personal Vehicles?

Can a cop pull you over in his personal vehicle?

Technically, yes, but he would be foolish for doing so.

Most cops don’t have emergency lights and sirens on their personal vehicles (although I know some who do, or did), so they can’t pop on the lights and pull you over the way they can in a marked patrol car.

Do police get to choose their car?

Yes, many of our cars are assigned 24/7. Originally Answered: Is it possible to pick your own police car when you join the police? If you want to be a “cop” and pick your cruiser, become a Pennsylvania State Constable. They choose their cars and even most of their gear and uniforms, to a certain extent.

Can cops drive their cars off duty?

Most sided with cops being allowed to use their cars 24/7, as I do, but many had reservations about cops driving their vehicle outside the jurisdiction they serve and protect. “Our policy allows officers to take their squad car home if they live in the city or within five miles of the city limits,” said Sgt.

What vehicles do police use?

Popular police vehicles today (at least in my neck of the woods) include the Ford Taurus, Ford Explorer, Ford Expedition, Ford F150, Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Silverado, Dodge Charger, and Ram 1500.