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Emergency Service SUV Conversions

Emergency Services SUV Conversions

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Emergency Services SUV Conversions

Emergency services SUV conversions is a wide topic of vehicles.  This can include police response and patrol vehicles, fire response vehicles, emergency medical services response vehicle as well as office of emergency management response vehicles.  These vehicles can be unmarked undercover response vehicles to a fully lighted and graphics marked vehicle depending on the mission of the vehicle.

Emergency services SUV conversions

Emergency services SUV conversions

Emergency Lights

The emergency lights installed on emergency services SUV conversions can range from a single flashing light suction cupped or mounted with Velcro to the dash to a fully converted custom emergency response vehicle with light bar, scene lights, and other perimet

er lights.  These emergency lights can be red, blue, white, amber or green.  Green is designated as incident command and would not be used as a sole responding color.  White flashing lights should be able to be turned off at the scene to avoid blinding vehicles driving past the emergency scene.

Emergency Equipment

Emergency equipment carried inside of the emergency services SUV conversions can range from police, fire, ems, HAZMAT, or emergency management equipment.  This emergency equipment can include a laptop computer mounted in the vehicle to use for database access and reports, vehicle weapon locking systems, air and gas monitoring equipment, PPE personal protection equipment, mobile radios, portable radios and chargers, flash lights and flash light chargers, hand lights and hand light chargers, SCBA, self contained breathing apparatus, turn out gear, medical supplies, and any other equipment needed to complete their assignments.

Emergency Services SUV Conversions Graphics

Emergency services SUV conversions

Emergency services SUV conversions

Vehicle graphics is a way to explain to the public and other responders what the roll of the driver and passengers of the vehicle.  Some agencies and special teams may not want to have graphics so that when they park, people will not know what type of equipment may be secured inside of the vehicle.  Another reason that emergency services SUV conversions graphics may not want to be used is so when responding to the heart of an emergency scene, they are not stopped before arriving for a lower level incident.

Emergency Services SUV Conversions Missions

There are many ways to use an SUV for emergency services.  These can be for an every day patrol and response vehicle like for a police officer, fire department supervisor, and medical first responder or medical technician for specialized response. For Police Departments these vehicles can also be used for SWAT response, K-9 dog officer response, a supervisor vehicle or inmate transfer vehicle just to name a few uses.  For fire departments these vehicles can be used as a Fire Chief responder, Battalion chief vehicle, Arson Investigator, fire inspector vehicle, as well as a utility vehicle for special responses and details when bringing a very expensive vehicle is not needed.

 

Emergency Services SUV Conversions

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Emergency Services SUV Conversions

Emergency Services SUV Conversions are a major sector in the Emergency Services Industry. In the past, sedans were the most common Law Enforcement Vehicle but lately with the raise of the Sports Utility Vehicle it has become much more common and almost every department in the country has an SUV in its fleet. When buying and SUV and upfitting it for Emergency Service it takes a professional Up-fitter and someone who understands the equipment list that goes into to creating an emergency services vehicle.

emergency services vehicle conversions

emergency services vehicle conversions

Types of Emergency Services SUV Conversions

There are many types of Emergency Services SUV conversions. Below is a list of just a few common mission that Sports Utility Vehicles are used when creating an Emergency Services Vehicle. Most Sports commercial Sports Utility Vehicles like Dodge Durango and Ford Explorers can be converted to Emergency Service Vehicles but there are some like the Ford Police Interceptor that are built specifically for the job of Law Enforcement.

  • Emergency Medical / Advanced Life Support
    • Patient Transport
  • Fire and Rescue
    • Fire Chief Vehicles
    • Battalion Chief Vehicles
    • Fire Investigation Vehicles
    • Water Rescue
  • Law Enforcement
    • Community Patrol
    • Highway Patrol
  • Crime Scene Investigations

Emergency Medical Vehicle Conversions

Emergency medical is slightly different fro the other service sectors with regards to the types of cabinet systems they need to perform their duty’s.  They need a place to store their equipment for all kinds of medical emergencies and many times have to transport patients and administer medications.  These require special cabinet systems that allow for the transport of patient and / or keep medication at a stable temperature.

Emergency Services / Law Enforcement Cabinets

Emergency Services and Law enforcement cabinets are usually thought of as cabinets being used by local police departments for emergency services, Sedan and SUV conversions. These cabinets range from a simple one drawer weapons locker to a full sized command cabinets. These cabinet systems can be used for many types of mission including Emergency Medical and Fire and Rescue. For Law Enforcement – they can used command boards and files draws but they also use weapons lockers.

Law Enforcement Weapons Lockers

Law Enforcement have to safely and securely transport weapons and ammunition and the best way to do that is with a weapons locker built specifically for the job. These types of drawer systems will only vary slightly depending on the particular vehicle it is going in. Most are full width of the back cab or trunk but these systems can be changed to store the weapons long ways when Some vehicles require a platform or mounting brackets when installing a cabinet and some vehicles do not.

A command cabinet system has many more components in it than a single drawer unit. A command cabinet system has a command board and plenty of storage for equipment and other incidentals. Some command cabinets can include a weapons drawer if the customer specs require such. The beauty of a cabinet system is that it can be as custom as you want or as simple and standard as you want.

Law Enforcment Vehicle Weapons Drawer

Law Enforcement Vehicle Weapons Drawer

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