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     Dr. Alex Ginzburg has been kind enough to share his collection exclusively with us here at www.sspmustang.org. Many of these photos have never been seen before, and some are of extremely rare vehicles. Please take time and enjoy them, I will be adding them in groups over the next several months!

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Alpharetta, GA Very low-visibility gray semi-markings which are very reflective at night.  Notice the front grille side-strobes and barely visible "Traffic Enforcement" lettering.  Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Alpharetta, GA Another shot, Alpharetta GA, taken 1996. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Avondale Estates, GA Avondale Estates, GA traffic unit. Photo by Rob Heinemann. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.

 

 

Arizona DPS A very rare slick-top used in the Northern Part of the state in the flagstaff division. Darryl Lindsay photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

CHP CHP rare color...a test vehicle used in the 1980's by CHP on commercial enforcement division vehicles. Various colors were tried.  Darryl Lindsay photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

CHP CHP Mustang with a VERY RARE radar antennae visible. Darryl Lindsay photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.

 

 

CHP CHP Mustang at the CHP Academy in Sacramento with the experimental Vector bar and the display/parade door shield, which was originally used in the early 1980's. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

CHP CHP Mustang used for commercial enforcement, shot at the Sacramento CHP academy. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

CSP CSP Mustang photographed in March of 1994. At that time there were much more Camaros in use by the CSP than the Mustangs. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.

 

 

Hawaii Not just the 'mainlanders' used SSP's, as this County in Hawaii proves with it's 1985/86 car! Photo by Scott Filis. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Elk Grove, IL Elk Grove, IL unit. Only Mustang used in Northern Illinois!!! Photo by Scott Filis. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Eureka, CA Eureka, CA. I believe this one was also featured in Monty McCord's book "Police Cars". Darryl Lindsay photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.

 

 

FHP 1983 FHP Mustang, 1 of 40. Only year to use the CJ 184 Beacon. Scott Filis photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

FHP FHP Mustang taken in mid 1990's at the Troop C, Pinellas Park station on US 19.  Note the RARE strobe and dash light. Jeff Pasteris Photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

FHP FHP 'box style' Caprice hides Mustang behind it at maintenance facility. Jay Weinstein photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.

 

 

FHP More FHP Caprices with Mustang wedged in between. Notice deck lights on Caprices but not on Mustang. Photo courtesy of Mike Kennedy. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

FHP 1989 Mustang sits next to Crown Vic, both have Jetsonic lightbars. PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN-Please contact me if you took it!. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

FHP Nice side shot, MPH radar, no deck lights on this 1991-1993 car. Mark Carr photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.

 

 

FHP Nice lineup of cars with the Accreditation sticker. Jeff Pasteris Photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

FHP Rare shot of Vector equipped car. Mark Carr photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

FHP Earlier FHP Mustang with Vector. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

FHP Another nice shot with Vector bar, no radar visible. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP Georgia State Patrol Unit #237with a RARE lightstik on a back of the strobe lightbar. Georgia had a very limited amount of units outfitted like this. This photo was featured in black/white in Monty McCord's "Cars of the State Police and Highway Patrol" book.  Oh, the days of no internet....! Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection. PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN.
 

GSP Georgia State Patrol, with an older dual radar unit. This vehicle was photographed by Scott Filis while driving through North Georgia in 1993. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP Another view from above. What appears to be an unmarked Mustang sits in background. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP Georgia State Patrol.  Taken by Rob Heinemann at one of the very welcoming Georgia tourist information buildings at a rest stop. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP Georgia State Patrol. Photo courtesy of Mike Kennedy. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP Georgia State Patrol. This rear shot highlights the mount position of the radar readout box. Note Lojack antennas as well. Photo courtesy of a collector from England who chooses to remain unknown. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP Georgia State Patrol. Photo by Alex Ginzburg, taken in 1996 during the Olympics. You gotta love the dual radar, VHS video camera mounted in front, and of course....the Confederate license plate! Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP Georgia State Patrol. Photos by Alex Ginzburg, taken in 2002. This vehicle is the ONLY restored out of service Mustang stationed at the GASP garage in Atlanta. License plates were mounted for the photos only. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP Another shot of above. Note the unusual PAR round strobes. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP Nice side view. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP Another side view. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP Nice wide angle shot. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP In the rear, you can see the restored 87 Chevy, and one of the remaining infamous BMW, contributed by the West German company for the Olympic torch delegation. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP Another view. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

GSP One more look, '87 Caprice and BMW in rear. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Idaho Idaho State Police. '85 or '86 slicktop, this very rare shot was photographed by Scott Filis. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Jefferson County, KY Jefferson County, Kentucky Mustang, unit 990.  This department has merged with Louisville PD now.  An interesting piece of information: Louisville PD used to run a couple of FBI package Buick Grand Nationals for traffic in the late 1980's, through the early 1990's, and then LPD had started using Camaros, beginning with the 1991 unmarkeds.  Jeff. Co. officers prided themselves on having many more 'fast' cars than LPD, and always detailed them to show off for the dignitary/celebrity escorts during the annual Derby. Scott Filis photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Jefferson County, KY Here another view of a Jefferson County SSP, unit 1009, Kustom K band radar mounted on dash. That door seal has to rank among one of the largest around! Scott Filis photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Jefferson County, KY One more look...where is it today?? Scott Filis photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Jefferson County, KY Unit 992, newer car with alloy 10 holes. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Jefferson County, KY Jefferson County, Kentucky. Unit 992, updated graphics, newer Mustang. Beautiful! Scott Filis photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Jefferson County, KY Another shot, very nice graphics. Scott Filis photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Kansas Kansas Highway Patrol. None SSP car, but cool anyway! Photographer unknown, but we suspect that this came directly from KHP. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Kansas Kansas Highway Patrol TURNPIKE DIVISION. Thank you for posing! Photographer unknown. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Kansas Kansas Highway Patrol TURNPIKE DIVISION. Very nice Red color, and check out the front red under bumper strobes! Darryl Lindsay photo. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

KSP KY State Police Unit #542. Nice front shot. All KSP cars were slicktops, trademark painted blue lights where directional bulbs go. Also nice shot of radar on dash. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

KSP Rear shot of #542. Round blue lights are another trademark for KSP cars. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

LA SP Rare 1993 Louisiana State Police car, with blue lights aplenty. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

LA SP Another nice side view, Caprice sits next to it. These are a very colorful and attractive SSP scheme, and I don't know of any restored ones. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

LA SP Nice front view with revolving blue dash light and 'Blue Max' front plate. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

LA SP And now the opposite..earlier 1989 LSP Mustang in black! . Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

LA SP Nice rear shot of the '89. Unlike it's newer brethren, this car has minimal lighting. Whelen Dashmaster mounted from the rear headliner in an unusual position. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

LA SP

This '89 appears to have a Bee radar setup, widely used in Texas as well. Blue 'pancake' light also visible. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Mass SP Mass State Police, used in Troop F, Turnpike. Not an SSP, but a neat car. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Minnesota State Police Very rare cars. MN ran decals on the passenger side only! They used various colors, and were all slicktops. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Michigan State Police Next to a row of early Caprices with the trademark illuminated 'STOP' sign. All MI Mustangs were slicktop cars, unlike the 'bubble' equipped cars next to it. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Michigan State Police Nice rear view.  Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Michigan State Police Unit 4006. Nice in service photos with the distinctive darker bumpers and trim. Notice also K-Band antenna unit clearly visible. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Michigan State Police Nice side view. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Michigan State Police Slightly different side view. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Michigan State Police Slightly different rear view. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Missouri Highway Patrol Nice shot of unit #642 with Code 3 lightbar. MOHP ran a variety of blue colors for their cars. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Missouri Highway Patrol

Here's another MOHP car, slightly lighter shade, same lightbar and decals. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Missouri Highway Patrol

Older unit in white with black wheels, Code 3, and red interior! MOHP ran some of the most attractive colors for combinations of any agency. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Missouri Highway Patrol

Unit 666, restored. Also with a red interior. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

NCHP Very nice picture of a NCHP slicktop, surrounded by bevy of dark/light unmarked HP and DMV units (before the merger) used by North Carolina Highway Patrol. Always striking in their graphics, NC ran unmarked units, marked units with lightbars, and slicktops. This particular unit sports a small blue light on the dash. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

NCHP Dual rear blue decks, dual antennas of the clip style. This was a common item for NC units back to the 1980's. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP 1993 Mustang with Jetsonic, MPH radar and -- chrome pushers with Pony wheels?? Yes, Nevada did not always stick to tradition! MPH radar clearly visible. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Nice shot of two SSP's, notice chrome pushers and Federal Signal 22 lightbar. Each radar unit has a towel to protect it from the sun; low tech! MPH radar on left, what appears to a Bee K band unit on right. Nice shot of NHP truck in back with full size all red lightbar. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Very rare BW shot of SSP with roof mounted radar antenna next to the trademark Federal Signal 22. Notice also the low number plate, 045. Each Trooper had their own plates with their assigned number. Back in those days the last three numbers were the troops call sign and the first number (not shown on plate) was the rank or classification. Info c/o Charles Thurman. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP More on the plate-the numbers were based on day of hire ranking which meant if you saw a low number plate like below, it was a safe bet that it was an old timer and of rank. Again id number 029 with a rank of Lt. or above. These numbers would be shuffled and reassigned every once and awhile due to gaps from retiring staff and new hires. One trooper I know started as 280 out of the academy and then was changed to 160 after one of these reassignments of numbers. Info c/o Charles Thurman. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Here's an '86 with the model 22 was used on all NHP cars and SUV's from around 1980 until 1990. However during a majority of this time period the "Motor Transport" aka truck cops drove brown vehicles and had full length Aerodynic bars, however were part of DMV not NHP. In 1991 NHP switched from the model 22 to Jetsonics on the new cars. Then in 1994 they switched to Jetstreams and relocated the speaker to the behind the grills. In 1986 Whelen tried to get the contract and gave NHP several Mini Edge bars for evaluation. In northern command (Reno) there was one 1986 Dodge Diplomat and one 1986 SSP with these. As always there are some variations to this but this was the overall program.  Info c/o Charles Thurman. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP More on the 22 - One thing to remember is that there was and still is three different install facilities in the state and each had "their way" of doing things. Additionally all NHP cars are assigned to one trooper and that can determine what equipment he may have. Most important to us here however is that the SSP cars from 91-93 had Jetsonics with the speaker on the roof and all previous year SSP cars had the model 22 bars; and none had arrowsticks on the rear deck or on the bar. Info c/o Charles Thurman. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Nice side view of an SSP with black wheels used 1987 to mid 1990. Note Diplomats in background also equipped with the FS 22.   Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Another 85/86 with the FS 22 and K band radar antenna mounted, curiously enough, behind the 3rd brake light. Not sure if that was a stealth move or just bad placement! Qtr whip and high gain antennas. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Similar setup as above photo, except Kustom antenna relocated bit farther over. Body colored wheels make these very attractive vehicles! Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Once again, the unconventional thanks to NHP. Full size wheel covers, high mounted A-Pillar  5" spotlights, and Mini-edge lightbar-no two of these cars seem alike!  Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Here's a rear shot, notice lack of radar on rear deck. Roof numbers visible, oddly enough the Diplomat does not have them. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Photo taken towards dusk, good shot of FS lights in action. Chrome pushers accentuate the lines of the front end, very nice. More typical black colored steel Police wheels; one or two other states would paint the wheels body color, including Ky. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP From the rear. Kustom radar slightly off center. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP 1993 equipped with MPH radar and Jetsonic. Dual spots turned backwards perhaps help MPG? Not sure, but looks sharp. Chrome pushers again, which held up better in the dry desert than other climes!. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Nice 4 eyed SSP with FS22 lightbar, pushers, dual K band antennas, dual spots and what appear to be black wheels. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Another 4 eyed, but no centercaps! Perhaps a promo photo?. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Another shot of what appears to be the same vehicle, however the spotlights are of differing heights. Black body side moldings stand out. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Neat shot backed in with chrome center caps and pushers, K band radar. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Jetsonic equipped SSP next to newer Caprice. Front and rear radar antennas, also front plate missing. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Here's a nice shot with the mountains in the background. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP SSP sits next to what appears out of service Caprice. Note row of Jetsonic equipped Caprices in the background. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Here's another shot of these non stock wheels. Different plate and red spot vs. what is on above vehicle. Photo  c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.

 

Nevada SP Once again, a departure from the typical wheels and tires for the NHP Mustang! Photo dates to 1995, perhaps testing was still occurring on these? Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Another shot with the definitely 'non SSP' wheels. Interesting location for the rear radar antenna as well. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP And yet more non-stock wheels! Outside of SC, these are the only agencies that seem to have a penchant for the unusual, wheel wise. Great looking car.. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP Nice side shot of above. Notice the additional antennas and power cord wiring to the lightbar sitting right on the roof.. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP And yet another! This car looks very similar to one above unless you look closely... Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

Nevada SP One more of the 'wheel' game, blue body colored painted rims on both SSP's with the FS 22 lightbar. Very nice! Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

NYSP 1988 SSP in NYSP trim. Red Pinstriping makes it a sharp looking car. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
 

NYSP 1991 NYSP sits in a maintenance facility ready for action. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
  NYSP Another 1988, although the plate is similar to the one two above, it's missing the lower fender Thruwau decal . Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
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OHP One year only! Interesting photo showing 1985 Oklahoma HP car with Jetstream and earlier style Pinto-spec hubcaps OHP used automatics in their Mustangs. Nice shot of a Crown Vic slicktop in background  Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
NEW.gif (888 bytes) Oregon State Police Another unusual looking SSP, this one from Oregon, with it's McDermott lightbar. NY also used this on their vehicles. Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.
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NYSP Nice side shot of an RCMP unit . Photo c/o of Alex Ginzburg collection.

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