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"I identify with the weak person; this is one reason why my fictional protagonists are essentially antiheroes."
- Philip K. Dick

Police Control-Override  
  A device that allows police officers to take control of an otherwise normal vehicle.  

I nudged the car into motion, steering between the two wide-shouldered, lean-hipped trouble boys. One whipped out a three-inch black disc - a police control-override. A red light blinked on the dash; the car faltered as the external command came to brake.

I gunned it hard, felt the accelerator jam...

Technovelgy from The Hounds of Hell, by Keith Laumer.
Published by IF in 1964
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See also a similar idea, the cop block from Greg Bear's 2007 novel Quantico.

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Police Control-Override-related news articles:
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  - Texting UK Police May Control Your Car
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  - Take Control Of Cars Wirelessly
  - RF Safe-Stop Shuts Cars Off
  - Hackers Can Take Control Of Cars From Anywhere In The World
  - A Kill Switch For Your Car?

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