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Motorcycle Patrol

The Police Motorcycle Patrol topic page provides motor officers with news, information, and resources they need to be ready for everything from VIP escort to high-speed pursuit of a dangerous suspect. Police motorcycles, from the handlebars to the tailpipes, are a completely different law enforcement vehicle, with different challenges and safety concerns.
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7 considerations for buying a police motorcycle Lindsey J. Bertomen - Police Products

7 considerations for buying a police motorcycle

Selecting a police motorcycle for the motor unit can be daunting, but the strategic advantage of the motor unit is worth it - Full Story

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Police History: The evolution of motor patrol in American policing Jason Hoschouer - Motors and Monies

Police History: The evolution of motor patrol in American policing

The 1950s saw a heavy reliance on the motor officer to again reduce what had started first in the 1920s: a desire to speed - Full Story

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Texas motorcycle officer killed in crash

Texas motorcycle officer killed in crash

A officer died Thursday night after an SUV crashed into his motorcycle - Full Story

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Man charged in Ohio cop's death after funeral procession crash

Officer who was escorting a funeral procession in Cincinnati when a car collided with his motorcycle - Full Story

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P1 Photo of the Week: The Eliminator PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: The Eliminator

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Lt. Kevin Schofield of the Berkeley Pol... - Full Story

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P1 Photo of the Week: Ready for service PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Ready for service

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Officer Shane Johnson with the Gastonia ... - Full Story

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Ore. man leads pursuit, says he didn't want to be late for work

Ore. man leads pursuit, says he didn't want to be late for work

Later apologized for not pulling over and said he feared he would be fired if he was late for work - Full Story

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Retired Ohio officer dies after funeral procession crash

Witnesses say a driver turned into the procession Saturday, sending George Brooks into the air before he hit the pavement - Full Story

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Texas motorcycle cop dies in crash during funeral procession

Officials said the officer, one of two motorcycle officers working the funeral procession, died at a hospital - Full Story



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Motorcycle Patrol Columnists

From the Motor Officer's Saddle From the Motor Officer's Saddle
with David Kinaan
Motors and Monies Motors and Monies
with Jason Hoschouer