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June 20, 2014
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LAPD gets military-grade stealth motorcycle

Bike is currently being used by the LAPD off-road unit, which patrols mountain terrain and other locations not accessible to police vehicles or trucks

By Kevin Truong
NBC Los Angeles 

LOS ANGELES — The description of the LAPD’s new pilot project sounds more like a cat.

It’s black, quiet and able to sneak up behind people without them noticing.

But the department isn’t expanding its animal division, instead they’ve recently purchased a Zero MMX, a specially built military-grade electric motorcycle. The bike is currently being used by the LAPD off-road unit, which patrols mountain terrain and other locations not accessible to police vehicles or trucks, said Sgt. Rob Alberca, the officer in charge of the unit.

Full StoryLAPD Piloting All-Electric Military-Grade Motorcycle

 






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