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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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Ticket vs. warning: When does one win out? Jason Hoschouer - Motors and Monies

Ticket vs. warning: When does one win out?

A driver's attitude and history can influence the decision to issue a ticket as much as traffic conditions and the infraction itself - Full Story

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SHOT Show 2016: Seer displays innovative new lighting system for motor helmets Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

SHOT Show 2016: Seer displays innovative new lighting system for motor helmets

The system activates when the officer squeezes the brake lever or activates his/her emergency lights, offering enhanced visibility in either day or night - Full Story

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Officer injured in Biden motorcade; 2nd accident in a week

A Detroit officer's motorcycle skidded Thursday on slick tar and loose gravel while escorting Biden - Full Story

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Biden invites officer injured in his motorcade for DC visit

Motorcycle officer was in an accident Friday while escorting Biden's motorcade to LaGuardia Airport - Full Story

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Video: NM hires first female motorcycle officer in state history

Officer Vanessa Martinez is the first female to pass all requirements to be a motorcycle officer - Full Story

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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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Motorcycle Patrol Columnists

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