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Harley-Davidson Closes Buell Division

October 15, 2009
Harley-Davidson will close its Buell subsidiary in East Troy, Wisc., which will result in the ceasing of production of the Buell Ulysses Police XB12XP motorcycle, BizTimes Daily reports.

Motorcycle Skills Competition

October 8, 2009

An annual California police motorcycle skills competition drew almost 500 officers to a sun-drenched parking lot along the Huntington Beach sand to compete for top-rider honors, train on patterns of neatly arranged orange cones and share a few moments of levity about their specialized patrol work. The Orange County Traffic Officer's Association hosted the annual police motorcycle skills competition, which nearly doubled in attendance from a year ago.

Police Motorcycles: 2009

September 16, 2009

Officers patrolling for agencies that purchased motorcycles from the 2009 model year will be riding one of six models. Harley-Davidson, which began producing police motorcycles in 1908, offers the Road King and Electra Glide (identical engine with sidecar mounting). BMW's R1200 RT-P is a favorite of the California Highway Patrol and Los Angles Sheriff's Department. The company also offers the G650. In 2007, Honda began producing its ST1300, a compact, performance bike. And H-D subsidiary Buell began producing a police version of its Ulysses sportbike in late 2008. Roads can't contain that bike, which has already been put to use by several rural departments.

2009 FLHP Road King

July 14, 2009
For the 2009 Road King, Harley-Davidson added a new chassis designed to deliver more responsive maneuverability, increased capacity (a 70-pound load) and greater comfort for the rider.

IACP 2008: Best of Show

January 1, 2009

As exemplified by IACP 2008 held in San Diego in November, IACP tends to be about big ticket items: vehicles, software, video systems. This year's IACP was no exception.

Buell Ulysses Police Motorcycle

July 1, 2008
The new Buell Ulysses Police XB12XP motorcycle is a quick and very nimble “special duty” patrol vehicle. Based on the Ulysses adventure sportbike from Harley-Davidson subsidiary Buell, the Ulysses Police features long-travel suspension, generous ground clearance, and aggressive tires that allow it to tackle roads too rough or narrow for confident travel in a car or on a traditional police motorcycle.

2008 Michigan Vehicle Tests

December 1, 2007

In the words of one EVOC trainer, "Every officer wants the best vehicle they can get their hands on. Every department wants the most cost-effective fleet possible. Somewhere in between is probably the best place to be."

Motor Patrol 2007

May 1, 2007

For almost 100 years American law enforcement officers have been riding motorcycles in the line of duty. Even before Chief August Vollmer, who is credited with organizing the first official Police Motorcycle Patrol in the United States with the Berkeley (Calif.) Police Department in 1911, law enforcement recognized the value of motorcycles.

Harley-Davidson Twin Cam 103 Powertrain for LE Cruisers

January 1, 2007
Harley-Davidson launched an all-new Big Twin powertrain for the 2007 FLHTP Electra-Glide and FLHP Road King law enforcement motorcycles when the Twin Cam 103 Police engine and 6-speed Cruise Drive were introduced. This new engine, which is only available on law enforcement models, comes standard with Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI).

Harley-Davidson Peace Officer Softail

December 1, 2005
Harley-Davidson has added a new model to its line of Peace Officer Special Edition motorcycles. The company’s popular Heritage Softail model is now available in black with silver accents. New features on the Peace Officer Special Heritage Softail and Electra Glide include an easier to use clutch system and an improved brake system that uses Dot 4 fluid for better brake feel. The Peace Officer Special Edition motorcycles are only sold to law enforcement officers for use as their private vehicles.

IACP 2004: Best of Show

December 1, 2004

Almost every chief at the show was looking for ways to stretch budgets without compromising public or officer safety and maintaining officer morale and pride.

Motor Patrol: Working on Two Wheels

February 1, 2004

The motorcycle police officer has been an American icon for more than half a century. But contrary to "CHiPs" fantasies, the job is not all glamour, and working a police shift on two wheels is just as tough, if not tougher, than working the same shift in a patrol car.

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