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Beyond the Crown Vic: MSP Tests 19 Vehicles for 2012

August 12, 2011
For the first time in two decades, Ford's mainstay Crown Vic Police Interceptor will be absent from the track, when the Michigan State Police commence their annual test of law enforcement vehicles in September.

Rating the 2011 Police Motorcycles

May 19, 2011
Emergency vehicle operators with the drivers' training divisions of the LASD and LAPD evaluated the Honda ST1300, Kawasaki Concourse 14, BMW R1200 RT-P, Harley-Davidson Electra Glide and Harley-Davidson Road King. The testing regimen includes a 32-lap high-speed course, vehicle dynamics pursuit evaluation, hard-braking test, and ergonomic review.

2011 Michigan Vehicle Tests: Motorcycles

December 9, 2010

Kawasaki's Concours 14P ABS motorcycle turned heads when it was relaunched in May (Kawasaki initially introduced it in 2009), and may have generated the most off-line conversations at this year's Michigan State Police vehicle testing.

Kawasaki Edges BMW at Michigan State Police Motorcycle Test

September 21, 2010
The Kawasaki Concours 14P recorded the highest speed of the four two-wheel vehicles tested, reaching 131 mph on the 4.8-mile speedway at the Chrysler Proving Grounds in Chelsea, Mich.

NLEOMF to Raffle Harley-Davidson Bike

September 8, 2010
The bike, which was donated by Harley-Davidson, retails for $18,402 and was on display during National Police Week at the Fraternal Order of Police's Tent City during LawRide. Only 6,000 tickets are being sold, and the raffle winner need not be present to win.

Harley Donates Bike for Law Enforcement Museum Raffle

August 25, 2010
The Harley-Davidson motorcycle has a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $18,402, and only 6,000 raffle tickets are being printed.

Michigan State Police Will Test Five New-Vehicle Introductions

August 16, 2010
Overall, 14 patrol cars, the pursuit-rated Chevy Tahoe and four motorcycles will be evaluated for acceleration, top speed, and brake testing on Sept. 18 at the Chrysler Proving Grounds in Chelsea, Mich.

Beyond the Patrol Car

February 25, 2010

Police officers cannot travel by squad car alone. From motorcycles to ARVs, different details require different modes of transportation.

L.A. County Sheriff Releases 2010 Motorcycle Evaluation

February 19, 2010
Police riders evaluated five 2009/2010 model year motorcycles from Harley-Davidson, Honda, and BMW.

LAPD Selects BMW For Motor Patrol

January 7, 2010
The department is now taking delivery of the last of the 100 R1200 RT-P 2009 sport touring motorcycles, and will shift away from the Harley-Davidson cruisers that have been a staple of one of the nation's largest motor patrol units.

Michigan State Police Release 2010 Vehicle Test Results

November 16, 2009
The Michigan State Police driving unit has released the results from the evaluation of the 2010 models of the most widely used patrol vehicles. The 2010 Dodge Charger is a top performer.

L.A. County Sheriff Tests 2010 Patrol Vehicles

October 26, 2009
Each year, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department pushes the new crop of patrol vehicles to their limit at a California speedway, as part of an annual performance and safety evaluation.

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.

Motor Officers Compete To Become 'Top Gun' Rider

October 8, 2009
An annual California police motorcycle skills competition drew almost 500 officers to a sun-drenched parking lot lining 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.

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.

Michigan State Police To Test 2010 Patrol Vehicles

September 3, 2009
The Michigan State Police's driving unit will evaluate the 2010 models of patrol cars, motorcycles and SUVs later this month and post the performance results on its website in early October, according to the unit's Lt. Keith Wilson.

Performance Tests: 2009 Police Vehicles

July 15, 2009
Each year, the Michigan State Police evaluate the crop of new patrol cars, SUVs and motorcycles for law enforcement agencies. If you missed the initial release and are still wondering how the 2009 models performed, read more.

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.

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